7 Wisconsin Cheese-Inspired Appetizers

Anytime I fly out of Wisconsin, I always make sure to pick up an extra large bag filled to the brim with local cheeses to bring back home to Arizona! We've curated these appetizer recipes we want to try inspired by the cheeses we brought back from Wisconsin, and we believe they are also great for your game day festivities! 

After my recent visit to Wisconsin, I was inspired to find more cheesy appetizer recipes to try and make all this season. 

With game day on Sundays, Adam and I have been thinking about hosting game day homegates in our apartment and I have been wanting to try some new appetizer recipes packed with plenty of cheese. I always end up bringing back a small bag filled with Wisconsin-made cheese whenever I come back, and this past trip out to Elkhart Lake was no different. Luckily, since many travelers tend to do the same thing, I was able to stock up on Wisconsin-local cheeses when I got to the airport. 

Today, I am sharing a variety of appetizer recipes inspired by my love of Wisconsin-made cheese that I believe will make great game day appetizer recipes (including this ham and cheese sliders recipe idea from Sugar and Soul blog shown above!) 

Wisconsin Cheese-Inspired Appetizers

Chicken Parmesan Meatballs from Smart Savvy Living

Mississippi Sin Dip from Home Made Interest

Easy Cream Cheese Ball with Onion from Don't Go Bacon My Heart

Hot Cheesy Cuban Rollups from Taste and See

Keto Baked Chicken Poppers from Two Sleevers

Fried Macaroni and Cheese Bites from Our Mini Family

Easy Ham and Cheese Sliders from Sugar and Soul

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  1. I adore cheese. These are gonna make it on my Thanksgiving app table. Thanks for sharing your recipes!

    1. Oh my gosh SOO many of these would be perfect for Thanksgiving! You're so right! Also, I definitely can't take credit for these--they are from all other talented foodie bloggers. Be sure to click the link for each recipe to go to their blog to get the full recipe! Thanks, Terri!

  2. Cheese is my weakness. I am going to have to try to make a few of these recipes. YUM!

  3. We LOVE making sliders in our house! It's our go to for a quick meal that can be easily warmed up!

  4. I could eat cheese all the time! Cheese makes everything taste better

  5. Oh my, all the appetizers look so good! I love cheese so I will try all of these recipes! Yum!

  6. Can someone just come make all of these for me right now? You totally have me craving cheese!!

  7. Oh my word, for the love of cheese, this is perfect! Cheese is definitely my weakness, bookmarking this for my cheese loving husband too.

  8. We love cheese over here and all of these appetizers look delicious. I will bookmark the recipes. Thank you for sharing.

  9. I think that cheeseballs are great appetizers for when you have guests over. My friend made one for her birthday party and it was delightful! I've gotta try the one you listed here.

  10. Cheese usually makes the best appetizers. I would love to try out some of these!

  11. YUM! I just saw the word cheese and was sold! You cant beat a cheese based appetiser, we always go with cheese and it never fails!!

  12. Oh my goodness, everything looks so good! I could easily prepare a cheesy dish everyday and not grow tired of it.

  13. You had me at cheese! All of these look so delicious, I foresee a lot of recipe experimenting this weekend :)


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