Brats are the classic grilling aid for any BBQ. Easy, fast and always delicious. With this recipe you’ll always have the perfect cheesy brats that will get the attention of everyone.

Total Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 5


  • 1 Maple Plank
  • 5 Bratwurst
  • 1 Red Onion, sliced
  • 1 Cup Cheddar Cheese
  • 3 Tbsp. Butter
  • 2 Tbsp. Flour
  • 1 Cup Cheddar Cheese
  • 1 Cup Milk
  • 5 Buns

Chef's Tip

It is important to properly cook the flour with the butter to avoid a dry, raw flour taste in the sauce.


  1. Soak the Maple plank in hot water for at least 15 minutes
  2. Preheat oven or grill to 475°F
  3. Sauté onions.
  4. Add butter and flour to a sauce pan and cook on medium for 5 minutes, stirring often
  5. Add milk and cheese to the pan and stir until thickened
  6. Arrange brats on plank
  7. Place the plank on the grill and cook for 8 minutes or until done
  8. Serve in the buns with the cheese sauce, top with onions and enjoy