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Hot Sausage Beer Cheese Dip

Hot Sausage Beer Cheese Dip makes a great appetizer!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cheese dip
Servings: 6
Calories: 317kcal
Author: Heather


  • 1 16 oz roll hot breakfast sausage
  • 4 cups shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup beer (I use a local IPA but you can use what you have on hand.)
  • 2 8 oz low fat cream cheese
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 cup diced green onion
  • chips , bread or vegetables for serving


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • In a skillet over medium heat, cook sausage until browned and no longer pink. While cooking, break the sausage up into crumbles.
  • Place 2 cups cheddar cheese, cream cheese, garlic powder and beer in a food processor or blender. Mix until well combined.
  • Pour the mixture into a large bowl and add cooked sausage and the remaining 2 cups of cheddar cheese. Mix until combined.
  • Place mixture into an oven safe dish and bake for 15-20 minutes.
  • Remove from oven, Sprinkle with diced green onion and serve with chips, bread or vegetables.


Calories: 317kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 19g | Fat: 25g | Saturated Fat: 15g | Cholesterol: 79mg | Sodium: 472mg | Potassium: 93mg | Vitamin A: 795IU | Vitamin C: 0.8mg | Calcium: 546mg | Iron: 0.6mg