Missing cheese? Or you're finding it hard to finally give up cheese for good? Here are over 50 vegan cheese recipes for you to try. This list includes recipes for vegan ricotta cheese, vegan cheese sauces, vegan feta, vegan cheese balls, vegan parmesan, sliceable vegan cheeses, vegan grilled cheese, vegan cream cheese, and much more. You'll find vegan cheese recipes made from almonds, cashews, sunflower seeds, tofu, cauliflower, potatoes, carrots, walnuts, beans, pistachios and oats so I'm sure there is a recipe in there for you.
Vegan Ricotta Cheese Recipes
If you're new to vegan cheese making, vegan ricotta cheese is a good place to start.
Vegan Ricotta Cheese
The best vegan ricotta. It’s light, fluffy, creamy and milky, and can be used in any way regular ricotta would be including for cooking with.
Sunflower Seed Vegan Ricotta Cheese
If you're looking for a vegan ricotta that's also nut-free and soy-free, this seed-based version is the answer. This creamy basil-infused sunflower seed ricotta is perfect for all your favorite Italian baked pasta dishes and also makes a flavorful cracker spread and pizza topping.
Vegan Cashew Ricotta Cheese
This quick and easy vegan ricotta cheese is made using cashews. It’s the perfect combination of sweet and tangy for all your dairy-free ricotta cheese needs.
Vegan Almond Ricotta
This 8-minute dairy-free vegan almond ricotta is so easy to make and super versatile! Using just 5 simple and budget-friendly ingredients, it's perfect for meal prep, pasta, pizza and stuffed shells – or simply on bread.
Vegan Almond Ricotta Cheese
This Almond Ricotta Cheese is rich, creamy, and bright. Dollop on pizza, crostini, or crackers. Add to a vegan lasagna or stuffed shells. It even makes a delicious topping for morning toast. You can serve this simple and versatile Vegan Ricotta any time of day!
Vegan Cheese Sauce Recipes
Vegan cheese sauces are also very beginner-friendly and they open up so many possibilities! You can make vegan mac and cheese sauce, vegan queso sauce, vegan Alfredo Sauce, ....
Vegan Cheese Sauce & Dip
This rich and creamy, sharp cheddar-style Vegan Cheese Sauce is gluten-free, nut-free, oil-free and soy-free.
Cashew Cheese Sauce
Delicious vegan "cheese" sauce comes together quickly in your blender. Great for using with potatoes, nachos or any vegetable.
The Best Vegan Mac and Cheese
This vegan mac and cheese recipe is my go-to recipe whenever I have friends over or a family gathering and I want to impress vegans and non-vegans alike. It's oil-free, veggie-packed and doesn't rely on store-bought vegan cheese.
Healthy Vegan Cauliflower Cheese Sauce
Spicy, cheesy and addictive cauliflower cheese sauce. It’s healthy and versatile, perfect for dunking or drizzling on all the things!
Vegan Cashew Queso Recipe
This vegan cashew queso recipe is made from whole foods and simply blended until creamy and silky.
Vegan Walnut Cheese Sauce
Rich and incredibly delicious walnut cheese sauce. Made with just 5 ingredients and ready in 5 minutes flat!
Vegan Chili Cheese Sauce
This Chili Cheese Sauce is creamy and smooth and the perfect flavor to pour over nachos or veggies. Made easy in the instant pot with directions for the stovetop included.
High-Protein Vegan Cheese Sauce
This simple high-protein vegan cheese sauce is made with a secret ingredients - beans! You can't taste them but they add a nice plant-based protein source to this sauce.
Vegan Cheese Sauce
This Vegan Cheese Sauce recipe is easy to make and tastes good on just about everything! It’s made with vegetables and cashews for an oil-free, dairy-free cheese sauce. You’ll love it with pasta or vegetables, on nachos, and taco bowls, or used as a vegan cheese dip with chips or veggies.
Vegan White Queso
This Vegan White Queso is so cheesy and creamy, you won’t believe it’s made with potatoes. The ingredients are very simple and this dip comes together within 20 minutes. It’s a perfect cheesy topping for Mexican dishes or an evening healthy dip for tortilla chips. Vegan, easy to make and so tasty!
Vegan Cheese Sauce
This versatile, all-purpose cheese sauce requires no cooking and gets an extra bit of creaminess from oats.
