This is fried cheese. If that doesn’t scream delicious, nothing else will. Famous Wisconsin Cheese Curds coat the creamy, melty cheese curds in a buttermilk batter that fries up deliciously crispy and golden. This is a snack unlike any other, somehow both rustic and luxurious! Pop a few Famous Wisconsin Cheese Curds in your mouth and taste the dairy goodness of the Badger State!

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  • 1 1/2 quarts oil, neutral-flavored
  • 1 1/2 cups buttermilk
  • 1 1/2 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 teaspoons garlic salt
  • 1 egg
  • 2 pounds cheese curds
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Step 1 –In a large pot or Dutch oven, heat the oil to 375 degrees F.

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

Step 3 –Coat the cheese curds in the batter, working in batches as needed.

Step 4 –Fry the cheese curds in batches until golden-brown, about 30 seconds-1 minute.

Step 5 –Drain the curds on paper towels.

Step 6 –Serve immediately.