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Hot Cheese Dunk

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 20 min.


2 cups

Here's a fun and budget-friendly fondue, made with lots of ingredients you have in your pantry. It's a great dipper for veggies, pretzels and all kinds of crackers. —Sharon Mensing, Greenfield, Iowa


  • 1/2 cup nonfat dry milk powder
  • 1-1/4 cups water
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 3 tablespoons butter, cubed
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon chicken bouillon granules
  • 1/8 teaspoon hot pepper sauce
  • 1-1/2 cups shredded Swiss cheese
  • 1/3 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • Assorted vegetables or bread cubes


  1. In a small bowl, combine milk powder and water; set aside. In a large skillet, saute onion and garlic in butter until tender. Stir in flour and bouillon until blended. Add the pepper sauce and reserved milk.
  2. Bring to a boil, cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Stir in cheeses until melted. Serve warm with vegetables or bread.

Nutrition Facts

1/4 cup: 176 calories, 11g fat (7g saturated fat), 35mg cholesterol, 307mg sodium, 8g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 0 fiber), 11g protein.

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