Obatzda (German Cheese Dip)

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 15 min.


3-1/2 cups

Updated: Nov. 12, 2022
Obatzda, otherwise known as German beer cheese dip, is so delicious and creamy. It's the perfect dip to make the night before a get-together. —Beate Trinkl, Einsbach, Germany
Obatzda (German Cheese Dip) Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 2 rounds (8 ounces each) Camembert cheese, rind on, sliced
  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1 medium onion, finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon caraway seeds
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper


  1. In a small bowl, mash Camembert cheese with a fork to desired consistency. Beat in cream cheese, onion and seasonings. If desired, sprinkle with additional caraway seeds.

Nutrition Facts

2 tablespoons: 79 calories, 7g fat (4g saturated fat), 20mg cholesterol, 183mg sodium, 1g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 0 fiber), 4g protein.