25 Incredible Recipes You Can Make With Cheese

From breakfast to lunch and dessert, these recipes are cheesy delicious.

May 25, 2017
Mitch Mandel

If you love cheese, you'll want to eat it all day long, and with these recipes you can. These cheese recipes go beyond the basics, offer variety, and will keep you fuller for longer. We think these recipes are grate, and we know you will too.

More: 20 Ways to Eat Quinoa All Day

Here are some of our most delicious and cheesy recipes that you and your whole family will enjoy.

Ellen Silverman
Fancy Grilled Cheese Sandwich

This recipe can easily be multiplied. It's best served with Mom's "The Best" Tomato Soup. 

Get the Fancy Grilled Cheese Sandwich recipe from Back to the Kitchen.

Molly Yeh
Smoky Bacon Mac and Cheese

The Gruyère and Swiss have been subbed out for smoked Gouda and pepper Jack to give it some sass. 

Get the Smoky Bacon Mac and Cheese recipe from Molly on the Range.

Erin Scott
Polenta Fries

Crispy on the outside, fluffy and tender on the inside, these polenta fries can be enjoyed in so many ways. 

Get the Polenta Fries recipe from Yummy Supper.

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Creamy Squash Mac & Cheese With Hot Sauce Bread Crumbs

Whip up a batch of this classic comfort food and you won't ever mess with the blue and yellow boxed stuff ever again.

Get the Creamy Squash Mac & Cheese With Hot Sauce Bread Crumbs recipe from Thug Kitchen 101.

Mitch Mandel
Caprese Panini

Perfect in the summertime, ripe tomatoes are even better when paired with fresh mozzarella.

Get the Caprese Panini recipe from The South Beach Diet Gluten Solution Cookbook.

Quentin Bacon
Summer Squash and Mushroom Lasagna

Mushrooms and summer squash plus my tofu marinara are the stars of this show and no-cook lasagna noodles make it super-easy.

Get the Summer Squash and Mushroom Lasagna recipe from Pretty Delicious.

Lauren Volo
Dreamy Butternut Squash Mac 'n' Cheese

Now you can enjoy a satisfying and mouthwatering version with zero guilt.

Get the Dreamy Butternut Squash Mac 'n' Cheese recipe from Cook Yourself Sexy.

Chipotle Grilled Cheese Sandwich

Get bread, get cheese, put them together, and you have the ultimate childhood throwback meal.

Get the Chipotle Grilled Cheese Sandwich recipe from The Diabetes DTOUR Diet Cookbook.

Chocolate-Hazelnut & Goat Cheese Melt

The nutty and chocolatey goodness of Nutella, combined with the mildly tart cheese, means you'll be snacking on a sweet grilled cheese sandwich.

Get the Chocolate-Hazelnut & Goat Cheese Melt recipe from The Athlete's Palate Cookbook.

Mitch Mandel
Cheesy Polenta With Caramelized Mushrooms

It takes just a few minutes from start to finish and produce creamy, irresistible results.

Get the Cheesy Polenta With Caramelized Mushrooms recipe from Runner's World Meals on the Run.

Alexandra Grablewski
Hazelnut Cream Cheese Brownies

It may be the spirals of the cream cheese, or the sugary yet crisp hazelnuts, but these treats are an ideal indulgence. 

Get the Hazelnut Cream Cheese Brownies recipe from Fat Witch Bake Sale.

Spicy Monterey Jack & Cheddar Grilled Cheese

It's a childhood classic that is great on cold winter nights and warm summer afternoons. 

Get the Spicy Monterey Jack & Cheddar Grilled Cheese recipe from Guy Gourmet.

Mitch Mandel
Roasted Vegetable Mac and Cheese

Whole grain pasta and vegetables add fiber, not to mention a satisfying, sophisticated flavor, to a childhood favorite!

Get the Roasted Vegetable Mac and Cheese recipe from The Diabetes Comfort Food Diet Cookbook.

Mitch Mandel
Carrot Gratin with Creamy Goat Cheese Sauce

Not all gratins require copious amounts of heavy cream.

Get the Carrot Gratin with Creamy Goat Cheese Sauce recipe from 101 Recipes You Can't Live Without.

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Buffalo Grilled Cheese Sandwiches

Adding celery and red onion gives this sandwich crunch as well as fiber.

Get the Buffalo Grilled Cheese Sandwiches recipe from The Diabetes Comfort Food Diet Cookbook.

Con Poulos
Grilled Tomato and Cheese

Grilled cheese with tomato soup is such a classic combination.

Get the Grilled Tomato and Cheese recipe from Flat Belly Diet Family Cookbook!

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Spinach, Cheese, and Red Pepper Pinwheels

This recipe can be made to go, so it's perfect for packing for work or wherever you might be off to.

Get the Spinach, Cheese, and Red Pepper Pinwheels recipe from The Diabetes DTOUR Diet Cookbook.

Con Poulos
Crunchy Crust Mac and Cheese

You probably won't have any trouble enticing your family to eat this creamy macaroni and cheese casserole.

Get the Crunchy Crust Mac and Cheese recipe from Flat Belly Diet Family Cookbook!

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Bacon and Apple Grilled Cheeses

Ditch the white bread and replace it with whole grain slices, which are lower in carbs thanks to magic carbs.

Get the Bacon and Apple Grilled Cheeses recipe from The Diabetes Comfort Food Diet Cookbook.

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Stout Cheese Dip

It has beer. It has cheese. What more could a person possibly need?

Get the Stout Cheese Dip recipe from Guy Gourmet.

Kate Mathis
Classic Cheese Fondue

The traditional dunk of choice for cheese fondue is bread cubes, but try it with vegetables or fruits.

Get the Classic Cheese Fondue recipe from The Rodale Whole Foods Cookbook.


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Parmesan Cheese Crisps

This recipe makes a good pre/postworkout snack.

Get the Parmesan Cheese Crisps recipe from 2-Week Turnaround Diet Cookbook.

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Polenta Cheese Squares

Polenta appears at dinner tables in many regions of Italy in place of pasta; and like pasta, can be served with a variety of sauces.

Get the Polenta Cheese Squares recipe from The Rodale Whole Foods Cookbook.

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Fresh Cheese Ravioli

The ravioli are formed individually here, but you could also do them in batches. Serve the ravioli with your favorite sauce.

Get the Fresh Cheese Ravioli recipe from The Rodale Whole Foods Cookbook.

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Cheese Enchiladas

Carrots are the surprise ingredient in the spicy sauce for these enchiladas. They add natural sweetness and beta-carotene.

Get the Cheese Enchiladas recipe from The Rodale Whole Foods Cookbook.