Plant Based Mac and Cheese Sauce
This creamy mac and cheese sauce is delicious tossed with pasta. It’s easy to make and so deliciously comforting.
Vegan Nacho Cheese Sauce
This Spicy, creamy Vegan Nacho Cheese sauce is so easy to make using only veggies and sunflower seeds. It is nut-free and nutritious.
Vegan Alfredo Sauce
Super creamy, easy, Vegan Alfredo Sauce Recipe without nuts or soy! It's gluten-free, allergy-free, packed with plant protein from white beans and sneaky veggies! This healthy alfredo sauce will be a hit with the family and they won't taste the hidden cauliflower or know it's dairy-free!
Vegan Cauliflower Cheese Sauce
If you miss cheese, you need to give this vegan cauliflower cheese recipe a try! It’s got the perfect cheesy texture and flavor and you can eat it as a dip, mix it with pasta, or drizzle it over veggies. It’s oil-free, gluten-free, nut-free, and it’s ready to eat in 30 minutes!
Vegan Nacho Cheese Sauce
If you need the perfect vegan nacho cheese sauce to dip into, look no further! This sauce has the perfect combination of flavors and is oil and nut free!
Vegan Cashew Cheese Sauce with Nutritional Yeast
This classic vegan cashew cheese sauce is easy to make and calls for nutritious ingredients. Serve it warm with tortilla chips or some crunchy raw veggies.
Vegan Parmesan Cheese Recipes
Vegan parmesan cheese is easy to make and great on pasta, lasagna and other dishes.
Vegan Parmesan Cheese
Hemp hearts and nutritional yeast give this vegan parmesan cheese a rich & nutty flavor. It’s perfect for topping everything from pasta to avocado toast. Best of all this recipe has just 5 ingredients & comes together in 2 minutes!
Vegan Parmesan Cheese
You'll want to sprinkle this Vegan Parmesan Cheese on everything! It has the perfect balance of salty, cheesy, and tangy flavors that'll make your taste buds happy. Plus, it requires just 6 ingredients and it can be yours in 10 minutes or less!
Vegan Parmesan Cheese with Almonds
This dairy-free parmesan cheese is so easy to make and perfect for pastas, salads, pizza, vegetables and so much more. Simply use it as you would with regular powder type parmesan cheese to boost the flavor of your meal!
Vegan Parmesan Cheese with Walnuts
This vegan parmesan is made with walnuts, nutritional yeast, salt and garlic powder.
Vegan Mozzarella Cheese
Yes, you can even make vegan mozzarella cheese! Check out these recipes.
Vegan Mozzarella Cheese That Melts
Amazing oil free vegan mozzarella cheese that slices, grates, and melts! Perfect for pizza, pasta dishes, sandwiches, quesadillas, and more! The possibilities are endless!
Vegan Cashew Mozzarella
This vegan cashew mozzarella is thick, cheesy, and delicious. It’s made with raw cashews and seasonings for an authentic light cheesy flavor. Use it on pizza, or sandwiches – or wherever you might want a dollop of melted mozzarella.
Vegan Cream Cheese Recipes
Vegan cream cheese is easy to make and delicious on bread, toast or bagels.
Vegan Cream Cheese
Try this delicious vegan cream cheese recipe. It's perfect for a vegan bagel spread or simply a dip with raw veggies. This is the most creamiest, smooth and health vegan cashew cream cheese EVER!
Veggie Cream Cheese Spread
Creamy and tangy with diced fresh veggies throughout, this dairy free veggie cream cheese spread is perfect on bagels or toast, as a spread in sandwiches or wraps, or as a dip for crackers or raw vegetables.
Simple Vegan Cashew Cheese
This delicious vegan cashew cheese comes together in only 15 minutes and it is made with just 6 ingredients. The recipe is also oil-free!
Vegan Cheese Ball Recipes
Vegan cheese balls are great if you're planning a party or little get together. They also make a great center piece for a vegan cheese board.
Vegan Cheese Ball with Cranberries and Pistachios
It’s not a party until the cheese spread comes out. It’s the perfect appetizer for any holiday gathering, game day, ladies brunch, or party in general. This vegan cheese ball is dairy-free, is covered with cranberries and pistachios, is easy to make, and is absolutely delicious.
