Cheese and Guinness Spread

4  Tbsp. unsalted butter
1  Shallot, finely chopped
1  Clove garlic, chopped
2  Ounces Guinness stout
6  Ounces grated sharp Cheddar
2  Ounces cream cheese, at room temperature
1/2  tsp. caraway seeds
1/2  tsp. paprika
Salt and pepper
2  Tbsp. chopped parsley
Assorted crackers and crudité


In a small skillet, melt butter over medium heat. Add shallot and sauté until soft, 3 minutes.

Add garlic; cook for 2 minutes longer. Transfer to a food processor and let cool.

Add Guinness, cheeses, caraway and paprika to food processor and blend until smooth.

Season with salt and pepper.

Place in a serving bowl, cover and chill for at least 4 hours.

Sprinkle with parsley and serve with crackers and crudités.

Shared with me by my Friend Carol Zimmerman



About Delicious Goodies

Love life, the outdoors, photography, reading, cooking, baking, spending time with family. Just a girl next door in what I call paradise - Southern California. By no means a professional cook, I do enjoy cooking, trying new recipes and sharing with others. I hope you enjoy what you find here! I have one Vegan in the family, so we are always making two meals, rather fun, and it allows us to try new ideas. When I was in Middle School I use to help my Grandmother make cookie canisters - every year at Christmas we would make an assortment of cookies, breads, candy and put them in a wrapped canister and give them as gifts. I still enjoy this idea, although haven't done it that much - at least not an assortment of goodies. I think this year will be the year I go back to that idea and see how everyone likes it. Have a wonderful week, and spread kindness everywhere you go!
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