Hot Cheese in a Jar

Hot Cheese In A Jar Recipe

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Vicki Butts (lazyme)


The jars of cheese, tied with a ribbon make nice gifts at Christmas, or at any time when something small would be appreciated. But remember, it must be refrigerated.

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6 jars
20 Min
Stove Top


2 lb
velveeta cheese, melted (do not substitute)
1 medium
onion, grated
1 5.3 oz can(s)
evaporated milk
1 pt
miracle whip (do not substitute)
1 8-oz can(s)
seeded, deveined, jalapeƱo peppers, chopped fine (cut off stems)

How to Make Hot Cheese in a Jar


  • 1Melt cheese in top of double boiler.
  • 2Add onion, milk, Miracle Whip and peppers to melted cheese, and mix well.
  • 3Pour into 6 (8-ounce) jelly jars.
  • 4Cool, screw on caps, refrigerate.
  • 5May be used as a cheese spread or let stand about 30 minutes at room temperature and may be used as a dip.
  • 6Ingredients may be mixed in a blender then added to the melted cheese.
  • 7Yields 6 jars.

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About Hot Cheese in a Jar

Course/Dish: Dips
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy