Copycat Culver’s Cheese Curds Recipe

Poutine is great and all but you won’t achieve its best without some delicious cheese curds. Although originating mostly from Canada, cheese curds are manufactured anywhere including fast-food chains like Culver’s.

What if you are in the mood for some cheese curds on poutine but don’t want to wait in line? No worries, we’ll guide you through recreating Culver’s cheese curds. Instead of using the usual cheddar cheese for this one, Culver’s use Wisconsin cheddar.

Serve this on top of poutine or fry it on its own, it’s up to you. This creamy dish is a sure hit for parties, picnics, and snacks.


Copycat Culver’s Cheese Curds Recipe

How To Make Copycat Culver's Cheese Curds

This copycat Culver's cheese curds recipe will satisfy your gooey melted cheese cravings.

Prep: 15 mins
Cook: 15 mins
Total: 30 mins


  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3 pcs eggs, beaten
  • cups breadcrumbs
  • 1 lb cheddar cheese curds, or mozzarella
  • vegetable oil , for frying


  1. Set up your station by putting flour, eggs, and bread crumbs each in a separate mixing bowl.

  2. Place the cheese first on the flour, then the eggs, and then in the breadcrumbs bowl. You may repeat the steps again when needed.

  3. Heat oil and deep fry for roughly 1 minute or until golden brown.

  4. Strain in a paper towel.

  5. Serve and garnish with chopped parsley.


  • Sugar: 5g
  • :
  • Calcium: 946mg
  • Calories: 838kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 74g
  • Cholesterol: 122mg
  • Fat: 42g
  • Fiber: 4g
  • Iron: 5mg
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 11g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g
  • Potassium: 278mg
  • Protein: 41g
  • Saturated Fat: 25g
  • Sodium: 1200mg
  • Vitamin A: 1140IU
Nutrition Disclaimer

Commonly Asked Questions

What Exactly Are Cheese Curds?

Like its name suggests, cheese curds are simply cheese formed into curds with rubbery texture and a distinct mild, salty taste.

Why Are Cheese Curds Squeaking?

The squeaking sound created when biting into the cheese curds is its defining characteristic. This is caused by a tough mesh made up of calcium which resists the force from the bite. 

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Whether you like it sweet, mild, or flavorful, this simple cheese curd recipe is perfect if you're down for a snack. Try it and we encourage you to do some experimentation in the process.
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