You are here: Home » Recipes » Heavenly Cheese Grits Heavenly Cheese Grits Recipe by Favorite Recipes Press Yield 8 servings Baked grits are about as close to Southern comfort food as you can get. PrintEmail Ingredients 4 cups boiling water1 cup quick-cooking grits1 1/2 teaspoons salt6 tablespoons butter1 cup shredded sharp Cheddar cheese1 tablespoon sherry1 1/2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce1 1/2 teaspoons hot pepper sauce1 -- egg, beaten1/4 cup shredded sharp Cheddar cheese Instructions Combine the boiling water, grits and salt in a saucepan and mix well. Cook over low heat until most of the water is absorbed. Remove from heat. Stir in butter, 1 cup cheese, sherry, Worcestershire sauce and hot pepper sauce. Fold in the egg. Spoon into a greased baking dish. Sprinkle with 1/4 cup cheese. Bake at 300F for 1 hour or until bubbly. May be prepared 1 day in advance and stored, unbaked, in the refrigerator. Bring to room temperature before baking. Recipe reprinted with permission from The Junior League of Cobb-Marietta’s Southern on Occasion (The Junior League of Cobb-Marietta, Inc., 1998).