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Homemade American Cheese Sauce

American cheese sauce is so easy to make that you will never buy expensive store bought cheese sauce again.  You only need 2 ingredients!
Prep Time2 mins
Cook Time4 mins
Total Time6 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Homemade American Cheese Sauce
Servings: 6
Calories: 214kcal
Author: Eating on a Dime


  • 16 Slices American Cheese
  • 1/4 cup Milk


  • Unwrap the cheese and tear the slices into smaller pieces.
  • Place the cheese and milk into a microwave safe bowl.
  • Microwave the mixture uncovered in 30 second intervals, stirring between each interval until the cheese has melted and is well combined with the milk.
  • Serve over your favorite veggie and enjoy!


Calories: 214kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 57mg | Sodium: 940mg | Potassium: 87mg | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 546IU | Calcium: 597mg | Iron: 1mg