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8 Unique Fondue Recipes

Move over melted cheese. White chocolate, raspberries and others play the starring role in these dip-friendly recipes

5. Hot Crab Fondue Outre

by Rick Rodgers

This dip is sure to be a hit at any party, with two types of cheese and a hint of Old Bay seasoning that complements the fresh crab.

Per serving: 322 calories, 15g saturated fat, 5g carbohydrates, 0g fiber, 16g protein, 410mg sodium

6. Alpinist's Fondue

by Sarah Huck and Jaimee Young

Gruyère and Emmanthaler or Raclette cheese form the base for this elegant and European-inspired fondue. Chunks of crisp apple and pear go wonderfully with the tangy cheeses.

Per serving: 419 calories, 16g saturated fat, 6g carbohydrates, 0g fiber, 24g protein, 229mg sodium

7. Raspberry Fondue

by Lou Seibert Pappas

Most fondue desserts focus on chocolate, but this ruby-colored fondue is a sweet fruit concoction. Dip angel food cake, pound cake or small cookies for an elegant treat.

Per serving: 122 calories, 0g saturated fat, 28g carbohydrates, 4g fiber, 1g protein, 7mg sodium

8. White Chocolate Piña Colada Fondue

by Beth Hensperger and Julie Kaufmann

Bring a tropical flavor to the depths of winter with this piña colada fondue. Use high-quality white chocolate for a better result, and serve with fresh and dried fruit and cubes of pound cake.

Per serving: 260 calories, 10g saturated fat, 31g carbohydrates, 0g fiber, 2g protein, 40mg sodium

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