Brat & Beer Cheese Dip

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Wisconsin Brat & Beer Cheese Dip

This Wisconsin Brat & Beer Cheese Dip is loaded with cheddar cheese, sausage and beer – perfect game day food! Recipe courtesy of McCormick. Prep Time 15 minutes Cook Time 25 minutes Total Time 40 minutes Servings


  • 1 pound bratwurst sausages casing removed
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 1 1/2 cups milk
  • 1 cup beer such as Miller® (headquartered in Milwaukee)
  • 1 package McCormick® Pork Gravy Mix
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded sharp Cheddar cheese
  • 3/4 cup cheese curds or shredded white Cheddar cheese
  • Optional garnishes: cooked crumbled bratwurst and chopped parsley


  • Preheat oven to 350°. Cook and crumble sausage in large skillet on medium-high heat until browned. Drain fat. Remove from skillet. Set aside.
  • Melt butter in same large skillet on medium heat. Sprinkle with flour. Cook and stir 1 minute. Gradually stir in milk, beer and Gravy Mix with whisk until smooth. Stirring constantly, bring to boil. Reduce heat and simmer 5 minutes or until sauce starts to thicken. Gradually stir in shredded cheese until melted and smooth. Stir in cooked sausage. Spoon into 9-inch glass pie plate. Sprinkle with cheese curds.
  • Bake 15 minutes or until cheese melts. Serve with soft pretzel bites or pretzel chips. Garnish with crumbled sausage and parsley if desired.

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