Pegge's World Famous Cheese Grits

READY IN: 1hr 15mins
Recipe by Elisa72

The only request my new husband had for our first holiday meal together was cheese grits. Having never had them before I called his mother for her recipe and have been hooked ever since! UPDATE: I wanted to cut the fat content so tried this recipe with light Velveeta and cut the butter to 1/3 cup. We couldn't tell the difference and cut the fat content by about a third!

Top Review by LonghornMama

Yum! I love grits but rarely make cheese grits cause I can sit down and eat the whole thing. These were wonderful with Easter dinner, a great side to ham, but would be fabulous with brunch, barbecue, or so many other meals. Easy to make and lovely to serve. I used 2% Velveeta with great results. Thanks, Elisa, for sharing the recipe!!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cook the grits according to the package directions in a large saucepan.
  2. When the grits are cooked, stir in all ingredients except the eggs until the butter and cheese are melted.
  3. Stir some of the grits mixture into the eggs, then blend the eggs into the grits.
  4. Put the mixture in a greased baking dish and bake at 350 degrees for 1 hour.

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