Cheddar Cheese & Bacon Fondue



Savory & thick, a natural served with seasoned croutons, Granny Smith apple wedges, celery sticks and little hamburger meatballs!


★★★★★ 1 vote

4 to 6
15 Min
15 Min


  • 1 lb
    wisconsin cheddar cheese, grated
  • 1/2 lb
    extra sharp cheddar cheese, grated
  • 1/4 lb
    fontina cheese,grated
  • 3 c
    whole milk
  • 2 Tbsp
    unsalted buttter
  • 2 Tbsp
    wondra flour
  • 1 Tbsp
    kosher salt
  • 1 Tbsp
    baby chives, finely minced
  • 1 tsp
    garlic powder
  • 1 tsp
    dijon mustard, smooth
  • 1/2 tsp
    annatto, powdered
  • 1/2 tsp
    white pepper
  • 1/2 tsp
    onion powder
  • 1/4 tsp
    cayenne pepper
  • 2 slice
    bacon, cooked until crisp and broken into extra small bits

How to Make Cheddar Cheese & Bacon Fondue


  1. In a saucepan, melt butter. Add wondra flour and stir until "dissolved".
  2. Add milk and bring to a simmer, stirring constantly. Add salt, chives, garlic and onion powders, mustard and pepper[s]. Stir in annatto.
  3. Add cheese in small batches, stirring until each is dissolved before adding the next. When complete, fold in bacon.
  4. Place over a flame in your fondue set. Serve with seasoned croutons, apple wedges, celery sticks, little meatballs and whatever else you can think of!

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