Cooking With Beer
Infuse your Oktoberfest menu with beer, beer and more beer! From appetizers to main courses to dessert, we’ve got you covered with recipes to make your bash even boozier. Prost!
Appetizers and light bites
Chipotle beer cheese dip
Take a spicy, smoky dip with this creamy appetizer.
Warm cheesy beer dip with soft pretzels
Cheese and beer — need we say more?
Beer-battered onion rings
These onion rings are baked, not fried, so you can save your calories for the beer!
Beer-braised chicken sliders
Cooking in beer makes this chicken extra-tender.
Soups, stews and sides
Beer and cheddar cheese soup
Serve this soup in mini bread bowls for a fun and edible presentation.
This soup has all the Oktoberfest essential ingredients: Pork, beer and sauerkraut.
Guinness and onion soup
Classic onion soup gets spiked with stout beer.
Beer macaroni and cheese
We love any mac 'n' cheese, but when it's made with wheat ale it's even better!
Jalapeño pale ale cornbread
A little spice gives this cornbread tons of extra flavor.
Beer-braised brats with onions
It wouldn't be Oktoberfest with brats!
Beer-marinated pork chops with peach salsa
Peach salsa puts these chops over the top.
Beer can chicken
Make your chicken tipsy by grilling it on a can of beer.
Desserts and sweets
Ancho chili-spiced cocoa porter PubCakes
Chocolate cake, a hint of spice and a little beer makes the perfect dessert.
Chocolate pretzel beer toffee
This sweet and salty treat is infused with amber ale.
Lemon beer loaf cake
With beer in the cake and beer in the icing, this lemon loaf is a great Oktoberfest choice.
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