collage of cheesy appetizers including garlic cheese bombs, bacon grilled cheese rollups and cheese sticks

30+  Amazing Ooey Gooey Cheese Appetizers

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Few things are greater than ooey gooey melty cheese!  If I’m having a snack I can pretty much guarantee it’s got cheese in it.

This collection has some of the very best cheese appetizer recipes!  Ooey gooey cheese is totally irresistible and the star of each one of these recipes!  From cream cheese to brie and crab to pepperoni, grab your dippin’ bread… there’s something here for everyone!

Perfect for game day or after school, you’ll find all of the best cheese recipes from some of my favorite blogger friends!

close up of Easy Crab Rangoon Dip on a wonton chip

Crab Rangoon Dip with Wonton Chips from Spend with Pennies

If you love Crab Rangoon, you’ll love this amazing dip loaded up with yummy crab, cream cheese and flavor!

cheesy dip in a small skillet with charred crostini

Baked Cheese from The View from Great Island

This amazing looking Baked Cheese recipe has one of my personal favorites, Gruyere, paired with Fontina for a deliciously velvety dip!

lasagna dip in a white dish, served with bread

Lasagna Dip from I Heart Eating

What?!?  Lasagna as a dip?  This brilliantly delicious cheese appetizer recipe has an amazing meaty filling with 3 types of cheese!  Yes please!

a pile of garlic cheese bombs with cheese oozing out

Garlic Cheese Bombs from Spend with Pennies

Oooey gooey goodness in a little bundle!  Garlic Cheese Bombs are the most amazing ooey gooey cheese buns ever!

7 layer bean dip, with jalapeños, on a tortilla chip, in a crockpot

Slow Cooker 7-Layer Bean Dip from The Magical Slow Cooker

7 Layer dips is one of my favorites… but this takes it to a whole new level!  Warm and cheesy this easy dip recipe cooks up in the slow cooker for an amazing appetizer!

beer cheese fondue

Beer Cheese Fondue from Melanie Makes

Easy and delicious, Beer Cheese Fondue is loaded up with cheddar cheese and tons of gooey cheddar cheese!  The perfect dip for any gathering from dinner party to game day!

a stack of cooked Gooey Cheesy Grilled Cheese Roll Ups with Crispy Bacon

Crispy Bacon Grilled Cheese Roll Ups from Spend with Pennies

Bacon + Cheese = LOVE  Need I say more?  These roll ups make a great appetizer, snack or lunch!

shrimp scampi dip with melted cheese

Shrimp Scampi Dip from Sugar Dish Me

Buttery garlicky shrimp scampi is one of my favorites!  Loaded up with cheese, garlic and shrimp, how could this creamy dip be anything but amazing?

cranberry brie phyllo

Cranberry Pistachio Stuffed Brie Wrapped in Phyllo from Food Done Light

If you’re looking for an easy and impressive appetizer, I’ve found it!  Just a few minutes of prep to take this gorgeous Brie from hmmm to WOW!

Bacon Double Cheeseburger Stuffed Mushrooms recipe close up with melted cheese

Bacon Double Cheeseburger Stuffed Mushrooms by Spend With Pennies

Fresh mushroom caps loaded up with the best ever cheeseburger filling and of course smothered in cheese!  These are the perfect game day snack!

chicken taco dip on a tortilla chip, with the dip in a dish in the background

Crockpot Chicken Taco Dip from Ari’s Menu

taking a serving of chicken fajita queso dip on a nacho chip

Chicken Fajita Queso Dip from Inside Bru Crew Life

Jalapeno Popper Dip with cream cheese, spicy diced jalapenos and sharp cheddar topped with crispy Panko bread crumbs on top in a white dish with crostini on the side

Jalapeno Popper Dip from Spend with Pennies

baked filled jalapeños with melted cheese

Cheeseburger Jalapeño Poppers from The View from Great Island

hot Philly cheesesteak dip in a skillet

Philly Cheesesteak Dip from Life Tastes Good

hot onion dip with Boursin in a white dish

Hot Onion Dip with Boursin from Simply Sated

bacon jalapeno cheeseball with crackers on a white plate

Bacon Jalapeno Cheese Ball from Spend with Pennies

a stack of baked mozzarella sticks on white plate with marinara sauce

Baked Mozzarella Sticks from Cupcake Diaries

kale nachos with cheese in a skillet

Healthy Nachos with Kale and Spicy Sweet Potatoes from Food Faith Fitness

a pile of gooey Cheese Sticks Made with Breadcrumbs

Gooey Cheese Sticks from Spend with Pennies

crispy cheesy buffalo chicken potato poppers in a bowl

Cheesy Buffalo Chicken Potato Poppers with Avocado Ranch Dip from Food Faith Fitness

mini tacos with an avocado in the background

Mini Avocado & Hummus Quesadillas from Cookin’ Canuck

brie phyllo torte with fresh raspberries

Brie Phyllo Torte with Fresh Raspberries from Taste Love & Nourish

pile of bacon cheeseburger bombs cut open

Bacon Cheeseburger Bombs from Spend with Pennies

cheesy bacon dip topped with bacon in a baking dish

Slow Cooker Cheesy Bacon Dip from High Heels & Grills

slice of pumpkin pecan baked brie

Pumpkin Pecan Baked Brie from Lemon Tree Dwelling

Ham & cheese slider on a plate

Ham & Cheese Sliders from Spend with Pennies

sweet potato rounds with herbed ricotta and walnuts drizzled with honey

Sweet Potato Rounds with Herbed Ricotta and Walnuts from The Roasted Root

baked brie with apricots in a white dish

Baked Brie with Apricots and Figs from Tasting Page

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