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If cheese is a favorite of yours, you probably already know plenty of recipes using it. Dishes such as cheesy sloppy joes, garlic roasted asparagus and cheesy meatballs are always popular, or perhaps you want to try something you never made before. Whichever kind of cheese is your favorite, you are sure to find something here you just can’t wait to make. Which one of these easy cheesy recipes are you going to whip up first?

One Pot Taco Macaroni And Cheese

One pot taco mac and cheese in a pot.
One Pot Taco Macaroni and Cheese. Photo credit: xoxoBella.

Enjoy the best of both worlds with this taco macaroni and cheese. It’s a one pot, Dutch oven 30-minute meal boasting both Mexican and Italian flavors in every mouthful.
Get the Recipe: The Best One Pot Taco Macaroni And Cheese

Smoked Gouda Mac and Cheese

Side view of mac and cheese.
Smoked Gouda Mac and Cheese. Photo credit: xoxoBella.

This delicious upscale or gourmet macaroni dinner is simply mac and cheese we all love with an exciting twist. Expect a rich, creamy recipe using smoked gouda and noodles. It is the perfect side dish and sure to be a family favorite.
Get the Recipe: Smoked Gouda Mac and Cheese

Instant Pot BBQ Chicken French Bread Pizza

Bbq chicken french bread pizza on a plate.
Instant Pot BBQ Chicken French Bread Pizza. Photo credit: xoxoBella.

Instant Pot BBQ chicken French bread pizza is a super-easy 20-minute meal which I just know you’re going to love. Barbeque French bread pizza offers a change of pace from traditional pizza recipes.
Get the Recipe: Instant Pot BBQ Chicken French Bread Pizza

Air Fryer Bacon Wrapped Cheeseburger Bites

A plate with bacon wrapped cheeseburger bites and some fries.
Bacon Wrapped Cheeseburger Bites. Photo credit: xoxoBella.

Air fryer bacon-wrapped cheeseburger bites are an appy recipe to try! These bacon burger bombs are a great appetizer for any occasion. Whether you call the bacon-wrapped meatballs or meatloaf balls, you will agree that they taste AMAZING!
Get the Recipe: Air Fryer Bacon Wrapped Cheeseburger Bites

Slow Cooker Spicy Corn and Jalapeño Cheese Dip

Spicy corn and jalapeño cheese dip in a black bowl.
Spicy Corn and Jalapeño Cheese Dip. Photo credit: xoxoBella.

Spicy corn and jalapeño cheese dip makes great party food. You can make this jalapeño corn dip in the crockpot and make it as spicy (or not) as you choose. This slow cooker dip recipe is always a BIG hit and doesn’t last long.
Get the Recipe: Slow Cooker Spicy Corn and Jalapeño Cheese Dip

Mac & Beer Cheese In A Mini Pretzel Bowl

Macaroni and cheese in a bread bowl on a plate.
Mac & Beer Cheese in a Mini Pretzel Bowl. Photo credit: xoxoBella

Mac & beer cheese in a mini pretzel bowl is the ultimate comfort food. This Oktoberfest, Super Bowl or game day appetizer using mini pretzel rolls and a beer cheese sauce for macaroni is tasty.
Get the Recipe: Mac & Beer Cheese In A Mini Pretzel Bowl

Instant Pot Queso

Creamy soup with vegetables served in a pot, garnished with herbs and spices, ideal as a party dip.
Instant Pot Queso. Photo credit: Kitchen Divas.

Instant Pot Queso is sure to be your new favorite way to make chili con queso for parties. Cheese lovers know that a good queso dip can turn any gathering into a truly special event.
Get the Recipe: Instant Pot Queso

Grilled Cheese Hamburger With Bacon

Cheesy recipes: Grilled cheese sandwich with melted cheddar, beef patty, and crispy bacon on a patterned blue plate.
Grilled Cheese Hamburger With Bacon. Photo credit: Kitchen Divas.

