12 recipes that only hardcore turophiles would dare eat

Do you absolutely love cheese? Are you mad about muenster? Gaga for gorgonzola? Bananas for brie? If so, you’re a total turophile, and you are in the right place.

We hear you: a turowhatnow? A turophile is — quite literally — a connoisseur of cheese.

Do you write love notes to macaroni and cheese? Did you rejoice at the thought of Cheetos milk? Have you proudly found the perfect grilled cheese recipe?

If you add extra cheese to your cheese pizza, or basically use wine to wash down your cheese cubes, hear our calls: We have found the cheesiest recipes of all time for you, and from parmigiana to provolone, they’re loaded in cheese.

1Cheesy sausage bread

If you’re as big a fan of sausage as you are of cheese (and who isn’t?) this Better Homes and Gardens cheesy sausage bread recipe was handmade for you. It requires three types of cheeses, creating a buttery soft pull-apart bread that you’ll never stop dreaming about.

2Cheesy baked pasta with spinach and artichokes


This one has spinach, so it’s healthy…right? OK, so this cheesy baked pasta from Real Simple may not win any health awards, but it’s the perfect comfort food for a cozy night in. Plus, it couldn’t be easier to pull together, so you’ll be enjoying a bowl of this hearty, warm pasta within a half hour.

3Four-cheese macaroni and cheese

Do you ever lament that your favorite mac and cheese doesn’t have enough…cheese? We’ve got you. This four-cheese macaroni and cheese recipe from Better Homes and Gardens is called the “best,” so we put it to the test. It’s ooey, gooey, crunchy, and creamy, and easily customizable, so you can add as many toppings (crumbled bacon, anyone?) or mix-ins (jalapeños, perhaps?) as your cheese-lovin’ heart desires.

4Cheetos bombs


If you’re the kinda person that revels in lickin’ that Cheeto dust off your fingers, you’re in for a real treat with this one. These Cheeto bombs by Oh, Bite It! are not for the faint of heart — but they’re perfect for a true turnophile. Trust us: These are the bomb diggity. (No, we’re not sorry we said that.)

5Deep-fried grilled cheese


Let’s face it: There are endless ways to dress up grilled cheese these days. You can make it fancy and add apples or jam, or you can stick with good old Kraft slices and Wonder bread. But when you’re in the mood to clog your arteries with only the most oily, buttery, cheesiness around, this deep-fried grilled cheese recipe from Oh, Sweet Basil will bring you back to your childhood in the cheesiest way. We’re drooling.

6Four-cheese pizza

Do you request extra cheese on your pizza? Does your mouth start watering at the thought of mozzarella and parmigiana on your pizza pie? We’ve got two words for you: four-cheese pizza. Two words, four cheeses, endless feelings of crispy, gooey happiness. This recipe is from I Am A Food Blog, and you’ll seriously be thanking the cheese gods for this one.

7Three-cheese beer soup

Honestly, what is better in this world than beer and cheese? This three-cheese beer soup is perfect as the temperatures dip, and it makes a great game day meal that will please any crowd. With soup this cheesy, you won’t care if your team wins or loses.

8Queso dip


A party is not a party without queso dip, and this recipe from Thrillist is perhaps the cheesiest one of all. Just don’t blame us when you run out of chips. We did warn you it was good.

9Mile-high meatless lasagna pie


With this much cheese, you won’t miss the meat in this hearty dinner staple. Aside from cheesy goodness, this mile-high meatless lasagna pie is loaded in veggies, including carrots, zucchini, mushrooms, and spinach, making it almost good for you. Almost.

10Pizza waffles


The geniuses at Thrillist combined the two greatest foods of all time into one saucy, savory, sweet pizza waffle, and your brunch game will never be the same. Pizza waffles are somehow light and fluffy yet cheesy and satisfying, and you need to try them immediately.

11Bacon ranch cheese ball

If you want to be the most popular party guest on the block, show up with a bacon ranch cheese ball from Damn Delicious, and you’ll be invited to every party for the rest of the year. Aside from the bacon, Ranch dressing, and pecans, you’re servin’ up three cheeses, including goat cheese, cream cheese, and sharp cheddar. So really, what more could anyone ask for?

12Broccoli cheddar soup with fried cheese curds

Broccoli cheddar soup is pretty much the head of the class when it comes to cheesy soups, and this one by Half Baked Harvest doesn’t disappoint. This broccoli cheddar soup adds fried cheese curds to the mix, coming together to create a swimming pool of cheese with fried cheese as the floaties. Are you swooning yet?

Cheese lovers rejoice: These recipes will have even the most casual dairy fans smiling big and saying “cheese!”