Fall means changing leaves, sweaters, apple cider and mouthwatering pumpkin treats. More importantly, it means football season and most importantly it means (drumroll please) insanely decadent tailgating snacks. While there鈥檚 nothing like a giant plate of nachos or juicy chicken wings, there鈥檚 just something about a gooey, spicy bowl of queso that gets us every time. It鈥檚 the comfort food we dream about long after football season is over. Read on for our creamiest, cheesiest, meltiest queso picks.


1. Classic Slow-Cooker Queso: It doesn鈥檛 get more traditional than this. Inspired by Chili鈥檚 famous dip, this queso contains Velveeta cheese and canned chili. It鈥檚 as tasty as the real deal, and now you can enjoy it on the sofa while cheering on your team. (via Creme de la Crumb)


2. Queso Fundido: If Velveeta isn鈥檛 your thing, we鈥檝e still got you covered. This recipe combines three (THREE!) kinds of cheese for ooey, gooey greatness. Score! (via What鈥檚 Gaby Cooking)


3. Queso Fundido With Sausage: Meet Queso 2.0. Step up your dipping game by tossing in breakfast sausage or ground meat. We promise nobody will complain. (via Pioneer Woman)


4. Hot Sauce Queso: For those who like a little spice in their life, check out this recipe for an extra hot dip. Simply add in your favorite hot sauce and be sure to have plenty of cold beer on hand to wash it down. (via Brit + Co)


5. Skillet Black Bean Queso: Whether you鈥檙e a vegetarian or just looking to pack an extra punch into your queso, this black bean version is here for you. Spoiler alert: This recipe uses cream cheese to make everything extra creamy. We鈥檝e died and gone to queso heaven. (via Peas & Crayons)


6. Chili Queso Dip: Is it chili or queso? Snack or dinner? Whatever it is, you can be sure this combo is totally addictive. It鈥檚 definitely a Super Bowl contender. (via Pinch of Yum)


7. Green Chili Sweet Corn Queso: Zippy and fresh, this is the lighter side of queso. If fresh corn isn鈥檛 available, you can substitute in thawed frozen corn instead. (via Whole & Heavenly Oven)


8. Vegan Queso: We never thought a vegan 鈥渃heese鈥 dip could be so velvety and creamy until we met this one. Eggplant is the star player in this super healthy alternative, and we can鈥檛 get enough. This one is also delicious with freshly baked pita chips. (via Minimalist Baker)


9. Creamy Queso With Chorizo: This dip gives you the best of both worlds: super creamy cheese dip matched with spicy savory chorizo sausage. Stock up on ingredients, because your guests will be begging for a second batch by halftime. (via Bon App茅tit)


10. Pumpkin Queso Fundido: For the ultimate seasonal treat, take this pumpkin version for a spin. Plus, you have an excuse to add the extra festive touch of serving it in a pumpkin bowl. (via Food Network)


11. Roasted Broccoli and White Cheddar Queso Fundido: If you ever found yourself wishing that broccoli-cheddar bake had just a little more of the cheddar part, then this queso is for you. A generous dose of garlic and shallots gives this dip an extra flavor boost. (via Spoon Fork Bacon)


12. Butternut Squash Goat Cheese Queso: Roast butternut squash until it鈥檚 all caramelized, tender and sweet and blend it with tangy goat cheese. Since it鈥檚 mostly veggies, you can basically call this dip a salad. Yes, that means it鈥檚 totally fine to eat it for dinner. (via How Sweet It Is)


13. Leftover Turkey Queso: Football is the ultimate Thanksgiving tradition. Now this queso can be too with this recipe. In fact, it鈥檚 so good that you may find yourself making turkeys all year long. (via Brit + Co)


14. DIY Queso Bar: Can鈥檛 decide which one of these delish recipes to prepare for the big game? Let your guests decide! Check out our ideas for a self-serve queso bar. (via Brit + Co)

What are your go-to Sunday football indulgences? We want to hear about them! Tell us in the comments below.