Cheese Dip

Hot or cold, creamy or chunky, cheese dips make a spread on the spot when paired with veggies, chips, and crackers. From cream cheese to blue cheese to hot cheese dip, these easy dishes make entertaining a snap.

See Popular Cheese Dip Recipes

Baked Bleu Cheese Dip

The Food Channel

This warm, creamy, decadent bleu cheese dip is terrific with crudites or chips. It also makes an upscale addition to a tray of Buffalo Wings--perfect for March Mania hoops snacking.

Beer Cheese Spread

Better Homes and Gardens

Ten minutes. That's all you need to make this easy stir-together appetizer spread.

Marmalade Topped Brie

Better Homes and Gardens

This elegant appetizer recipe is so easy to make. It's ready to serve in ony 10 minutes!

Queso Fundido con Chorizo

The Food Channel

This simple-to-prepare Mexican "fondue" combines gooey cheese with spicy Mexican sausage for a craveable flavor combination that will be the life of your party.

Lemon-Chive Cheese Dip

Better Homes and Gardens

The perfect make ahead dip that blends fruit, herbs, and cheese. Serve it with snack crackers and fresh vegetables when entertaining.

Fruited Cheese Log

Better Homes and Gardens

Perfect for an appetizer tray, serve this citrus flavored, dried fruit cheese log with whole grain crackers.

Blue Cheese-Ricotta Dip

Better Homes and Gardens

Simple and sumptuous, serve this blue cheese and ricotta dip with green apple slices, crackers, and breadsticks. For kids who might find the blue cheese too strong, serve wedges of cheddar with the apple.

Lemon-Pepper Cheese Wheel

Pepperidge Farm

The best things about this savory cheesecake appetizer are that it's completely make ahead and it's absolutely delicious.

Total: 5 hrs 40 mins

Easy Baked Cheese Fondue

Better Homes and Gardens

Cambozola cheese combines the melting qualities of Camembert with the strong flavor of Gorgonzola. Watch the cheese carefully when making this appetizer recipe. Once heated, it quickly begins to melt.

How to Make Cheese Dip

While canapes and caviar have their place, it's usually not at tailgating parties, movie nights, or backyard cookouts. When it comes to casual get-togethers, the way to really wow your guests is to know how to make cheese dips. From spicy queso to chili cheese to spinach and artichoke, cheese dips are always a delicious hit.

Cheesy Beer-Salsa Dip

Better Homes and Gardens

Make this appetizer dip ahead and let it heat in your slow cooker until party time.

Fresh Tarragon Yogurt Cheese

Better Homes and Gardens

Try this fresh cheese topping on grilled meats or spread on a toasted bagel.

Queso Dip with Tortilla Stars

Better Homes and Gardens

Set out this creamy, spicy, year-round dip at a summer party, when tailgating, or at the holidays.

Total: 30 mins

Beer & Cheddar Fondue

Better Homes and Gardens

Two great ingredients -- beer and cheddar cheese -- will make this fondue be the first dish to disappear at any party. If you double or triple the recipe for a larger gathering, consider serving the fondue in a slow cooker on low setting. The thick crock and gentle heat will keep the fondue warm and smooth for a long time.

Salsa and Cheese Dip

Better Homes and Gardens

Create a chunky dip by combining sour cream with a bit of salsa and chunks of queso fresco--a white, crumbly Mexican cheese. A swirl of fresh herbs and green onion add vivid flavor.

Total: 35 mins

Hot Fennel Cheese Dip

Better Homes and Gardens

Although chock-full of fennel, this super-thick and chunky dip will remind you of hot artichoke dip. Complete the snack by serving with fresh vegetables.

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