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Cheddar Cheese Sauce

Cheddar Cheese Sauce is a creamy cheese sauce that is perfect for dipping and dousing over your favorite veggies and snacks!

Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Keyword Cheddar Cheese Sauce
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 61 kcal
Author Amanda Rettke-iambaker.net


  • 1 cup whole milk, divided
  • 4 teaspoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3 ounces (2/3 cup) sharp cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper


  1. In a medium saucepan, whisk together 1/4 cup of milk and the flour.

  2. Pour in the remaining milk and salt, bringing it to a boil over medium heat. Stir frequently.

  3. Reduce heat to low and simmer for 2 minutes, stirring constantly. The mixture will start to thicken.

  4. Remove from heat, and stir in the cheese and pepper until the cheese melts.