Looking for an easy Swiss Fondue recipe to make in your crockpot?

 
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We love to visit the Melting Pot and order the full fondue, the meats you cook in broth, the vegetables and bread cubes dipped in the cheese fondue, and then all the yummy fruit and cake to dip in the chocolate. Unfortunately, the high cost (it’s always around $100 for the two of us) prevents us from going very often, and especially from taking all of our kids.

No worries, though! Fondue is easy and SO much cheaper to make at home! And it’s fun! Instead of doing the meats like the Melting Pot does, where each guest cooks his own meats in the shared pot of broth, I pre-cook all of the meats. I just don’t want my little people messing around with raw meat, ha, ha. 

I pre-cook a tray of bite-sized meat chunks and serve the meats with the veggies and bread cubes dipped in the cheese fondue. Afterward, we all enjoy chocolate fondue together. My kids love fondue night!

Swiss Fondue Ingredients:

  • 1 T. butter
  • 2 Cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/4 c.  flour
  • 2  c. chicken broth
  • 8 oz. swiss cheese, shredded
  • 8 oz. Gruyère cheese, shredded
  • 4 oz. sharp cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 1 T. Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 t. dry mustard powder
  • 1/2 t. freshly ground black pepper

 

 

Swiss Fondue Instructions:

1. Heat chicken broth in the crockpot on high.

2. Sautee garlic in butter until tender.

3. Mix all of the shredded cheeses with the flour, as if trying to coat each cheese piece with flour.

4. Once the broth is hot, add the Worcestershire sauce, the mustard powder, the pepper and the butter/garlic mixture.

5. Stir in the flour-coated cheeses until melted and the right consistency.

6. Turn the heat down to low and serve.

 

 

 

Serve with chunks of different bread varieties, sliced granny smith apples, carrots, broccoli, cauliflower, grapes, crackers, or whatever you have on hand that strikes your fancy. Try various cheese combinations, too.

 

 

 

 

 

 

And be sure to enjoy some easy crockpot chocolate fondue afterward!

I always dish the fondue sauces up onto plates for my littles, so we don’t have any double-dipping going on. It also contains the mess better.

Yum! I hope you enjoy your delicious fondue with your family.

 


 

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16 Comments

    1. Amy Saunders says:

      Swiss Fondue is yummy! 🙂

  1. Yum! I love a good fondue. This recipe would be delicious!

    1. Amy Saunders says:

      Me, too. I think the Swiss Fondue is my favorite, even ahead of chocolate fondue!

  2. I have never prepared fondue, but it seems like a great idea! My children love dipping their food in sauces… ha ha!!… so this would be a perfect meal for them!

    1. Amy Saunders says:

      And this swiss fondue recipe is SUPER easy to make in your crockpot!

  3. I absolutely love cheese, and I’ve only had fondue at a restaurant once in my life. I didn’t have a fondue pot so just never worried about it. Never thought about a crockpot! Thanks for sharing this. I will be giving this a try in the very near future 🙂

    1. Amy Saunders says:

      Mmmm… cheese! This swiss fondue is my absolute favorite, but I also sometimes make a white cheddar fondue that is also yummy. And yes, a crockpot makes the whole thing easy, peasy!

    1. Amy Saunders says:

      Lol! But you’re right! This swiss cheese fondue is to die for!

    1. Amy Saunders says:

      Fondue really is a lot of fun! Just beware — if you serve fondue once, your kiddos will beg for it over and over again! 🙂

  4. I just got a instant pot I can’t wait tontrybthisnoitnakso!

    1. Amy Saunders says:

      I wouldn’t make it in your instant pot. I don’t know what the high pressure would do to it. It’s really easy to make in your crockpot, though! 🙂

  5. Nice to see that fondue is making a big come back. Great way to feed a crowd and it is fun.

    1. Amy Saunders says:

      I didn’t know fondue had ever gone away — I guess I don’t watch the trends. We just do it because it’s so much fun, and it’s really a pretty easy way to feed my voracious kiddos!

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