Beer Cheese Spread

When I think of beer and cheese, I immediately think of Wisconsin.  I found this particular recipe while visiting a brewery in Wisconsin and I think it is best made with real Wisconsin cheese and craft beer.

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Beer Cheese Spread

8 ounces cream cheese

2 tablespoons butter, softened

2 teaspoons Dijon mustard

10 ounces (2 1/2 cups) shredded swiss cheese

3 ounces (about 5 tablespoons) porter or full-bodied brown ale

3 strips cooked bacon, crumbled

* Combine cream cheese, butter, mustard and swiss cheese in a food processor.  Process for 30 seconds or until well mixed.

* Add beer and continue processing until very smooth.

* Pulse in bacon just until incorporated.

The spread is best if made at least one day ahead.  Store in air-tight container in refrigerator up to five days.  Remove from refrigerator one hour before serving. Garnish with additional crumbled bacon if desired. Spreads well on the Ritz Pretzel Crackers.

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