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Velveeta Cheese Sticks & Bites #VelveetaRecipes #shop #cbias

Disclosure CBiasWhen I was asked to take on the challenge to come up with a new recipe made with Velveeta that was NOT a dip and was NOT Mac & Cheese, I was pumped! There are so many creative things you can make with Velveeta, and I was excited to be a part of this fun Liquid Gold adventure!

The first thing that came to mind when creating a recipe was cheese sticks. I have never eaten nor heard of any cheese stick made out of Velveeta in the course of history, so I wanted to create some using this iconic Liquid Gold. ­čśë

The first thing I did was shop for all of my ingredients at Walmart. My local Walmart had a huge display of Velveeta right in the middle of the isle, so it was super easy to find!Velveeta at Walmart You can check out the rest of my shopping experience on Google Plus.

When I got home I put the Velveeta in the refrigerator to cool. Once out of the refrigerator and completely chilled, I cut the Velveeta loaf into cheese stick and bite size pieces and put them on a wax paper-lined cookie sheet.Velveeta cut into piecesStick your pan of Velveeta into the freezer for 2-3 hours or until they are completely frozen.Cheese Stick IngredientsOnce they are frozen, gather the above ingredients. This is what you will need to bread your cheese sticks/bites. You will also need a pan filled with vegetable oil. Make sure it’s filled enough that at least half or all of the cheese stick is submerged. Start heating your oil on medium heat before you begin the next steps.IMG_20130623_164918_277Crack your two eggs into a bowl and add a spoonful of milk to your eggs. Mix the eggs and milk completely.Panko CrumbsThen, grab a rimmed plate and mix together 2 cups of Panko Crumbs, about 2 Tbsps of Italian Seasoning and 2 Tsps of Garlic Powder. Mix all ingredients completely. I chose Panko Crumbs because it’s going to give the cheese sticks a nice crunch after it’s all fried up.

Dip your cheese sticks/bites into your egg mixture, completely coat it, roll it in the crumbs and repeat. You’re going to be wetting and coating twice.

Once your oil is hot enough, fry your sticks/bites until the crumb coating is golden brown. This should only take about 2-3 minutes. If you only filled your pan up to cover half of your cheese, make sure to flip them after those 2-3 minutes and fry the other side until golden brown.

If everything goes right, below is what you’ll come up with!Velveeta Cheese SticksThese were so good! My family inhaled them in no time! My husband was shocked at how delicious they were. He would have never thought to use Velveeta for cheese sticks!

I really love how the Italian seasoning and garlic powder complimented the flavor of the Velveeta. And freezing the Velveeta kept it from oozing out while frying. I will definitely be making these for the family again!

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Baked Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Donuts
 
Ingredients
  • 3 eggs
  • ½ cup vegetable oil
  • 1-1/2 cups sugar
  • 1-15 oz can pumpkin puree
  • 1-1/2 tsp pumpkin pie spice
  • 1-1/2 tsp salt
  • 1-1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1-3/4 cup plus 2 Tbsp flour
  • 1 cup chocolate chips

Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350.
  2. Beat the eggs in a mixing bowl.
  3. Add each remaining ingredient into mixing bowl, stirring and combining as you go.
  4. Grease your donut pan (or muffin tin) and fill each well about ¾ of the way full.
  5. Bake for 15-20 minutes, depending on your oven.
  6. Lay baked donuts out to cool a little and toss in a bath of cinnamon/sugar mix (optional).

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A foodie, crafty, homeschooling mom of 3, who loves her Happy Planner and all things Mid Century Modern!

Vanessa

A foodie, crafty, homeschooling mom of 3, who loves her Happy Planner and all things Mid Century Modern!

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9 Comments

  1. These look simply amazing! All the crunchy outside and ooey gooey insides! yummy!

    1. The Rookie Seamstress says:

      They were yummy and crunchy! Thanks! ­čÖé

  2. This is fabulous! I never would have thought to use velveeta for cheese sticks!

    1. The Rookie Seamstress says:

      Thank you! I was surprised with how well they turned out! ­čÖé

  3. They look so good! I’ve never tried velveeta for cheese sticks. Got to try it some time.

  4. These look amazing! I’m going to have to try them for my family! I made some “Cheese Bombs’ that are cheese filled biscuits and my family loved them!

    1. The Rookie Seamstress says:

      Oh, cheese bombs! That sounds delightful! Thank you so much for the compliment! I was super happy with how they turned out! I definitely recommend using panko crumbs. Makes them super crunchy!

  5. Cody Cheyenne says:

    Oh, boy! I think you scored a 100% on this one!!!! Maybe even a GOLD STAR!!!! Yum!

    1. The Rookie Seamstress says:

      Haha! Thank you, friend!

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