Oktoberfest Pretzels With Spicy Tomato Beer Cheese


6Oktoberfest Pretzels With Spicy Tomato Beer CheeseServes 6

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  • 3 Tbsp. unsalted butter
  • 3 Tbsp. all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 2/3 cup beer
  • 1 tsp. Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 Tbsp. Dijon mustard
  • 1/2 tsp. garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp. paprika
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 tsp. freshly cracked black pepper
  • 2 cups sharp cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 1 pack Angel Sweet® tomatoes
  • 3-4 Yowzers!™ red chili peppers
  • Baked pretzels, for serving (store-bought, frozen)


  • Heat butter in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add the flour and whisk until combined and cooked through, about 1 minute.
  • In a blender, combine milk, mustard, garlic powder, paprika, salt, black pepper, Angel Sweet® tomatoes, and Yowzers!™ and blend until pureed, leaving small chunks of tomatoes and pepper, if desired.
  • To the saucepan, add the liquid mixture slowly, whisking until everything is combined. Stirring constantly, cook until mixture has thickened slightly, about 3-5 minutes. Add in sharp cheddar cheese and whisk until smooth.
  • Taste for seasoning and remove from heat. Serve warm alongside pretzels.

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