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15 ooey gooey recipes that will satisfy your cheese craving

Cheese lovers rejoice!
January 20, 2022 9:52 a.m. EST

When it comes to comforting ingredients, cheese should always top the list! Grilled cheese sandwiches, mac and cheese, and charcuterie boards—what's not to love? Whether you're craving a hearty meal for your family or you're looking to upgrade your snack game, we've rounded up some of our cheesiest recipes. Find them below!

Cajun cauliflower mac and cheese

This creamy mac and cheese has a little kick thanks to the Monterey Jack and cajun seasoning. The added cauliflower adds even more heartiness to the dish. 

Cottage blintzes with blueberry sauce

The filling of these classic cheese blintzes gets its perfect consistency from the cottage and butter. Served with a sweet blueberry sauce and sour cream, these crepes are the best of both worlds—sweet and savoury! 

Ultimate Canadian cheese and meat board

Made with Canadian-grown cheese like Ontario gouda, Quebec blue cheese and PEI cheddar, delicious cured meats like prosciutto and pepperoni served alongside rich ingredients such as walnuts, almonds, honeycomb, and crunchy sour pickles. This appetizer is a crowd-pleaser!

Fancy fairy grilled cheese

This rainbow grilled cheese is super easy to make. All you need is cheese, bread, butter, food colouring and a little imagination to make the kids' next lunch extra special.

Fried cheese on a stick

Fried cheese—is there anything better? These meaty skewers are made with mozzarella, prosciutto, eggs, and breadcrumbs. Super easy!

Goat cheese chive cornbread

Hearty cornbread with a cheesy twist. Made with creamy goat cheese, chives, and lots of butter, this snack is the perfect after-dinner treat, or mid-afternoon pick me up. 

Herby cheese puffs

These little balls of cheese are the perfect appetizer or served alongside soup or stew. Seasoned with cayenne, parsley, fennel, and other herbs, get ready for the ultimate savoury bite! 

Lemon ricotta pancakes

Tart-but-sweet, these lemon ricotta pancakes are made with fresh lemon juice and zest and ricotta to create a gorgeous, fluffy result! 

Buffalo mozzarella burrata

Step outside the classic cheese platter comfort zone with this buffalo burrata, topped with crunchy cucumbers and fresh yellow cherry tomatoes.

Cheese-stuffed croissants

These croissants are a homemade masterpiece, stuffed to the brim with cheddar cheese for maximum fun!

Grilled Caprese salad

Say hello to your new favourite salad! This grilled Caprese salad features tomatoes, mozzarella, and basil leaves. 

Cheddar cheese potatoes with sage butter

As if it's even possible to love mashed potatoes more, Irish chef Clodagh McKenna has delivered the most gloriously cheesy recipe that uses your leftovers to create creamy, rich dumplings that are very easy to make. 

Cheesy garlic monkey bread

Made with Monterey Jack and gruyere, this party-ready pizza-flavoured garlic bread is cheesy heaven. 

Cheesy warm nachos

These cheesy warm nachos will hit all your cravings. Topped with refried beans, peppers, cilantro and guacamole, there's something for everyone. 

Cheesy French toast

This is what you would get if French toast and grilled cheese had a baby. 

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