11 Gooey Cheese-Stuffed Recipes

Overstuffed Twice-Baked Potatoes © Fredrika Stjarne
By F&W Editors Posted February 02, 2016

Nothing says Super Bowl like deliciously gooey, cheesy foods.

From spicy quesadillas to savory profiteroles, here are 11 superb cheese-stuffed recipes to make for Game Day.

1. Four Cheese-Stuffed Portobellos

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Star chef Laurent Tourondel's toasted mushrooms, which are filled with Gruyère, Muenster, mozzarella and Manchego, make the perfect side dish or appetizer.

2. Habanero Chicken Quesadillas

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Fiery habaneros give these cheesy quesadillas fantastic heat.

3. Scallion-and-Brie Stuffed Burgers

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A hunk of Brie and scallion paste stuffed into the ground beef patty makes for a super-luxurious burger.

4. Cheese-Stuffed Grilled Peppers

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As the peppers blister, the cheese mixture inside turns warm and gooey.

5. Toasted Pistachio Cheese Arancini

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These amazing fritters are stuffed with creamy, cheesy rice.

6. The New-American Grilled Cheese

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"After you bite into it, the cheese should stretch out past your face as far as your arm will reach," says cookbook author Laura Werlin of this epic grilled cheese.

7. Hazelnut Profiteroles with Blue Cheese and Grapes

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A creamy mixture of blue cheese and mascarpone stars in these savory cream puffs.

8. Mini Calzones Stuffed with Pepperoni, Pesto and Ricotta

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Stuff these calzones with any combination of seasoned ricotta, pepperoni and pesto—or opt for all three, as Mario Batali does.

9. Overstuffed Twice-Baked Potatoes

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These super-cheesy potatoes get a double dose of sharp cheddar. Some is mixed into the filling; the rest is melted on top.

10. Potato-and-Mozzarella Croquettes

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Crispy on the outside, gooey on the inside, these amazing croquettes are the perfect party snacks.

11. Ricotta-and-Fontina-Stuffed Shells with Fennel and Radicchio

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This warm, cheesy pasta is great for a crowd.


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