Flying Biscuit Cafe: Creamy Dreamy White Cheddar Grits

READY IN: 20mins
Recipe by Rabia

I found this in the AJC newspaper.

Top Review by Joy W.

Tried this version and it was okay. In subsequent attempts we doubled the shredded white cheese and added a block of cream cheese and it is awesome! My go to recipe now for grits.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a saucepan, combine water, half-and-half, salt and white pepper and bring to a boil.
  2. Slowly pour grits into boiling water while whisking the entire time. (Watch out for splattering; mixture is very hot.)
  3. Reduce to low heat and continue to whisk often, until thick and completely smooth, about 10 minutes.
  4. Add cheese and stir gently until cheese melts.
  5. Whisk again to combine.
  6. Turn heat off and allow grits to rest 5 minutes.
  7. Add butter and stir until completely smooth, silky and shiny.

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