Bacon-Beer Cheddar Stuffing

Wisconsin Cheese Bacon-Beer Cheddar Stuffing Recipe
Active Time
50 Minutes



Look for the Proudly Wisconsin Badge when shopping for cheese. Any brand of Wisconsin Young Cheddar can be used in this recipe.


  1. Heat oven to 350°F. 
  2. Arrange 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.
  3. 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.
  4. Whisk chicken broth and egg in a large bowl. Add bread cubes and bacon mixture; toss until well coated. Fold in beer cheddar. Spoon stuffing 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.

Cheesemonger Tip

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Do you have questions when shopping for cheese? Ask the cheesemonger! A cheesemonger specializes in the buying and selling of high-quality cheese, usually available in the specialty section of a grocery store or cheese shop. Knowledgeable and passionate, a cheesemonger is a go-to resource for cheese varieties and pairings, proper cheese storage and handling, its cooking applications and cheese brand information.

Wisconsin is known for its beer and cheddar—of course, there is beer cheddar cheese! Mild, creamy cheddar spiked with added beer flavors will be a hit at any party.

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