16 Super Bowl Recipes Starring Cheese That Are Perfect For Game Day

In case you needed a reason to get excited for all the Super Bowl foods you're about to devour, think about this: warm, gooey, sizzling cheese dips. Cheese-stuffed jalapeno poppers. Cheese and crackers. American, cheddar, gouda, fontina... ahhhh. You can all take your buffalo wings and elaborate sliders. Me? I'll just take all the cheese, please. 

One of the best things about the Super Bowl is obviously the food, and if you're going to go all out this year, you might as well do it with at least one of these cheesy recipes. From hot dips that pair perfectly with crispy crackers to spicier options made even more exciting with bacon or sausage, we've got it all covered. These cheese appetizers will make you wish Super Bowl Sunday food was acceptable all year long. 

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Fire-Roasted Corn Dip

This irresistible dip recipe from A Spicy Perspective is full of grilled corn, chorizo, and lots of spicy, gooey cheese. Serve it with tortilla chips and eat your serving fast, because this is sure to go quickly.

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Spicy Sausage Dip

This savory dip from Climbing Grier Mountain combines only a few ingredients to make something everyone will love. Serve with tortilla chips and a cold beer, just like the recipe suggests.

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Jalapeno Cheddar Biscuits

Biscuits may not be the first thing you think of serving when you think about the Super Bowl, but this recipe from Cooking For Keeps will change your mind. It only uses five ingredients and takes 30 minutes to make, plus it combines jalapeno with cheddar cheese. How can you say no?

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Hot and Cheesy Roasted Red Pepper Dip

This dip from How Sweet It Is expertly mixes the savory taste of asiago, parmesan, and fontina with the sweeter taste of roasted red peppers. The inside is creamy, while the top is bubbly and perfect.

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Creamy Feta Dip

Do something different from everyone else, and make this feta dip from How Sweet It Is. Yes, it sounds weird and maybe boring, but with the addition of spicy jalapenos, it’s anything but.

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Cheesy Chicken Enchilada Dip

With shredded chicken, white cheddar, monterey jack cheese, and a ton of spices, this dip from How Sweet It Is will definitely be the star of any Super Bowl celebration. So. Much. Cheese!

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Fried Cheesy Jalapeno Poppers

Why buy frozen jalapeno poppers if you can make your own that are probably even more delicious? This mix of cheese, spicy peppers, and bread crumbs is definitely going to be a huge crowd-pleaser.

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Baked White Cheddar and Leek Dip

How is it possible to look at the picture of this cheesy dip from Simply Scratch without wanting to make it immediately? Sharp white cheddar, beer, leeks, and cream cheese make this seem like a dream come true.

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The Best Cheeseball

Sometimes you just have to go with a classic, like this big cheese ball from Mel’s Kitchen Cafe. It’s hard to even look at this picture without getting hungry.  

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Hot Blue Cheese Dip with Sweet Potato Chips

Blue cheese will be everywhere on Super Bowl Sunday, but make it even better by creating this hot, gooey dip from Big Girls Small Kitchen, and serving it with crispy sweet potato chips. Tell me that doesn’t sound perfect.

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Pizza Dip

This pizza dip from Closet Cooking is full of mozzarella, parmesan, sour cream, and cream cheese, making it gooey, delicious, and wonderful. You can dip bread into this, but I have a feeling you’ll just want to eat it on its own.

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Beer and Cheddar Cheese Gougeres

Make any Super Bowl party a tiny bit classier with these gougeres (a type of savory pastry) from A Cozy Kitchen. This is a pastry made from cheese and beer. I mean, do you really need any other reason to make it?

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Cheesy Bacon Spinach Dip

Cheddar, mozzarella, parmesan, bacon, spinach, and more come together to make an incredible dip that will make you want to lick the bowl clean. Don’t feel too guilty about all that cheese. There’s also spinach! It’s green! It’s good for you!

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The Best Queso Cheese Sauce Ever

Instead of buying queso from the store, make your own with this recipe from A Spicy Perspective. You can serve this with soft pretzels, tortilla chips, or whatever else you’d like.

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Cheesy Roasted Garlic Chip Dip

Serve this wonderfully savory and cheesy dip with kettle baked potato chips. This easy recipe comes from Simply Scratch, and you won’t want to give it up — ever.

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Cheesy Taco Bean Dip

This dip from Taste and Tell is basically like eating a taco, except it’s a creamy dip instead of, you know, a taco. And isn’t that ultimately better?

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