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Garlic Cheese Grits

Cheese Grits is a staple in our house. This recipe is one you'll make over and over.
Cook Time40 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American, southern
Keyword: Garlic Cheese Grits


  • 1 1/2 cups uncooked instant grits or regular grits
  • 1 stick butter or margarine
  • 12 oz. velveeta cheese or cheddar cheese (You can use just about any kind of cheese you like)
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder (can use less if you are not a fan of garlic)
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 cup milk
  • small cheese crackers


  • Cook 1 1/2 cups instant or regular grits according to package directions. Remove from stove, add one stick butter or margarine and the garlic powder.
  • Cut cheese into chunks and add to grits.
  • Beat 3 eggs and 1 cup milk together and add to grits and cheese. Spray casserole dish and add mixture. Top with crushed cheese crackers. Bake at 350 degrees for 40 minutes or until knife comes out clean when inserted.