Sliceable Vegan Cheese Recipes
Smoky Vegan Cheddar Cheese
Smoky, sharp and sliceable - this Vegan Cheddar Cheese is a great choice for entertaining or everyday snacking.
Vegan Goat Cheese
Blend up just a handful of ingredients and briefly heat to make this easy 1-hour vegan goat cheese, or leave overnight for a tangy cultured taste.
Pistachio Nut Cheese with Cranberry Jelly
This pistachio nut cheese is a colorful addition to any cheese boards. Easy to make and delicious the jelly complements the pistachio perfectly.
Vegan Cheese Spread Recipes
These vegan cheeses can be served as a snack with some crackers or veggie sticks, or on bread for a lunch sandwich.
Vegan Pimiento Cheese
Tangy, rich, and so cheesy (plus a hint of spice), this Vegan Pimento Cheese is obsession-worthy. Use it as a spread or dip, and add it to everything from potatoes to salads.
Garlic Herb Vegan Almond Cheese Spread
An easy-to-make vegan almond cheese spread that’s filled with flavor and can be served as an appetizer or snack along with veggies or crackers.
Turmeric Cashew Spread
A soft spreadable cheese flavoured with turmeric. Cashew based—perfect for sandwiches or as a dip.
Vegan Cultured Pepper Jack Walnut Cheese
This vegan nut cheese recipe is cultured with probiotic capsules for an extra gut health boost and a cheesy tang. This delicious fermented vegan cheese is also filled with spicy jalapeños & red chili flakes for a most delightful pepper jack flavor! It is a most creamy and decadent walnut cheese that is easy to make & filled with healthy ingredients for a perfect dairy-free cheese that complements a variety of dishes.
Creamy Vegan Seed Cheese
This super easy vegan cheese recipe can be made with sunflower seeds, pumpkin seeds or a blend of both for a simple, quick and delicious creamy vegan cheese that complements a variety of foods!
Simple Raw Cultured Cashew Cheese
Raw Cultured Cashew Cheese is sharp, tangy, has a delicious outer rind, while the inside is still super creamy, and it’s totally cheesy. This cultured cashew cheese is just perfect to set up an epic vegan cheese platter, but it’s also great as a little snack on toasted baguette slices.
Vegan Cheddar Cheese Spread
Smoked Almond Cheddar Spread – a vegan cheddar cheese spread that’s so simple to make. Just 5 ingredients and a food processor are needed to make this delicious smoky spread. Serve it with crackers, fresh pears, raw veggies, or on a sandwich.
Other Vegan Cheese Alternatives
Did you know, you can make vegan brie, blue cheese and feta cheese?
Vegan Brie Cheese with Camembert Option
This dairy-free brie is so cheese platter-worthy. The recipe includes truffled, black garlic, and vegan camembert options!
Vegan Goat Cheese Recipe
Incredibly flavorful and versatile, this cheese is straightforward, easy, and one you will make again and again!
Vegan Blue Cheese
Funky, fermented blue cheese takes shape with a Chinese tofu and no dairy at all! This vegan version is quick and easy to whip up, and packs in a savory, satisfyingly salty flavor into every creamy bite.
Vegan Tofu Feta
This Vegan Feta cheese is made with tofu and uses miso for that tangy feta flavor. It's a perfect snack on its own or can be added to salads or sandwiches.
Other Vegan Cheese Recipes
Dairy-Free Yogurt Cheese
Yes, you can make vegan yogurt cheese! It spreads like cream cheese, but tastes even better.
Vegan Grilled Cheese Sandwich
Scrumptious green goddess vegan grilled cheese sandwich with avocado, spinach and sprouts layered between cashew mayo and a healthy homemade cheese sauce!
Vegan Broccoli Cheese Soup
Satisfy your craving for comfort food with this super creamy and ultra cheesy vegan broccoli cheese soup! Ready in less than one hour, this easy to make, decadent soup is made with all plant-based ingredients and it’s naturally free of dairy, gluten, and oil.
Creamy Vegan Blue Cheese Dressing
Blending the best-ever combo of ingredients to make this deliciously creamy, amazingly cheesy blue cheese dressing is a BIG kitchen win—get ready to drizzle it across everything for an excellent splash of flavor!
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