This grilled cheese hamburger full of bacon, a burger, and cheese is a budget-friendly and delicious way to enjoy burgers!
Get the Recipe: Grilled Cheese Hamburger With Bacon

Cheesy Meatballs

Meatballs baked in tomato sauce and topped with melted mozzarella cheese, garnished with herbs in a skillet, perfect for cheesy recipes.
Cheesy Meatballs. Photo credit: Cafe Delites.

Cheesy meatballs are juicy and tender, simmered in a rustic homemade tomato sauce. topped with melted mozzarella cheese and served over spaghetti for a delicious dinner!
Get the Recipe: Cheesy Meatballs

Meatball Parmesan

A skillet featuring cheesy meatballs covered in melted cheese and tomato sauce, garnished with chopped basil.
Meatball Parmesan. Photo credit: The Cookie Rookie.

This Meatball Parmesan is hearty, rich, and delicious. Perfect for cozy winter weeknights! It features juicy meatballs smothered in a delicious marinara sauce and topped with Mozzarella and Parmesan cheese.
Get the Recipe: Meatball Parmesan

Cheesy Chicken Pot Pie

A hand lifts a slice of cheesy chicken pot pie from a collection of cheesy recipes, showing strings of melted cheese stretching from the pie.
Cheesy Chicken Pot Pie. Photo credit: The Cookie Rookie.

this Cheesy Easy Chicken Pot Pie recipe to your weeknight dinner rota. Pot Pies make for a delicious and comforting winter meal.
Get the Recipe: Cheesy Chicken Pot Pie

One Skillet Cheesy Penne

A serving of cheesy baked ziti from our cheesy recipes collection is being lifted from a black skillet, with melted cheese stretching between the fork and dish.
One Skillet Cheesy Penne. Photo credit: Carlsbad Cravings.

Your whole family is going to love this epic one-skillet cheesy penne (with meat sauce) And you are going to love how easy it is!
Get the Recipe: One Skillet Cheesy Penne

Cheesy Sloppy Joes

A pretzel bun sandwich filled with cheesy beef and green peppers, accompanied by a side of rippled potato chips, is a delicious example of cheesy recipes.
Cheesy Sloppy Joes. Photo credit: Tornadough Alli.

These Cheesy Sloppy Joes are a family hit dinner time meal. They come together in 30 minutes and are a delicious sandwich the whole family can enjoy.
Get the Recipe: Cheesy Sloppy Joes

Mexican Stuffed Peppers

A fork lifting a cheesy beef and rice mixture from a stuffed green bell pepper, with melted cheese stretching between the pepper and fork, perfect for fans of cheesy recipes.
Mexican Stuffed Peppers. Photo credit: The Cookie Rookie.

This Mexican Stuffed Peppers recipe is our go-to easy recipe. These Enchilada Stuffed Peppers with Cheese are loaded with beef, green chiles, onions, enchilada sauce, and so much cheese!
Get the Recipe: Mexican Stuffed Peppers

Cheesy Baked Cauliflower Casserole

A casserole dish with baked cauliflower and cheesy recipes, garnished with green onions, on a wooden table.
Cheesy Baked Cauliflower Casserole. Photo credit: Table For Two.

Cheesy Baked Cauliflower Casserole has all of the satisfactory elements of a comforting side with none of the carbs! Pop this casserole in the oven and relish in your new favorite cheesy, easy side dish.
Get the Recipe: Cheesy Baked Cauliflower Casserole

Cheese Puffs

A close-up image of golden, freshly baked cheesy buns garnished with sprigs of thyme on a light-colored cloth.
Cheese Puffs. Photo credit: Spend With Pennies.

These fancy French pastries are easy to make (and even easier to eat). They’re perfect served as an appetizer or a side dish or even with a glass of wine.
Get the Recipe: Cheese Puffs

Cheesy Garlic Roasted Asparagus

Roasted asparagus with cheese and seasonings on a baking sheet, perfect for cheesy recipes.
cheesy garlic roasted asparagus. Photo credit: Cafe Delites.

