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homemade velveeta - J Dub By Design™

J Dub’s Homemade Velveeta


My homemade velveeta will be the base for all your cheesy dips and casseroles.  You will never go back to store bought again.


  • 2 cups (500 ml) boiling water

  • 32 ounces grated American cheese (substitute mild cheddar, or a combo of mild cheddar and Colby if you dont like American cheese)

  • 2 packages Knox unflavored gelatin

  • 3/4 cup Dry Milk Powder


  1. Place gelatin and dry milk powder in blender or food processor and pulse to mix.
  2. While processor is running, gradually add boiling water.
  3. Mix well to combine.
  4. Add cheddar cheese and mix again.
  5. Pour mixture in seran wrap lined loaf pan.
  6. Cover and place in the refrigerator to chill overnight.


  • Use in place of any recipe that calls for regular Velveeta cheese.
  • J Dub’s Homemade Velveeta will keep in the refrigerator covered for up to one month.
  • To cu this recipes in half , use 16 ounces American cheese (or 16 ounces mild cheddar, OR 8 ounce mild cheddar and 8 ounces Colby), 1 package gelatin, 1 cup boiling water, and 6 Tablespoons dried milk powder.
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 6 hours (chill time)
  • Category: appetizers
  • Cuisine: American

Keywords: velveeta, cheese