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35 Velveeta Cheese Recipes You Must Try

These Velveeta cheese recipes are easy-peasy and super cheesy.

From queso dip to cheeseburger soup, I know every one of these will put a smile on your face.

After all, isn’t everything better with melted cheese on top?

35 Velveeta Recipes That Are Easy and Cheesy featuring Ham and Cheese Soup with Burger Bun
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Some might dog on this processed cheese, but there’s no denying its deliciousness.

Plus, you can use Velveeta in such a wide variety of recipes – including dessert!

So, if you’ve got a can of liquid gold in your pantry, why not try one of these Velveeta cheese recipes for dinner tonight?

They’re smooth, creamy, and wonderfully wholesome.

Velveeta Cheese Recipes Your Family Will Love

1. Hanky Panky 

Naughty names result in the most delicious dinners. So, no doubt, this recipe is one you have to try!

Hanky Panky is made up of Velveeta, sausage, and ground beef slathered onto bread.

These open-faced sandwiches are easy, cheesy, and simply scrumptious.

2. Slow Cooker Ham and Cheese Soup

Slow cooker season is my favorite, and the best thing you can make is a warm soup that the whole family will love. 

Perfect for busy weeknights, or lazy weekends, there isn’t a wrong time to enjoy this creamy dish.

Warm, hearty, and loaded with potatoes, ham, and cheese, this is one of those dinners you can just toss in the slow cooker and serve when you’re ready! 

3. Velveeta Queso Blanco Dip 

Queso Blanco is a classic game day favorite, and this Velveeta recipe is the perfect party starter that your guests will love!

Creamy, cheesy, and excellent for tortilla chips, you can even add this to burritos and tacos.

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I like it on loaded nachos with plenty of pulled pork and jalapeños!

4. Cheesy Chicken Rotel 

This spaghetti dinner is total comfort food.

Loaded with cheese, pasta, chicken, and hot sauce, this is the kind of dinner you make when you’ve had a tough week and need to unwind.

So pile your plate high and get ready for this comforting, zesty, cheesy chicken Rotel dinner!

5. Sweetie Pie’s Mac and Cheese (Copycat Recipe)

The Midwest knows how to feed the soul, and it all starts with cheese, cheese, and a little more cheese. 

Pasta and cheese are a match made in heaven – or maybe Italy. Either way, you know it’s going to be good!

This copycat recipe is the ultimate potluck dish that’s sure to be a crowd-pleaser. 

6. Cheeseburger Soup 

Cheeseburger soup is a kid-approved, family-friendly dinner that everyone will love!

In fact, this hearty, chunky soup is a staple in my house.

It’s rich, thick, and soul-warming, and I know you’ll love its cheesy, beefy, and buttery flavors.

7. Pigs in a Blanket (with Cheese!) 

Pigs in a blanket are a total childhood classic. They are kid-friendly and ideal on game day too!

They’re also easy to whip up – you just need three ingredients: Velveeta, hot dogs, and crescent rolls.

It doesn’t get any easier than that.

8. Velveeta Mac and Cheese (Easy and Creamy Recipe)

Craving mac & cheese?

Skip the box and go straight for the pot with this insanely creamy, six-ingredient Velveeta mac & cheese recipe.

Do yourself a favor and top it with bacon for added flavor!

9. Velveeta Chocolate Fudge 

Okay, hear me out; Velveeta isn’t just for savory dishes.

I know it might sound strange, but Velveeta makes for creamy, decadent fudge. And you’ll never know it’s there!

You just need six ingredients and four simple steps. Once it’s done, you’ll see how well the saltiness of the cheese plays against the rich chocolate.

That said, I know how weird it sounds. So let’s just keep this mystery ingredient our little secret. 

10. Slow Cooker Chili Cheese Dip 

If you love queso dip, go ahead and make it for dinner! Chili cheese dip is creamy, spicy, and perfect on a chilly fall night.

Serve this dip with chips, on loaded fries, or in baked potatoes.

This is one Velveeta recipe you will come back to again and again!

11. Broccoli Casserole With Ritz Crackers 

Got a picky eater in your house? Throw together this comforting casserole, and watch as it disappears! 

