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IPA Cheese Fondue Bites
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IPA Cheese Fondue Bites

IPA Cheese Fondue Bites

Cheddar garlic biscuits with a gooey ham and cheese filling creates an irresistible, pop-able appetizer! MORE + LESS -

Servings: 22 servings (1 serving = 2 pieces)
Prep
INGREDIENT
WEIGHT
MEASURE
Filling
INGREDIENT
WEIGHT
MEASURE
IPA beer
12 oz
1 1/2 cups
Water, cool approx. 72°F
2 Tbsp
Cornstarch
2 tsp
Heavy whipping cream
13 oz
1 1/2 cups
Emmental cheese, shredded
4.50 oz
1 3/4 cups
Fontina cheese, shredded
3 oz
1 cup
Garlic, fresh, pureed
1/2 tsp
Kosher salt
1/2 tsp
White pepper, ground
1/8 tsp
Diced ham, medium
3 oz
1/2 cup
Prep
  1. Thaw biscuits, covered, either at room temp. 15-30 minutes until flexible or refrigerate overnight.
Filling
  1. Cook beer in heavy-bottomed sauce pan on low heat until reduced to 1/3 of starting amount.
  2. Stir water and cornstarch together in separate bowl; pour slowly into beer while stirring with whisk.
  3. Bring to a boil and hold for 2 minutes; add heavy whipping cream.
  4. Simmer, stirring frequently, until reduced by half or sauce slowly drips from back of spoon.
  5. Remove from stove and stir in cheeses, garlic, salt and pepper; transfer mixture to blender.
  6. Blend for approx. 20 seconds, stop and scrape sides; blend for an additional 20 seconds or until smooth.
  7. Transfer to separate container if desired and stir in diced ham.
  8. Cover and refrigerate until completely cold and is firm.
Assembly
  1. Cut each thawed biscuit in half; roll each piece out to approx. 3 1/2-inch circle.
  2. Scoop 0.5 oz cold filling with #70 scoop; place in center of each biscuit round.
  3. Pinch biscuit closed around filling, making sure no openings remain; refrigerate for 30 minutes.
  4. Preheat fryer to 350°F; place balls in fryer basket and top with additional basket so they do not float.
  5. Fry for approx. 2 1/2 minutes or until golden brown; serve warm.

  • Tip: Serve with stone ground mustard for dipping if desired. Note, nutrition information may change.
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Nutrition Information

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Serving Size:
2 pieces
Calories
200
Calories from Fat
120
% Daily Value
Total Fat
14g
21%
Saturated Fat
8g
38%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
30mg
10%
Sodium
520mg
22%
Total Carbohydrate
13g
4%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
3g
Protein
5g
Vitamin A
6%
6%
Vitamin C
10%
10%
Calcium
8%
8%
Iron
2%
2%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Nutrition values are calculated using the weights of ingredients.

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