Cheesy Buttery Puff

23  Ratings
  • 10 min prep
  • 35 min total
  • Makes 6 servings.

Move over, potatoes. Six simple ingredients blend and melt and puff up into an airy, delicious side. Be sure and serve it hot.

Cheesy Buttery Puff Recipe


  • 10 RITZ Crackers, crushed (about 1/3 cup)
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/4 lb. (4 oz.) VELVEETA®, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
  • 4 oz. (1/2 of 8-oz. pkg.) brick cream cheese, cubed, softened
  • 4 eggs, separated
  • 3 Tbsp. chopped fresh chives


  • Heat  oven to 375°F.
  • Spread  cracker crumbs onto bottom of 9-inch square baking dish sprayed with cooking spray.
  • Microwave  milk, VELVEETA and cream cheese in large microwaveable bowl on HIGH 1-1/2 min. or until smooth, stirring after each minute. Whisk egg yolks and chives until well blended. Stir into VELVEETA mixture.
  • Beat  egg whites in small bowl with mixer on high speed until stiff peaks form; gently stir into VELVEETA mixture. Pour into prepared dish.
  • Bake  20 to 25 min. or until puffed and golden. Serve immediately.

Recipe Tips

Better For YouSave 30 calories and 4 g of fat per serving by preparing with 2% Milk VELVEETA and Neufchatel cheese.

SubstitutePrepare using 1/2 tsp. freeze-dried chopped chives.


Nutrition Information

Makes 6 servings.

Nutrition per serving:

    • Calories 200 
    • Total fat 15 g
    • Saturated fat 8 g
    • Cholesterol 180 mg
    • Sodium 450 mg
    • Carbohydrate 7 g
    • Dietary fiber 0 g
    • Total sugars 4 g
    •     Includes added sugars n/a
    • Protein 10 g
    • Vitamin A 15 %DV
    • Vitamin C 0 %DV
    • Vitamin D n/a
    • Calcium 20 %DV
    • Iron 6 %DV
    • Potassium n/a
    • n/a indicates that data is not available

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