15 Mouthwatering Savory Cheese Recipes to Try at Home

Here are fifteen savory cheese recipes that you can make to use up your favorite cheese creatively. They’re easy to recreate but deliciously moreish to eat.

Broccoli au gratin.

Are you a cheese lover? Do you want to add some cheesy deliciousness to your everyday meals or impress your guests with tasty cheesy dishes? Check out this list of 15 fantastic savory cheese recipes that are easy to make and will satisfy your cheesy cravings.

 From macaroni schotel to garlic cheese-stuffed pretzel bombs, these recipes offer a variety of cheesy delights that are perfect for any occasion. So, put on your apron and prepare to cook some cheesy goodness at home creatively!

Macaroni Schotel

Macaroni schotel.
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Macaroni Schotel means macaroni dish. It’s a baked cheesy dish made of macaroni and cheese. It’s savory and delicious to enjoy as an afternoon snack or a starter among the food spread. Get the recipe.

Puff Pastry Cheese Straws

Puff pastry cheese.
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These puff pastry cheese straws use three different cheeses, making these savory snacks tasty. The best thing is to have them ready in less than half an hour. Get the recipe.

Sweet Potato Gratin

Sweet potato gratin.
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This microwave sweet potato gratin is as good as similar recipes with more ingredients and more complicated methods. Easy, quick, and delicious. This recipe is a perfect choice when you have many other dishes to prepare for your food spread. Get the recipe.

Broccoli Au Gratin

Broccoli au gratin.
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This cheesy au gratin recipe has tender broccoli florets and creamy cheese sauce. It’s the ultimate side dish for a food spread on any occasion. Get the recipe.

Beef Quesadillas

Beef quesadillas.
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These cheesy ground beef quesadillas will soon become your favorite go-to recipe that everyone will enjoy. It’s packed with flavors and melted cheese and is easy to make. Get the recipe.

Mexican Pizza

Mexican Pizza.
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Warm flour tortillas, perfectly seasoned ground beef, and melty cheese combine to create the perfect appetizer! Our Grande Mexican Pizza is an ideal size for sharing with your family— it’s a guaranteed pleaser! Get the recipe.

Air Fryer Baked Camembert

Air Fryer baked camembert.
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Its creamy center, encased in a delicate bloomy rind, has long been a favorite among cheese enthusiasts. And now, imagine achieving that perfect oozy consistency in a fraction of the time using an air fryer. Get the recipe.

Caramelized Onion Grilled Cheese

Caramelized onion grilled cheese.
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Heal your inner child in adult style. Indulge in this gourmet caramelized onion grilled cheese sandwich made with fontina and gruyère cheese and served on buttery brioche bread. The combo lets you have your soup and eat it, too! Get the recipe.

Brie and Apple Grilled Cheese

Brie and apple grilled cheese with hot honey.
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This grilled cheese sandwich has a sweet-tart apple, creamy, earthy brie, crispy, buttery toast, and a drizzle of honey. There are a lot of lovely flavors there. Honey adds a sweet and savory flavor, making this apple and brie sandwich stand out from the rest! Get the recipe.

Buffalo Chicken Dip

Buffalo chicken dip.
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This Buffalo Chicken Dip Recipe is everyone’s favorite game day or party appetizer! It has juicy shredded chicken, creamy ranch dressing, cream cheese, hot sauce, and loads of cheese. This Buffalo Chicken Dip is easy to make but deliciously moreish. It’s perfect for dipping your favorite snacks. Get the recipe.

Garlic Cheese Stuffed Pretzel Bomb

Garlic cheese stuffed pretzel bread bombs.
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Garlic Cheese-Stuffed Pretzel Bread Bombs are fun bits of homemade pretzel bread dough stuffed with gooey garlic cheese. They’re so scrumptious that you’ll have to double the recipe, as everyone won’t stop having them. Get the recipe.

Pimento Cheese Sausage Balls

Pimento cheese sausage balls.
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Pimento Cheese Sausage Balls are a delicious appetizer or snack! Plus, this easy three-ingredient recipe takes less than 30 minutes. Get the recipe.

Double Cheese Dill Scones

Cheese scones.
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This double cheese dill scone is the ultimate cheese scone you want to make. With two types of cheese in each melty bite, this scone differs from the usual speckled ones. Get the recipe.

Savory Fig Toast

Fig goat cheese toast.
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Like most fruit, figs pair wonderfully with traditionally savory or salty ingredients. The natural sweetness pairs so nicely with it all. This delicious toast proves it. Start your morning with this one, and you won’t regret it. Get the recipe.

Pizza Chicken

Pizza chicken.
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Don’t get confused with the name! The stuffed Pizza Chicken is a naturally gluten-free way to enjoy chicken and celebrate all pizza flavors. It’s a family-friendly, super easy weeknight dinner that your loved ones will always rave about. Get the recipe.

Author: Devy Dar

Title: Food Writer, Recipe Developer, and Digital Content Creator.


Devy Dar founded So Yummy Recipes and Drizzling Flavor to share her love of food after exploring various cultures and cuisines for more than two decades. Her mission is to help others easily recreate traditional and non-traditional food with readily available ingredients. Her works have been featured in Reader’s Digest, Al Jazeera, MSN, Yahoo, Bon Appetit, and more. 

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