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Cheese Sauce

Delicious with homemade soft pretzels

Total Time 10 minutes


  • 2 Tbsp butter
  • 2 Tbsp flour
  • 1 cup milk, 2%
  • 6 oz sharp cheddar cheese
  • 1/8 tsp paprika
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder


  1. Melt butter in a saucepan over low-medium heat. Add flour, and whisk for 15 seconds.

  2. Add milk, whisking constantly on low heat until smooth and starting to thicken (approximately 3 minutes).

  3. Add cheese, shredded or in small chunks. Stir until cheese is completely melted. Stir in paprika and garlic powder.