Life is But a Dish

19 Ways to Have Cheese for Dessert

Brie and goat cheese and cheddar and ricotta: These are a few of our favorite things. So in our never-ending quest to eat cheese for every meal, here are 19 new ways to have it for dessert.

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Some the Wiser

Peach Tarts with Goat Cheese and Honey

Whip these babies up in less than 30 minutes.

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Homemade Hooplah

Raspberry and Walnut Baked Brie

Serve it with warm croissants.

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Photo: Liz Andrew/Styling: Erin McDowell

Honey Ricotta Dip

If you end up finishing the whole bowl, we won’t judge.

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Ciao Florentina

Lemon Olive Oil Cake with Mascarpone

Perfect for a summer garden party.

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Eastern European Kitchen

Cottage Cheese Pancakes with Pineapple and Kiwi

Don’t let breakfast have all the fun. Eat these after dinner, too.

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O&O Eats

Apple Pie with Cheddar Cheese Crust

Has there ever been a more genius idea?

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The Food Charlatan

Blackberry Ricotta Pizza with Basil

A little bit sweet, a little bit savory. 

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Averie Cooks

Cream Cheese Chocolate Chip Cookies

Oooh, the secret ingredient to softer cookies.

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A Spicy Perspective

Blintz Pancakes with Blackberry Sauce

A traditional Russian treat.

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Erin McDowell

Cranberry-Brie Puff-Pastry Pops

If you can have just one, you’re much stronger than we are.

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Homemade Interest

Lemon Cream Cheese Danish

Eat half for dessert, then save the rest for breakfast. 

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Chef Sheilla

No-Bake Avocado Lime Cheesecake

While we’re adding cheese, let’s just go ahead and throw in some avocado, our other favorite food.

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Life is But a Dish

Peach and Burrata Crostini

The best summertime treat. 

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Ai Made It For You

Blueberry Cream Cheese Doughnuts

OK, these are tricky to pull off, but #doughnutgoals. 

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Two Peas and Their Pod

Raspberry Cream Cheese Sweet Rolls

It’s all about the swirl, people.

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The Mediterranean Dish

Baked Brie with Figs, Walnuts and Pistachios

The gooier the better.

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Pretty Plain Janes

Pear Mascarpone Cake

Ooh, so fancy.

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Two Peas and Their Pod

Blueberry Brie Grilled Cheese

Yep. You’re officially allowed to eat grilled cheese for dessert.

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Half Baked Harvest

Lemon Sugar Crepes with Whipped Cream Cheese

We never knew a meal could make us swoon, but there’s a first time for everything.

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