Cheddar Fondue

A delicious after-school snack that sticks.

By Molly O'Neill from Reader's Digest | September 2005

Kids are more likely to try a new food if they’ve helped prepare or cook it. Have kids help measure ingredients for this great after-school treat.


  • 1/4 cup butter, cut into cubes
  • 3 tablespoons flour
  • 1 1/2 cups milk
  • 1 pound grated cheddar cheese
  • Apple slices for dipping

    How to make it 

  • 1

    Melt butter over low heat in small pot.

  • 2

    Add flour; whisk well. Slowly add milk.

  • 3

    When warm, add cheese a bit at a time, stirring till melted. Serve with apple slices. Makes 4 to 6 snacks.

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