Creamy, cheesy fondue makes every party better. Serve this extra cheesy appetizer with French bread cubes, broccoli, and boiled potatoes for dippers.

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Ingredients

Directions

  • In a 4- to 5-quart slow cooker combine broth, whipping cream, wine, and garlic. Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 4 to 5 hours.

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  • Meanwhile, in a medium bowl stir together butter and flour until a paste forms. Stir into broth mixture until combined. Cover and cook about 30 minutes more or until slightly thickened.

  • Whisk Seasoning into broth mixture. Gradually whisk in Cheese Option 1 and Cheese Option 2 until smooth. Serve with dippers.

Variations:

Classic: For Seasoning, use 1 tablespoon Dijon-style mustard. For Cheese Option 1, use process Swiss. For Cheese Option 2, use shredded Emmentaler.Cheddar-Beer: Prepare as directed, except substitute lager beer for the wine. For Seasoning, use 1 tablespoon spicy brown mustard. For Cheese Option 1, use cheddar. For Cheese Option 2, use shredded sharp cheddar.Nutrition analysis per serving: 179 calories, 6 g protein, 3 g carbohydrate, 16 g total fat (10 g sat. fat), 54 mg cholesterol, 0 g fiber, 0 g total sugar, 11% Vitamin a, 0% Vitamin C, 201 mg sodium, 15% calcium, 2% ironBlue: For Seasoning, use 2 tablespoons honey. For Cheese Option 1, use Gruyère. For Cheese Option 2, use crumbled blue cheese.Nutrition analysis per serving: 183 calories, 6 g protein, 3 g carbohydrate, 16 g total fat (10 g sat. fat), 53 mg cholesterol, 0 g fiber, 1 g total sugar, 11% Vitamin A, 0% Vitamin C, 207 mg sodium, 18% calcium, 1% ironChipotle: For Seasoning, use 1 to 2 tablespoons finely chopped canned chipotle peppers in adobo sauce. For Cheese Option 1, use Monterey Jack. For Cheese Option 2, use shredded Colby.Nutrition analysis per serving: 177 calories, 5 g protein, 2 g carbohydrate, 16 g total fat (10 g sat. fat), 51 mg cholesterol, 0 g fiber, 0 g total sugar, 11% Vitamin A, 0% Vitamin C, 184 mg sodium, 15% calcium, 2% ironHerbed: For Seasoning, use 1 teaspoon finely shredded lemon peel. For Cheese Option 1, use Havarti. For Cheese Option 2, use two 5.2-ounce containers semisoft cheese with garlic and fine herbes.Nutrition analysis per serving: 173 calories, 4 g protein, 2 g carbohydrate, 17 g total fat (11 g sat. fat), 43 mg cholesterol, 0 g fiber, 0 g total sugar, 9% Vitamin A, 1% Vitamin C, 186 mg sodium, 8% calcium, 1% ironItalian: For Seasoning, use 2 tablespoons basil pesto. For Cheese Option 1, use Italian cheese blend. For Cheese Option 2, use shredded Pecorino Romano.Nutrition analysis per serving: 174 calories, 6 g protein, 3 g carbohydrate, 15 g total fat (9 g sat. fat), 50 mg cholesterol, 0 g fiber, 0 g total sugar, 10% Vitamin A, 1% Vitamin C, 250 mg sodium, 18% calcium, 1% iron

Nutrition Facts

170 calories; 15 g total fat; 9 g saturated fat; 1 g polyunsaturated fat; 4 g monounsaturated fat; 50 mg cholesterol; 294 mg sodium. 81 mg potassium; 3 g carbohydrates; 0 g fiber; 0 g sugar; 5 g protein; 0 g trans fatty acid; 533 IU vitamin a; 0 mg vitamin c; 0 mg thiamin; 0 mg riboflavin; 0 mg niacin equivalents; 0 mg vitamin b6; 6 mcg folate; 1 mcg vitamin b12; 158 mg calcium; 0 mg iron;

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