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Serve with popcorn sprinkled on top! Use popcorn instead of crackers. Have fun!

Ingredients

1/2 cup butter
1 cup flour
4 cups prepared chicken broth, or 4 boullion cubes prepared with 4 cups water
1 cup half-and-half
1 pound Velveeta, or 16 ounces Cheese Whiz
1 tablespoon worcestershire sauce
2-3 drops yellow food coloring

Instructions

Melt butter with flour until blended. Stir five minutes over low heat. Slowly add broth and half-and-half. If needed, put in blender and blend until smooth. Mix until smooth and thick. Add cheese and stir until melted. Add remaining ingredients; simmer at least 15 minutes longer, stirring frequently.



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