This recipe is amazing as a side dish to chicken or pork.

12. Velveeta Sausage Dip 

I’m so glad dips are in season year-round because I know I can’t live without them.

And while that goes for hot and cold recipes, I can’t get enough of this cheesy, meaty hot dip.

Ready in under 10 minutes, you can serve it with veggies, chips, crackers, or even in quesadillas.

13. Cheesy Potatoes 

In my house, we call these crack potatoes. They earn the name because you can’t get enough! 

These babies are rich, creamy, and so, so filling. I never, ever have leftovers when I serve this dish. 

Load them up with bacon for extra flavor, or add caramelized onions for a sweet kick.

14. Cheesy Chicken Enchilada Soup 

I love enchiladas but hate how much work they are to put together.

Luckily, this soup has all the flavor of enchiladas but requires half the work. 

Warm seasoning, chicken, cheese, and topped with all of your favorites, it can be mild, spicey, or somewhere in between.

Either way, it’s always a winner!

15. Patti LaBelle’s Macaroni and Cheese 

Looking for the best ever macaroni and cheese? Look no further.

This recipe has four kinds of cheese and is rich and buttery to boot.

This is easily a whole meal in one pot. That said, it works amazingly well as a side to tangy pulled pork.

16. Cheese and Bacon Grits Casserole 

If you grew up in the south, I know that grits are already a big part of your diet.

And if you didn’t; I can’t recommend this cheesy grits casserole enough.

This casserole has white cheddar and Velveeta cheese on top of creamy grits and salty bacon.

Top with a fried egg for a breakfast that’s out of this world. 

17. Slow Cooker Rotel Dip with Beef 

Everyone knows some version of this Rotel and Velveeta dip. But I think this is the best.

All you need is Rotel (or a Rotel substitute), Velveeta, and taco meat, and you’re on your way!

Bookmark this recipe to whip up this football season.

18. Mac and Cheese Soup 

If you have a hard time choosing between mac & cheese and creamy soup, why not enjoy the best of both worlds? 

This recipe is the ideal blend between the two that will quickly become a staple for cold, rainy nights. 

Creamy, cheesy soup that is filling, hearty, and thick. It doesn’t take much more than a few ingredients to have a delicious dinner for all.

19. Cheesy Bacon Ranch Scalloped Potatoes 

This recipe is scalloped potatoes on steroids. Seriously, if you think they’re already close to perfect, just wait until you try these.

The potatoes are loaded with Ranch flavor and topped with bacon. Of course, we can’t forget the creamy Velveeta cheese sauce!

This recipe deserves a seat at any holiday table. Or maybe not, because then you’d have to share!

20. Ultimate Velveeta Cheese Sauce 

You can’t go wrong with a simple and creamy cheese sauce. 

To prepare, make a roux, add your spices, then stir in chunks of Velveeta cheese. Pretty simple, right?

The best part of a recipe like this is its versatility.

Pile it onto loaded fries, smother a fluffy baked potato or bowl of pasta, or make it extra thick and use it in lasagne.

Not only that, but you can add any seasoning or herbs you like and even make it spicy!

21. Qdoba Queso (Copycat Recipe)

If you’re anything like me, this queso is the only reason we go to Qdoba.

So why not save a few pennies and make it at home?

This copycat recipe is made with three kinds of cheese, peppers, and tomatoes.

Make sure you shred your own cheese and don’t go light on the heavy cream!

22. Ultimate Chicken Spaghetti

Even the cleanest of eaters get a hankering for hearty comfort food every once in a while.

Cheesy, creamy chicken spaghetti is like one big hug from the inside. Everyone in the family will swoon for this ultimate spaghetti recipe.

And the best part? It is totally freezer friendly! 

23. Cheeseburger Biscuit Cups 

I love making dinners that little hands can help set up. And this is a total kid-friendly dinner that all ages will scarf down!

Load canned biscuits with seasoned beef and chunks of Velveeta cheese, then watch as it turns golden in the oven.

You’ll love how easy these are to make and how totally scrumptious they are too! 

24. Taco Spaghetti 

If you ever find yourself tired of traditional spaghetti, you have to try this taco meat spaghetti.

