Major Meltdown: 5 Hot Cheese Dips

A hot cheese dip makes any party better. Choose a new recipe from Food Network Magazine.

Photo By: Andrew Purcell

Photo By: Andrew Purcell

Photo By: Andrew Purcell

Photo By: Andrew Purcell

Photo By: Andrew Purcell

Baked Ricotta with Lemon and Herbs

Whether you’re looking for an elegant appetizer or a comforting game-day snack, this light and airy spread served with crusty bread is sure to please just about any crowd.

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Baked Goat Cheese Dip

This dip calls for three different cheeses (goat, cream and Parmesan) along with tomatoes, balsamic vinegar and chives. Altogether, it’s tart and creamy with just the right amount of tang. 

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Queso Fundido with Chorizo

Half a cup of lager gives ooey-gooey queso fundido the oomph factor people will remember (even if they can’t identify the beer itself). Treat yourself to the rest of the bottle while you put everything together.

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Reuben Dip

Loaded with corned beef, Swiss cheese, sauerkraut and all the fixings of a good Russian dressing, this recipe lives up to its name. Serve with pumpernickel bread for the full effect. 

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Baked Cambozola with Pecans and Cranberries

Cambozola is a Brie-style blue cheese that pairs deliciously with sweet ingredients like brown sugar and dried cranberries. 

Get the Recipe: Baked Cambozola with Pecans and Cranberries