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Easy Cheese Sauce Used 4 Ways

Versatile, pourable, and oh so easy, with only a few simple ingredients, this Easy Cheese Sauce is going to be your new foodie best friend. With one simple recipe, you can make hundreds of variations, from entrees, to appetizers, to side!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Appetizer, Cheese, Side
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cheese sauce, easy cheese
Servings: 3 cups Cheese Sauce
Calories: 2532kcal
Author: Rachael

Ingredients

Easy Cheese Sauce

  • 2 cups Shredded Sharp Cheddar Cheese
  • 2 cups Gouda Cheese or any other variety of cheese you love
  • ½ Tablespoons corn starch
  • 12 ounces evaporated milk
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon fresh ground pepper

Broccoli Cheese and Bacon Sauce

  • 2 cups Easy Cheese Sauce
  • 2/3 cup chopped steamed broccoli
  • ¼ cup bacon bits optional

Bacon Jalapeno Baked Bread Bowl Cheese Dip

  • ½ cup cooked chopped bacon
  • ½ cup pickled jalapenos chopped
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1 cup Easy Cheese Sauce
  • Salt and Pepper to Taste
  • 1 loaf Sourdough or crusty bread of choice

Veggie Cheese Dip Puff Appetizers

  • 1 package puff pastry shells 6 total shells
  • 1 cup easy cheese sauce
  • ½ cup chopped mixed veggies carrots, peppers, cucumber, celery, chives

7 Layer Cheese and Bean Dip

  • 16 ounces refried beans refried beans
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1 cup salsa
  • 1 cup Easy Cheese Sauce
  • 1 cup guacamole
  • Olives green onions, tomatoes

Instructions

Easy Cheese Sauce

  • In a small bowl, Toss Shredded Sharp Cheddar Cheese and Gouda cheese in corn starch.
  • Put cheese and corn starch mixture into a medium sized sauce pan, and add evaporated milk.
  • Over medium heat, heat cheese mixture, and whisk until smooth and creamy (about 5-10 minutes)
  • Season with salt and pepper

Broccoli Cheese and Bacon Sauce

  • Mix cheese sauce with chopped steamed broccoli and bacon, and serve over baked potatoes

Bacon Jalapeno Baked Bread Bowl Cheese Dip

  • Mix together cheese sauce, sauce cream, jalapenos and bacon.
  • Cut out interior of loaf of bread, and fill with cheese
  • Bake at 425 degrees for 10-15 minutes until bubbly and browned on top
  • Garnish with green onion, bacon, and jalapenos
  • Serve with chips

Veggie Cheese Dip Puff Appetizers

  • Bake puff pastry shells according to package directions
  • Take center out of shells, fill with cheese
  • Top with fresh veggies and enjoy

7 Layer Cheese and Bean Dip

  • Layer in order of ingredients listed and enjoy with chips

Notes

This cheese sauce is easy and pourable, and is shown to be used 4 ways here, feel free to adjust quantities to personal preference.

Nutrition

Calories: 2532kcal | Carbohydrates: 165g | Protein: 79g | Fat: 180g | Saturated Fat: 61g | Cholesterol: 241mg | Sodium: 6731mg | Potassium: 1766mg | Fiber: 17g | Sugar: 41g | Vitamin A: 6560IU | Vitamin C: 24mg | Calcium: 1446mg | Iron: 9.3mg