Brian’s Cranberry Fondue
Serves 6 to 8
Prep time: 5 minutes; cooking time: 10 to 15 minutes

  • ½ lb. cranberry white cheddar cheese, cut into cubes (if can substitute plain white cheddar)
  • 2 Tbsps. vegetable oil or butter
  • 1 Tbsp. flour
  • 2 cups heavy cream
  • ¼ cup dried cranberries (if use plain white cheddar, add more cranberries)
  • Salt & Pepper to taste
  • Garnishes — sourdough or favorite bread pieces, chopped Granny Smith apple chips


  1. In large skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat.
  2. Stir in flour, cook until mixture turns light brown to form roux*.
  3. Pour in cream; stir until smooth.
  4. Add cheese; stir occasionally until cheese melts, mixture is fondue consistency.
  5. Stir in dried cranberries; add Salt & Pepper.
  6. Serve on bread; garnish w/apple chips.

*Roux — cooked mixture of flour and butter or oil that’s used to thicken sauces and gravies.