Served hot or cold, cheese appetizers please even the pickiest eaters. From nacho cheese dip to baked Brie to gooey cream cheese, these easy cheese appetizers disappear fast.
This savory nut loaf is similar to a cheese ball but the cheese mixture and nuts are layered into a loaf pan. Use strips of red pepper to add a festive splash of color.
Serving these appetizers to guests is an experience to remember. The bundles are split open, then fruit or crisp crackers are used to scoop up the cheese-herb-mushroom mixture.
Toss together a bit of garlic and lemon juice with peppercorns and Monterey Jack cheese for a simple and easy appetizer recipe.
These puffy, crisp appetizers are always a favorite at parties.
Two cheeses and a splash of white wine flavor this gooey appetizer fondue that is delicious when dunked with bread chunks.
This deep-fried appetizer is a cheese-lover's dream. A crispy mustard-and-pepper-spiked coating encases warm wedges of Brie.
A sweet onion topping makes a pretty presentation on these savory appetizers.
You'll love the easy, four ingredient preparation for this kid-favorite cheese straw bread recipe.
This salty Mediterranean-style appetizer bowl pairs well with crackers or crusty bread.
Brandy and blue cheese spice up these hearty appetizers. Because blue cheese tends to be salty, use unsalted butter.
A favorite snack in the South, these crisp appetizers get a touch of heat from cayenne pepper.
Full-flavor cheeses such as cheddar and Stilton taste best at room temperature. When serving cheese as part of a dessert buffet, allow 1 ounce of cheese per serving. Apricots and honey are bonuses that pair marvelously with sharper cheeses.
Cayenne pepper adds a bit of bite to these cheesy snacks that are similar to crisp Southern cheese straws.
These savory appetizer cookies have a cheese dough that is baked and then filled with jalapeno jelly.
With a total prep time of just 20 minutes, this cheesy loaf is one of the most simple appetizers around.
Instead of using fresh mozzarella for this appetizer, try another fresh soft cheese, such as queso fresco or feta.
Purchased pesto and cream cheese form the spread for this easy, elegant appetizer.