The U.S. Has a Giant Cheese Surplus! 11 Delicious, Delicious Ways to Help

Calling all cheese lovers — we need your help consuming all the cheese.

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You've likely heard about America's "problem" of too much cheese — Bloomberg reported that the U.S. cheese stockpile is at its highest level in more than 30 years. We are running out of storage space for all of it, so it is our, ahem, patriotic duty to store it in our bellies. Check out our favorite cheesy-good recipes, below. What a gouda time to be alive! 

Tomato Goat Cheese Dip

Pimento Cheese Dip

Pimento Cheese Fritters from Blackberry Farm

Pimento Cheese Fritters from Blackberry Farm

Photo by: Photo courtesy of Blackberry Farm and Beall + Thomas Photography

Make It: The Southern Way

Stuffed Mushrooms

Brie and Sundried Tomato Mushroom Caps

Brie and Sundried Tomato Mushroom Caps

Photo by: Flynnside Out Productions

Flynnside Out Productions

Nacho-Stuffed Potato Skins

Nacho-Stuffed Potato Skins

Nacho-Stuffed Potato Skins

Pub Pretzels and Beer Cheese Sauce

Pub-Style Pretzels With Beer Cheese

Pub-Style Pretzels With Beer Cheese

Cheese Straws

Cheese Straws For Cold-Weather Entertaining

Cheese Straws For Cold-Weather Entertaining

Make It: A Kid Favorite

Easy Queso Fundido

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CI-Montana-Mex_Fundidos-Recipe-Beauty2_v

Photo by: Jennifer Jane

Jennifer Jane

Make It: Three Ways

Gorgonzola Cheese Balls

No-Cook Gogonzola Cheese Balls

No-Cook Gogonzola Cheese Balls

Photo by: Flynnside Out Productions

Flynnside Out Productions

Cheesy French Onion Dip

Make It: A Satisfying Dip

Crostinis With Herbed Cream Cheese Spread

Crostini With Herbed Cream Cheese Spread

Crostini With Herbed Cream Cheese Spread

Don't Forget Your Pup

Bone-Shaped Dog Biscuits With Cream Cheese Frosting

Bone-Shaped Dog Biscuits With Cream Cheese Frosting

Sweet + Savory Party Dips

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Tomato Goat Cheese

Baba Ganoush

Roasted Red Pepper

Fruit Salsa

Smoked Salmon

Fluffernutter Dip

Sweet Potato Hummus

French Onion

Salted Caramel

Maple Walnut Dip

Pineapple Black Bean Guacamole

Taco Dip

Mango Cilantro Salsa

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