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Chick-fil-A's new dip might be more popular than its signature sauce

You can put it on anything.
Chick-fil-a has hearts melting for its cheese sauce
Yum! Chick-fil-A has a cheesy dipping sauce. But it's not available everywhere ... yet.Chick-fil-A
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For Chick-fil-A lovers in certain parts of the country, sweet dreams are made of ... cheese.

According to the chicken chain’s press room, over 430 Chick-fil-A locations are now offering an ooey, gooey cheese sauce.

“It is an optional condiment that restaurants can offer where there is demand for it,” a rep for the chain told TODAY Food.

The cheesy sauce, which has been available off and on in select markets, has hearts melting across Twitter.

But unlike Chick-fil-A's popular nugget-dipping sauces, the white cheese sauce isn't free.

It costs $1.19 for a 3-ounce serving. For reference, the chain's standard tiny sauce containers hold just 1 ounce of its regular dips, like barbecue or buttermilk ranch.

According to the chain, the sauce is made with a mix of Swiss and Parmesan cheeses. It first appeared on the chain's menu in 2012, but only at select participating locations.

Chick-fil-A also said that the cheese sauce clocks in at 160 calories per serving, and it has a thick, goopy texture, so it can hold onto waffle fries (the chain's most-ordered item) or chicken nuggets. Participating stores sell the sauce in a warm dipping dish.

Currently, Chick-fil-A has no plans to roll out the melty deliciousness nationwide, but if you're in the Midwest or Northeast, you might be near a store that sells it. The fast food chain franchises its stores, so each individual owner decides which add ons to sell at any given restaurant. The sauce has previously been tested in Southern markets, too.

The whole dipping situation just got a bit more complicated for many Chick-fil-A customers.
The whole dipping situation just got a bit more complicated for many Chick-fil-A customers.Chick-fil-A

Customers can use the Chick-fil-A app to find out if their local restaurant currently offers the cheese sauce as a condiment.

Though Chick-fil-A doesn’t have a real secret menu, many of its stores offer “special” menu items. Many Southern California locations offer a guacamole dip, while restaurants in Texas and New Mexico sell jalapeno peppers for added zest. A range of stores across the country also offer mac and cheese.

This winter, the chain spiced things up in Arizona for a limited time, offering a Grilled Spicy Deluxe Chicken sandwich and a Spicy Chick-n-Strips Biscuit. And in the Bay Area, parts of Florida and Richmond, Virginia, the restaurant showed its sweet side with a new chunky chocolate fudge brownie.