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Guest Recipe: Beer Cheese Crackers with Beer Cheese Spread

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Photos by Kelly Jaggers

As if beer cheese crackers weren't decadent enough on their own, Kelly Jaggers of Evil Shenanigans went ahead and paired them with a beer cheese spread. (Accurate blog name, no?)

In this country crackers are thought of an an almost exclusively store-bought food, but they're pretty simple to make at home. And of course they keep for a relatively long time, so any effort put into making them has a great dividend.

This would be a great snack at any time, but we're especially looking forward to adding them to our Super Bowl menu.

Beer Cheese Crackers with Beer Cheese Spread
Serves 12
For the crackers:
1½ cups all-purpose flour
½ teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon kosher salt
½ teaspoon packed light brown sugar
¼ teaspoon smoked paprika

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¼ teaspoon mustard powder
?? teaspoon cayenne pepper
1 cup finely shredded sharp cheddar cheese
8 tablespoons butter, cubed and chilled
3-6 tablespoons beer, the darker the better, cold

For the spread:
8 ounces cream cheese, at room temperature
1 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese
1 cup shredded smoked cheddar cheese
¼ cup beer, the darker the better
2 tablespoons minced onion
1 clove garlic, crushed
½ teaspoon hot sauce
¼ teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
¼ teaspoon mustard powder
Salt and pepper to taste

Find the cooking directions here!

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