Ultimate Velveeta Cheese Sauce

Enjoy our Ultimate Velveeta Cheese Sauce! It’s oh so creamy and flavorful and made with simple ingredients. Serve as a mac and cheese sauce or dip.

Prep: 10 minutesCook: 15 minutesTotal: 25 minutes
Fat 15 Carbs 14 Protein 11
Yield 6


  • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups 2% milk
  • 12-oz Velveeta cheese, chopped into small cubes
  • 1/4 teaspoon granulated garlic
  • ½ tablespoon hot sauce
  • ½  teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon ground pepper
  • 12-oz. Pasta, if serving with pasta


  1. First, prepare a roux by heating a large pot or Dutch oven over medium/high heat. Add butter. When the butter is melted, add flour and whisk until the butter and flour form a crumble or paste.
  2. Slowly add milk to the pot, whisking constantly. Continue to whisk the roux over medium/high heat for about 4-6 minutes or until the roux thickens.
  3. When the roux is thick, remove from heat and add the Velveeta. Whisk until the Velveeta cheese has melted.
  4. Add granulated garlic, hot sauce, and salt and pepper to the cheese sauce. Mix well.
  5. Serve the Velveeta cheese sauce with tortilla chips, vegetables, or cooked pasta.

Tips & Notes

  • This Velveeta cheese sauce is meant to me mixed with 12 – 16-oz. of dried pasta or used as a dipping sauce for vegetables or chips.
  • Nutrition information does not include pasta.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1/6 Calories: 251 Sugar: 8 Sodium: 1057 Fat: 15 Carbohydrates: 14 Fiber: 0 Protein: 11 Cholesterol: 52
Author: Lee FunkeCategory: SaucesMethod: Stove TopCuisine: AmericanDiet: Vegetarian

Keywords: velveeta cheese sauce