It’s a fun, Tex-Mex twist on an Italian classic, and I daresay it’s better than the OG.

This dinner is just as easy to make as Italian spaghetti! All you need is pasta, taco meat, Velveeta cheese, Rotel, and cream of chicken soup.

25. Beefy King Ranch Bubble Up

Any recipe with “King” in the title is sure to be fabulous and filling. So, grab your casserole dish and prepare to watch the cheese bubble! 

For this recipe, you’ll need a few key ingredients: taco meat, Velveeta, Rotel, chicken soup, and canned biscuits.

All of these will bake together and make an irresistible cheesy dinner.

26. Killer Bean Dip 

Bean dip is definitely Fritos’ best friend.

You’re just five ingredients away from this ultimate game day dip. Serve it at a gathering, or make it for home.

There’s plenty to go around.

This dip is killer on its own, and heavenly with quesadillas and burritos. 

27. Chorizo Queso Dip 

Sometimes I struggle to find chorizo recipes that accentuate the flavor just right. But this is one recipe I can always count on! 

Load up creamy queso with all the fixings, including spicy chorizo, jalapeños, pepper jack cheese, and cilantro.

It’s incredibly rich and wonderfully addictive. Make extra because this will go fast!

28. Broccoli & Cheese Soup 

Broccoli and cheese soup is a classic for good reason. Salty, smooth, and full of goodness, it’s fantastic for lunch or dinner.

It’s also perfect for meatless Mondays and serves well with crusty bread.

This hearty soup is best made with a roux, broccoli, carrots, onion, and, of course, loads of cheese.

29. Baked Cheesy Bacon & Spinach Dip

I remember thinking spinach dip was gross – until I became an adult and started making this irresistible dip!

You’ll bake Velveeta, spinach, cream cheese, Rotel, and bacon. Then, grab some bread and dig in!

This dip is cheesy, has a hint of spice,  and will be your new favorite way to eat spinach.

30. Slow Cooker Velveeta Broccoli Rice Casserole Recipe 

It doesn’t get any better than Crock-Pot casseroles. Who doesn’t love easy prep and easier clean-up? 

Just throw the ingredients in the slow cooker and get on with your day. It’s that easy!

This recipe is ideal for a busy weeknight dinner that everyone will love. 

31. Chicken and Wild Rice Soup 

I love wild rice soup, and adding cheese is just the cherry on top! 

This soup is creamy, thick, and perfect to warm you up on a cold night. It’s full of traditional chicken and wild rice ingredients, plus a few extras for fun.

Add in potatoes and Velveeta cheese for something that’s extra chunky and hearty.

32. Tuna Noodle Casserole

I never really liked tuna casserole until this recipe came around.

Picture creamy, cheesy pasta and a crunchy bread crumb crust. Yum!

This recipe is super budget-friendly, and the whole house will love it!

Even better, it is freezer friendly which means you can make a big batch and save some for later.

33. Mexican Cheesy Chicken Chowder

Chowder is the kind of soup you need when you’ve got a hearty appetite. And this cheesy Mexican chowder is my new fave!

It’s thick and chunky with taco flavors and all the best Tex-Mex fixings, including tomatoes, peppers, potatoes, cheese, and more. 

Full of flavor and hearty ingredients, this is a chowder that definitely won’t leave you wanting!

34. Lightened-Up Classic Burger

This list would be incomplete without a thick, juicy burger.

This recipe uses Ranch seasoning for maximum flavor, though it’s light on fat. But the slices of Velveeta cheese more than make up for that!

If you’re a cheese lover, mix up some cheese sauce for dipping your fries, too!

35. Crispy Baked Vegetarian Empanadas 

Last but certainly not least, empanadas are a crowd-pleasing finger food I like to serve on pretty much every occasion.

You can make them sweet or savory and serve than hot or cold. No matter what, they’ll fly off the plate!

These empanadas are filled with peppers, Velveeta, onion, and cilantro, making them warm, flavorful, and insanely addictive.

Serve them as is or with creamy queso for dipping!

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Hey there! I'm Kim. I love running, cooking, and curling up with a good book! I share recipes for people who LOVE good food, but want to keep things simple :)

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