Cider-Cheese Fondue


Give the cheese board routine a fall spin with this a three-cheese fondue made with apple cider and served with a spread of hearty dippers.

Cider-Cheese Fondue
Photo: Jacob Fox
Total Time:
30 mins
4 cups


  • 1 clove garlic, halved

  • 1 12 ounce bottle dry hard cider or 1 1/2 cups apple cider

  • 2 teaspoon hot pepper sauce

  • 8 ounce Swiss cheese, shredded (2 cups)

  • 8 ounce Gruyére cheese, shredded (2 cups)

  • 8 ounce sharp cheddar cheese, shredded (2 cups)

  • 2 tablespoon cornstarch

  • Assorted Dippers


  1. Rub garlic on bottom and sides of a heavy 4- to 5-qt. pot; discard garlic.

  2. Add cider and hot pepper sauce to pot; bring to a simmer over medium. In a large bowl toss cheeses with cornstarch; add to cider a small handful at a time, whisking constantly until melted before adding more.

  3. Transfer to fondue pot and serve with dippers. Serves 8.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

371 Calories
27g Fat
6g Carbs
23g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 371
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 27g 35%
Saturated Fat 16g 80%
Cholesterol 86mg 29%
Sodium 458mg 20%
Total Carbohydrate 6g 2%
Total Sugars 1g
Protein 23g
Vitamin C 0.1mg 1%
Calcium 740mg 57%
Iron 0.1mg 1%
Potassium 66mg 1%
Fatty acids, total trans 1g
Folate, total 13.3mcg
Vitamin B-12 1.6mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.1mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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