Creamy Cheddar Sauce

Preparation info

  • Makes about

    3½ cups

    • Difficulty


Appears in

Artisan Vegan Cheese

Artisan Vegan Cheese

By Miyoko Schinner

Published 2012

  • About

This is a wonderful sauce for pouring over steamed broccoli, baked potatoes, or even a steamed whole head of cauliflower. Or for easy mac and cheese, mix it with cooked pasta. If you have any left over, it makes a great spread for sandwiches once it’s chilled, or reheat it and toss it with veggies.


  • 3 cups water
  • ¾ cup raw cashews
  • 1 cup


  1. Make the cashew milk.

    Put the water and cashews in a blender, and process until smooth and creamy.

  2. Cook the sauce.

    Pour into a heavy medium saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until hot but not bubbling. Add the cheese and 2