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How to Melt Velveeta Cheese

  • Author: chefjar
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: 2 cups 1x


Velveeta is a pretty commonly enjoyed cheese! Kids and adults alike love Velveeta in mac & cheese, casseroles, and a variety of other dishes. What is it that sets Velveeta apart? Of course, it’s this cheese’s easy meltability.


  • 2 cups Velveeta cheese, shredded or cut into 1/2 inch cubes
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • Seasoning of your choice


  • Shred the cheese from the block or cut into 1/2 inch cubes.
  • Melt butter in a saucepan over medium low heat.
  • Once it is melted, add Velveeta cheese. Stir continuously until it's about the halfway melting point.
  • When the cheese is melted, add 1/3 cup milk and continue to stir with a wooden spoon or spatula. Stir until you achieve a smooth consistency
  • Season with your favorite spices.
  • Serve and enjoy!
  • Prep Time: 5 min
  • Cook Time: 10 min
  • Category: Cooking basics
  • Cuisine: American


  • Calories: 445kcal
  • Sugar: 10g
  • Sodium: 2263mg
  • Fat: 30g
  • Saturated Fat: 10g
  • Carbohydrates: 15g
  • Protein: 19g
  • Cholesterol: 22g

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