Cheese Curds

Cheese Curds

Cheese Curds...the BEST thing to ever happen to cheese.  These ooey-gooey bite-sized appetizers will literally fly out of the bowl. 

Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Keyword cheese curds
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Servings 12
Author Amanda Rettke


  • 2 pounds cheese curds
  • cups buttermilk
  • cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1 egg, room temperature
  • quarts canola oil, or more depending on the size of your pan


  1. Heat oil to 375 °F. Use a thermometer to continually monitor the heat of the oil.

  2. Whisk together buttermilk, flour, baking soda, garlic, salt, and egg until smooth.

  3. Coat 8-10 cheese curds with batter.

  4. One at a time, add the batter covered cheese curds into the oil. Cook for several seconds, until golden brown and then remove and drain on a paper towel. Repeat with remaining cheese curds.

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