Cheesy garlic roasted asparagus with mozzarella cheese is the best side dish to any meal! low carb, keto and the perfect way to get your veggies in!
Get the Recipe: Cheesy Garlic Roasted Asparagus

Garlic Cheese Toast

Stack of cheesy garlic bread slices garnished with herbs, displaying a golden-brown crust and visible seasoning.
Garlic Cheese Toast. Photo credit: Spend With Pennies.

A mixture of cheeses, butter, and garlic all slathered on thick white bread and baked until bubbly and golden brown. What’s not to love?
Get the Recipe: Garlic Cheese Toast

Cheesy Ground Beef Quesadilla

Stacked quesadillas filled with beef and cheese, topped with fresh tomatoes and basil, served on a white plate as part of our cheesy recipes collection.
Cheesy Ground Beef Quesadilla. Photo credit: My Everyday Table.

This ground beef quesadilla recipe is comforting and delicious; easy and ready in 20 minutes. The ground beef is made just like my ground chicken tacos and then it’s layered with two layers of cheese.
Get the Recipe: Cheesy Ground Beef Quesadilla

Mexican Corn Casserole With Cheese

A plate of mashed potatoes garnished with fresh herbs, featured in cheesy recipes, with sides of peas and chopped zucchini visible in the background.
Mexican Corn Casserole With Cheese. Photo credit: Kitchen Divas.

This Mexican Corn Casserole recipe has all the bright flavors of Mexican street corn, right off the cob! It is easy-to-make and incredibly delicious.
Get the Recipe: Mexican Corn Casserole With Cheese

Mexican Chicken Spaghetti

A freshly baked enchilada casserole garnished with diced tomatoes, cilantro, and lime wedges, served in a cast-iron skillet from our cheesy recipes collection.
Mexican Chicken Spaghetti. Photo credit: Kitchen Divas.

Mexican chicken spaghetti is loaded with tender, white meat chicken, spaghetti, cheese, and of course, a ton of Mexican flavor.
Get the Recipe: Mexican Chicken Spaghetti

Easy French Onion Soup

Cheesy French onion soup in a ceramic bowl, topped with melted cheese and croutons, displayed on a wooden table with a linen napkin.
Easy French Onion Soup. Photo credit: Dishes Delish.

If you only get onion soup in a restaurant because you think it’s difficult to make, this easy French onion soup recipe will teach you that not only is it simple to put together, but it is also extremely delicious to eat.
Get the Recipe: Easy French Onion Soup

Baked Cheesy Scalloped Potatoes

Baked cheesy scalloped potatoes in a white casserole dish.
Baked Cheesy Scalloped Potatoes. Photo credit: Kitchen Divas.

These Cheesy Scalloped Potatoes are a simple dish with sliced potatoes, onions and cheese baked in the most flavorful, creamy cheese sauce ever! It’s perfect for family dinners but also a holiday favorite.
Get the Recipe: Baked Cheesy Scalloped Potatoes

Beef Chile Con Queso

A bowl of creamy, cheesy soup garnished with diced tomatoes and herbs on a wooden table.
Beef Chile con Queso. Photo credit: Dishes Delish.

This beef chile con queso recipe is the perfect game-day dip. It’s cheesy, bubbly, and full of flavor. You’ll love how easy it is to make this queso dip!
Get the Recipe: Beef Chile Con Queso

Cheesy Beef Tortellini

A spoon lifting cheesy pasta from a pot, with stringy cheese and visible herbs in a creamy sauce, perfect for those who love cheesy recipes.
Cheesy Beef Tortellini. Photo credit: Busy Family Recipes.

Cheesy Beef Tortellini is an easy meal that brings comfort food to the table using ground beef, cheese tortellini, and creamy marinara sauce!
Get the Recipe: Cheesy Beef Tortellini

Cheesy Potato Croquettes

A plate of golden-brown cheese balls from our cheesy recipes, garnished with chopped green herbs, set on a light gray surface.
Cheesy Potato Croquettes. Photo credit: Alekas Get Together.

