4.6 from 5 votes
Review Recipe

Creamy Cheese Sauce

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 2 cups
Author Holly Nilsson
Course Dip
Cuisine American
This super easy cheese sauce recipe is a game changer in the kitchen and is way better than any store-bought kind! 
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  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • 1 1/2 cups milk
  • 1/4 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon white pepper or a pinch
  • 1 1/4 cup sharp cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 cup parmesan cheese

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  1. Melt butter in a saucepan. Add flour and cook for 1-2 minutes.

  2. Add milk a small amount at a time, whisking smooth after each addition.

  3. Add onion powder and white pepper.

  4. Continue to cook over medium heat, whisking continually until slightly thick.

  5. Remove from heat, and add cheeses. Stir until melted.

Recipe Notes

Nutrition information is based on 1 cup of sauce.
Nutrition Information
Calories: 536, Fat: 39g, Saturated Fat: 25g, Cholesterol: 121mg, Sodium: 817mg, Potassium: 334mg, Carbohydrates: 16g, Sugar: 9g, Protein: 28g, Vitamin A: 1500%, Calcium: 878%, Iron: 0.9%

(Nutrition information provided is an estimate and will vary based on cooking methods and brands of ingredients used.)

Keyword cheese sauce