Bacon Beer Cheddar Stuffing – Recipe

We borrowed this recipe from our friends at WISCONSINCHEESE.COM because it looks delicious and we HAVE to try it.  We suggest using our Farmers Market Sharp Cheddar, or if you’re a REAL bacon lover, you can also go with the Farmers Market BACON CHEDDAR block!

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Bacon-Beer Cheddar Stuffing

StoveTop has NOTHING on this! Bacon Beer Cheddar Stuffing will have your whole family begging for more!
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Servings 8

Ingredients

  • 16 oz pretzel bread cut into 1-inch cubes (9-10 cups)
  • 2 celery ribs chopped
  • 1 large onion chopped
  • 1 tbsp butter cubed
  • 1 cup beer
  • 1 lb bacon cooked and crumbled
  • 1 tbsp fresh thyme minced
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 1 large egg
  • 12 oz cheddar cheese

Instructions

  • Heat oven to 350°F. 
  • Place bread in a single layer on two rimmed baking sheets. Bake for 15-20 minutes or until toasted, turning once. Cool completely on a wire rack.
  • Sauté celery and onion in butter in a large skillet over medium-high heat for 6-8 minutes or until tender. Reduce heat to medium; pour in beer. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2-4 minutes or until liquid is reduced to 1/2 cup. Remove from the heat. Stir in bacon and thyme. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  • Whisk chicken broth and egg in a large bowl. Add bread cubes and bacon mixture; toss until well coated. Fold in beer cheddar. Spoon into a greased 2-quart baking dish. Bake, covered, for 30 minutes. Uncover; bake for 15-20 minutes longer or until top is golden brown.

Notes

We borrowed this recipe from our friends at WISCONSINCHEESE.COM because it looks delicious and we HAVE to try it. 
We suggest using our Farmers Market Sharp Cheddar, or if you're a REAL bacon lover, you can also go with the Farmers Market BACON CHEDDAR block

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