These Cheesy Potato Croquettes are crunchy bites of heaven. Mashed potatoes stuffed with two kinds of cheeses and fried to perfection.
Get the Recipe: Cheesy Potato Croquettes

Cheese Calzone

Three golden-brown, cheesy calzones on a white tray with a bowl of red sauce and fresh basil leaves.
Cheese Calzone. Photo credit: Food Folks & Fun.

This homemade Cheese Calzone recipe makes six large calzones. They’re filled with ricotta, mozzarella, Parmesan, and fresh herbs. They have the most delicious homemade dipping sauce, too!
Get the Recipe: Cheese Calzone

Five Cheese Baked Macaroni and Cheese

A close-up of a plate of baked macaroni and cheese, featuring a golden-brown cheesy topping.
Five Cheese Baked Macaroni and Cheese. Photo credit: Sense & Edibility.

Five Cheese Baked Macaroni and Cheese is an ultra-cheesy pasta casserole side dish made with 5 different types of cheese and a unique spice blend. Your family and friends will love its creamy, rich taste.
Get the Recipe: Five Cheese Baked Macaroni and Cheese

Creamy Breakfast Burrito Casserole

Fork lifting a cheesy slice of lasagna from one of our cheesy recipes, with melted cheese stretching from the dish.
Creamy Breakfast Burrito Casserole. Photo credit: Restless Chipotle.

You’ll love the spicy Southwestern flavors in this Creamy Burrito Breakfast Casserole recipe! Layers of cheese, sausage, tortillas, and eggs.
Get the Recipe: Creamy Breakfast Burrito Casserole

Ground Turkey Pasta With Broccoli

A creamy, cheesy pasta dish with shell pasta, ground meat, broccoli, and herbs in a wooden serving bowl.
Ground Turkey Pasta With Broccoli. Photo credit: Sugar & Snap Peas.

Prepare this creamy Ground Turkey Pasta with Broccoli for cheesy comfort food your entire family will love! Made in one pot in 30 minutes!
Get the Recipe: Ground Turkey Pasta With Broccoli

Cheesy Spaghetti Squash With Spinach

A fork lifting a cheesy spinach mixture from a baked spaghetti squash, perfect for those who love cheesy recipes.
Cheesy Spaghetti Squash With Spinach. Photo credit: Little Sunny Kitchen.

This cheesy spaghetti squash with spinach is a fall favorite! A creamy, cheesy, alfredo-like sauce is mixed with spaghetti squash and baby spinach leaves, then topped with melted cheese to make a hearty and delicious main or side. In short, tasty comfort food for fall!
Get the Recipe: Cheesy Spaghetti Squash With Spinach

Air Fryer Cheesy Taco Sticks

A plate of golden-brown sausage rolls served with a bowl of red dipping sauce and garnished with herbs, perfect for cheesy recipes.
Air Fryer Cheesy Taco Sticks. Photo credit: My Air Fryer Kitchen.

Air Fryer Cheesy Taco Sticks! Full of delicious taco flavor and lots of gooey cheese, your favorite taco toppings are nestled inside a buttery, fluffy dough and air-fried to a delicious golden brown.
Get the Recipe: Air Fryer Cheesy Taco Sticks

Cheesy Breadsticks

Golden-brown cheesy twists sprinkled with herbs on a baking sheet.
Cheesy Breadsticks. Photo credit: Jo Cooks.

You can have super soft, rich buttery, totally delicious homemade Cheesy Breadsticks in under an hour with this easy 7-ingredient recipe!
Get the Recipe: Cheesy Breadsticks

Bella Bucchiotti

Bella Bucchiotti is a Canadian-based syndicated food, travel, and lifestyle writer, photographer, and creator at xoxoBella. She founded xoxoBella in 2015, where she shares her love for food, dogs, sustainability, fitness, crafts, outdoor adventures, travel, and philanthropy to encourage others to run the extra mile, try new recipes, visit unfamiliar places, and stand for a cause. Bella creates stress-free and family-friendly recipes for weeknight dinners and festive feasts.


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