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Our Best Velveeta Shortage Recipes

By The Second City | Jan 15, 2014

Whether it’s Big Game Sunday or just a regular lonely Sunday, Velveeta has always been there for us… until now.

Kraft’s recent confirmation of a nationwide shortage of our favorite (processed) cheese (product) has forced us to horde those precious last remains in our fridge… until now.

Presenting our best Velveeta shortage recipes.

  • Grandma’s Specialeeta

Take your Grandmother’s most famous dish– whether it’s pie or meatloaf– and add Velveeta! Everyone will enjoy!

  • Mac ‘N (Processed) Cheese (Product)

Cook macaroni noodles in pan while heating one loaf Velveeta cheese in another. Drain the water from the noodles; combine both pans. Enjoy!!!!!!!!!

  • Parteeta Dip

Melt 1 block Velveeta cheese in a crock pot. Throw in a few tomato pieces and some garlic powder. Grab chips and ENJOY!!

  • Pizzaveeta

Preheat oven to 300°. Roll out canned pizza dough and put hunks of Velveeta on it. Put in oven for 15 minutes. Ennnnnjoy!


Preheat oven to 300°. Roll out canned pizza dough and punch a tomato into it. Put pieces of Velveeta on top; bake for 15 minutes. Ennnnnjoy DELUXE!

  • Chunks of Velveeta on Tray 

Cut Velveeta into chunks; arrange on a tray. Enjoy enjoying!

  • Cream of Velveeta Soup

Melt 2 blocks Velveeta in a large pot. Grab a spoon and enjoy!!!

  • Pasteurized Processed Depression 

Take several bites from the “cheese” block. Repeat 2-3 times a day. Try to enjoy. Be unable, due to brain chemistry.

Alan Linic is an alum of The Second City Training Center’s House Ensembles and a Conservatory graduate. Claire Meyer is currently a member of Twisty, an official Second City Training Center House Ensemble, which performs Saturday nights at 9:00 p.m. in the De Maat Theatre. You can follow their fights on Twitter@WeFoughtAbout

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