Cheesy Buttery Puff


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

Prep Time:
10 mins
Additional Time:
25 mins
Total Time:
35 mins
6 servings


  • 10 RITZ Crackers, crushed

  • ½ cup milk

  • ¼ pound VELVEETA®, cut into 1/2-inch cubes

  • 4 ounces PHILADELPHIA® Cream Cheese, cubed, softened

  • 4 eggs, separated

  • 3 tablespoons chopped fresh chives


  1. Heat oven to 375 degrees F.

  2. 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.

  3. Beat egg whites in small bowl with mixer on high speed until stiff peaks form; gently stir into VELVEETA mixture. Pour into prepared dish.

  4. Bake 20 to 25 min. or until puffed and golden. Serve immediately.

Healthy Living:

Save 30 calories and 4 g of fat per serving by preparing with 2% Milk VELVEETA and PHILADELPHIA Neufchatel Cheese.


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

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

196 Calories
15g Fat
8g Carbs
10g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 196
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 15g 19%
Saturated Fat 7g 37%
Cholesterol 162mg 54%
Sodium 456mg 20%
Total Carbohydrate 8g 3%
Total Sugars 3g
Protein 10g
Vitamin C 1mg 5%
Calcium 130mg 10%
Iron 1mg 4%
Potassium 142mg 3%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.