6 Things You Didn’t Know You Could Make With Cheez Whiz

Everyone’s favorite guilty pleasure, Cheez Whiz, can be used as more than just cheese dip

Photo Sasabune Omakase Modified: Flickr/erin/CC 4.0

You may not admit it in public, but Cheez Whiz is the stuff of dreams.

Arancini. Traditionally, arancini are Italian rice balls stuffed with goodies like meat, cheese, and vegetables, and then fried to gooey perfection. All you need are some pantry staples for this almost-gourmet recipe.
Arancini made with Cheez Whiz.
(Credit: Julie Ruggirello)

Beef Top Round Sandwich. An easy grilled sandwich piled high with Cheez Whiz, grilled apples, and peppers, onions, and mustard. Who knew Cheez Whiz could look this good?
Grilled beef top round sandwich with Cheez Whiz.
(Credit: Athenos)

Pat’s King of Steaks Philly Cheese Steak. Okay, so maybe you knew that processed cheese spread belongs on the famous Philly cheese steak, but it’s worth noting and maybe even trying to make yourself.
Philly cheese steak.
(Credit: flickr/Wally Gobetz)

Philly Cheese Steak Fries. Everything you want in a Philly cheese steak, but served over fries. No complaints here.
Cheese steak fries.
(Credit: flickr/JeffreyW)

Philly Pride Pretzel Pizza. Oh, just your standard pizza pie with a Cheez-Whiz-pretzel-stuffed crust. Let’s observe a moment of silent respect for this creative genius.
Stuffed Crust Pizza
(Credit: flickr/chapstickaddict)

Potachos. A major innovation in the nacho game. Switch out tortilla chips for potato chips or waffle French fries or, heck, thin slices of actual potato; seriously whatever kind of potato product you have on hand.
Potachos are potato nachos.
(Credit: flickr/mike)

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Julie Ruggirello is the Recipe Editor at The Daily Meal. Follow her on Twitter @TDMRecipeEditor.