Processed cheese products such as Cheez Whiz contain stabilizers that help maintain the soft shape. One 33 g serving of the spread has 90 calories, 80 of which come from fat, according to Kraft Foods. Cheez Whiz is a sauce, which makes the heating process relatively straightforward. You have at least two options for warming -- the microwave or stovetop. One the sauce becomes pourable, it will work well for hot foods such as nachos or Philly cheese steak sandwiches.
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Scoop the sauce out of the jar into a microwave safe bowl.
Place the bowl into the microwave. Cover it with a paper towel to prevent splatter.
Heat the Cheez Whiz on high for 30 seconds. Stir the sauce and heat a second time. Continue this process until it is hot enough, then use it as directed in the recipe. You will be able to pour it after 2 to 3 minutes of heating.
Transfer the Cheez Whiz from the jar to a sauce pan.
Turn the heat on low.
Stir the sauce continually until it becomes pourable, then follow the directions on the recipe to complete the dish.