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With the playoffs in full swing and the Super Bowl right around the corner, you want the right spread for every football party! Football Cheese Dip Bread is a unique centerpiece that leaves a lasting impression. It’s yummy melted cheese inside a football shaped bread loaf and served as a cheese board!

See how to make a hot cheese dip inside a bread loaf shaped like a football

For just 30 minutes of preparation, you can create a dish that is memorable and unique. Start by buying an oval bread loaf at the supermarket in roughly the shape of a football. Sometimes it’s helpful to go to a bakery instead.

The Football Cheese Dip is a perfect party dish because you probably have many of the ingredients in your kitchen already: cheese, Italian seasoning, olive oil, nuts, and even some carrots and celery. Then you use a bread knife to cut four rectangles in the bread to look like a football seam.

Don’t forget you can customize any way you like here. Jack, cheddar, mozzarella cheese any other dipping ideas like pretzels.The melted cheese smells fantastic in your home, and guests will swarm around to get some! You’ll quickly see that no one can resist Football Cheese Bread Dip!

Watch this video tutorial to see how to make it:

Recipe by TipBuzz

This Football Cheese Dip Bread recipe is an easy addition to any football party
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Football Cheese Dip Bread

A festive cheese board idea for a party
Prep Time: 5 mins
Cook Time: 25 mins
Total Time: 30 mins
Servings: 10 servings


  • 1 loaf bread oval-shaped
  • 1 lb grated white cheese, e.g. mozzarella, Havarti, jack, cheddar
  • ½ cup olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons Italian seasoning, or preferred spice
  • salt &pepper to taste
  • dipping garnishes: carrots, celery, olives, nuts etc. (optional)


  • Preheat oven to 400° F. Set aside two 18-inch sheets of foil.
  • Carve out middle of bread loaf according to video. Take bread pieces and cut into dipping-style pieces if needed.
  • Place bread loaf and pieces on one piece of foil. In a small bowl, whisk together oil, Italian seasoning, salt & pepper. Brush all pieces of bread.
  • Place second piece of foil on top, and pinch edges together with bottom foil to seal up into a package.
  • Bake for 25 min, and in the meantime prepare desired garnishes.
  • Remove from oven to a platter. Serve immediately and enjoy!
Nutrition Facts
Football Cheese Dip Bread
Amount Per Serving
Calories 357 Calories from Fat 288
% Daily Value*
Fat 32g49%
Saturated Fat 14g70%
Polyunsaturated Fat 2g
Monounsaturated Fat 14g
Cholesterol 62mg21%
Sodium 393mg16%
Potassium 154mg4%
Carbohydrates 4g1%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 15g30%
Vitamin A 2550IU51%
Vitamin C 3.3mg4%
Calcium 430mg43%
Iron 0.5mg3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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Author: Cindy
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