Sometimes autumn evenings are best spent indoors with you, your boo… and a warm dish of fondue. There’s just something irresistible about a cheesypumpkin dip or a spicy chocolatey drizzle over some fruit and bread that’s got perfect-for-colder-seasons written all over it. Tuck in those napkins and pull out your skewers, folks. Here are 19 fondue recipes that you and your S.O. might just go crazy for.


1. Acorn Squash Cheese Spread: Nothing says comfort food like creamy, cheesy goodness, complete with spinach and artichokes. Spread some over a slice of baguette and try your best not to drool in front of your date. (via Ruffles and Truffles)


2. Baked Brie With Maple Syrup and Thyme: Dip into this lava of buttery brie that nails the perfect blend of sweet and savory. If your date isn’t in love with you yet, they will be. (via Recipe Tin Eats)


3. Blue Cheese Fondue: Ah, bleu cheese, you never tasted so good. Pair the saltiness from this flavorful dip with sweet potato chips for an instant palate paradise. (via Chattavore)

butterscotch fondue

4. Slow Cooker Butterscotch Fondue: Satisfy your sweet tooth (and sweetheart) with this rich butterscotch sauce. It’s yummy with fruit during the cooler months, and you can bring it back around for ice cream during the warmer months. (via Bake the Neat)

caramelized shallot and gruyere

5. Caramelized Shallot and Gruyere Fondue: Yeah, you dunk that sourdough bread in that smooth, melted Gruyere cheese. (via The Endless Meal)

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6. Cheesy Pumpkin Fondue: Since October is all about the pumpkin, your date will appreciate it when you whip out this side of cheesy pumpkin heaven. (via Hungry Couple)


7. Chocolate Fondue: Who doesn’t love some old-fashioned chocolate fondue? Serve with roasted marshmallows and charred bread for an extra crunch. YUM. (via Martha Stewart)

Chocolate peppermint

8. Chocolate Peppermint Fondue: Chocolate with a twist! Welcome the holidays with a fancy dash of peppermint liqueur. (via Food Fanatic)


9. Cinnamon Roll Fondue: Cinnamon rolls. Cream cheese. The end. (via Chelsea’s Messy Apron)


10. Marshmallow Chocolate Sauce: If you weren’t already sold with the chocolate chip dippers, listen to this: Dark chocolate and vanilla marshmallows come together to create this divinely inspired dessert. YUP. (via Supergolden Bakes)

goat cheese dip

11. Warm Goat Cheese Dip: Looking for something a little healthier? Dip cherry tomatoes and zucchinis into this lemon, basil and goat cheese infusion for a deliciously fresh treat. (via Cook the Story)


12. Irish Beer Cheese Fondue: Here’s a savory appetizer that everyone needs at the end of a long day — hello, Guinness. ;) (via The Merrythought)


13. Aussie Raclette Fondue: Did you know? Heidi Farm’s raclette was awarded Grand Champion Cheese at the Australian Grand Dairy Awards. This tasty award-winning Australian cheese has a mild nutty flavor that turns stronger and slightly salty when heated. (via Belly Rumbles)

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14. Cheese Fondue With Mini Dinner Rolls: Mix Gruyere and Swiss to create this spiced-out, savory cheese dip. For the finishing touch, bake up some mini dinner rolls to dip into the fondue. Your date will thank you. (via Cleobuttera)


15. Roasted Garlic Cheese Fondue: This garlicky dip might be for couples who are more comfortable with one another. Inspired by a trip to Geneva, this delicious cheese concoction is paired with sweet roasted garlic and fresh thyme. (via Girl in the Little Red Kitchen)

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16. Salted Caramel Fondue: Aside from these adorably miniature waffles, you’ll also be stoked for the caramel dip. And nothing screams fall like some crisp apples dipped in caramel sauce. (via A Beautiful Mess)

smores fondue

17. S’mores Fondue: Milk chocolate, graham cracker crumbs and marshmallow fluff combine harmoniously. Expect some cozying up with this bonfire-inspired favorite. (via Koko Cooks)

spicy chocolate

18. Spicy Chocolate Fondue: Spicy Chocolate. You read right. For those of you who can handle the heat, spice things up for date night with a pinch of cayenne pepper. (via The Tough Cookie)


19. Spinach and Artichoke Fondue: Make for a sophisticated night with this fancy fondue for two. Not only is it full of cheesy goodness, but it also features a cup of white wine. Chardon-hayyy. (via A Beautiful Mess)

Which of these delicious fondue recipes will you try first? Let us know how you and your date enjoyed it in the comments below.