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100+ Comfort Food Recipes – A Beautiful Mess

There’s something so comforting about making a favorite comfort food and pairing it with a comforting movie. In this post you will find recipes for main dishes, side dishes, desserts and cocktails. They all have one thing in common: they’re comfort foods! We hope these comforting recipes cure what ails you.

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The best baked macaroni and cheese

Emma’s favorite macaroni and cheese recipe. There’s nothing better than baked macaroni and cheese.

Apple pie

This easy version of the French classic has a buttery crust and juicy apples.

Tater tot casserole

A simple five-ingredient casserole with frozen pieces on top. The recipe for ultimate comfort!

Easy peanut butter dessert

This easy peanut butter dessert is made with only four ingredients. very good!

Chocolate chip cookie bars

Classic chocolate chip cake recipe. Save me an edge piece, please!

Chicken Alfredo recipe

A restaurant-quality meal in less than 30 minutes. Fettuccine has healing powers.

Pain reliever cocktail

Learn how to mix the classic Painkiller cocktail at home. This is one of the delicious tropical cocktail recipes.

35 comforting soup recipes

Here are 35 easy homemade soup recipes. Something for any mood!

Chicken soup with grilled chicken

A quick recipe for chicken vermicelli soup at home.

Crispy Air Fryer Wings

A simple and crispy recipe for fried chicken wings. Serve with ranch dressing for the ultimate comfort food moment.

Chocolate martini recipe

Delicious chocolate martini recipe at home. Learn how to make a classic!

Grilled cheese in air fryer

Gooey on the inside, crunchy on the outside, air fryer grilled cheese sandwich.

Butter recipe

Learn how to make a Harry Potter Butterbeer at home. Bonus points if you watch the movies!

Hand holding a s'more sandwich with a bite to eat

Make s’mores in the oven, air fryer, or microwave

How to make s’mores indoors without a fire.

Shrimp shrimp

A simple buttery pasta dish with shrimp.

Tender chicken in air fryer

How to prepare chicken tenders using an air fryer.

Grasshopper pie

Creamy No-Bake Chocolate Mint Fudge.

Chocolate cake balls

Learn how to prepare chocolate balls at home.

Pumpkin soup

Creamy and silky soup recipe. This is the perfect soup for a cold or rainy day.

Vegetarian spaghetti and meatballs

I bet you didn’t know that we (mostly) vegetarians dream of meatballs too. At least this girl…

7 layer salad

Classic southern comfort food. This recipe is a crowd pleaser.

How to grill steak

How to Oven Grill Bacon Wrapped Filet Mignon. The perfect fine dinner at home.

Miso noodles and garlic butter

Ah, buttered noodles. This recipe is very convenient.

Air fryer meatballs

Simple and delicious meatballs that you can cook in the air fryer!

Homemade noodle soup

Easy homemade noodle soup with only four ingredients. These are the perfect comfort foods.

Starbucks medicine ball

Herbal tea mixture that can soothe a sore throat. Try it during the winter or when you’re not feeling 100%.

Three calzone on a plate with red sauce

Easy calzone recipe

The easiest way to prepare calzone at home.

Homemade pretzel pizza bites

Pretzel bites filled with pizza toppings!

Marry me chicken

Fried chicken in creamy sauce. This meal is very warm and comforting.

Honey butter

How to prepare honey butter for Eid dinner.

Creamy sausage and cabbage soup

A very simple recipe for sausage and kale soup.

Giant bakery-style rice krispie treats

Simple and fluffy Rice Krispies Treat recipe. These are very tasty and a bit large.

Rachel’s Italian Beef Sandwich

A simple Italian beef sandwich that you can make in the crock pot!

Green chicken enchiladas

This green chicken enchilada recipe is easy and delicious.

Peanut butter bars

Dessert without oven with only five ingredients!

Chocolate pizza

Chocolate chip pizza is a happy recipe from my childhood. Make this at home!

Vegetarian enchiladas with creamy white sauce

Learn how to make enchiladas with creamy white sauce.

Detroit Style Pizza

Learn how to make this epic square pizza recipe.

Wendy’s frosty recipe

It tastes just like Wendy’s Frosty and is one of my favorite comfort foods.

Giant chocolate cookies

Large chocolate chip cookies with crunchy edges and soft centers – these cookies are a 10/10.

Gooey Butter Cake – with cake mix

Easy to make gooey buttercream cake bars made with yellow cake mix.

Easy French Fries (Air Fryer).

How to make French fries in an air fryer.

Apple pies

Apple pies made with crescent roll dough.

Garlic butter

Learn how to make garlic butter, perfect for your homemade rolls.

Türkiye Meatball Quiche

This is the perfect lunch recipe to feed the family.

Rice pudding

Light, sweet, creamy rice pudding recipe.

Easy taco soup

Simple tomato taco soup with homemade tortilla strips and fresh toppings.

My favorite are homemade brownies

Fudgy centers with a wavy top. These are the best homemade cakes.

How to make mulled wine

How to make and customize the best mulled wine.

Parsnips and mashed potatoes

Here’s a super simple side dish that ended up being one of the big winners from our Friendsgiving menu.

Make cookie butter at home

An easy recipe for making butter cookies at home (using any kind of cookie!) Easy and super delicious!

Air fryer okra

The best ‘Crispy Air Fried Okra’ recipes. Try this and you will be hooked!

Air fryer fried chicken

Crispy and juicy fried chicken prepared in the air fryer.

Cupboard sandwiches

Finger food is perfect for any party or school lunch.

Puppy food

This is very addictive, you will love it! Make these for your next game night at home.

Classic hot toddy

A simple hot cocktail with just four ingredients.

Funeral potatoes

Creamy and cheesy potato casserole with a topping of cornflakes.

Potato and cream cheese soup

A simple and delicious soup made with potatoes and cream cheese.

30 minutes of vegetables with white hot pepper

Make this simple white chili recipe.

Rotel Cheese Dip

A quick and easy cheese dip recipe made with Velveeta cheese. It’s very Midwestern comfort food.

Easy corn casserole

A side dish similar to bread pudding.

Mashed potatoes in a slow cooker

Make a delicious bath of pre-mashed potatoes with this easy recipe.

Stuffed cast iron pizza

Easy cast iron deep dish recipe for pizza dough. This recipe is very good.

Homemade french onion sauce


My favorite chocolate cake

Emma’s favorite chocolate cake recipe.

Corn dip

How to make crispy corn sauce. This dip is really nice with chips or crackers.

Homemade Chex Mix Recipe

Homemade Chex is one of our favorite guilty pleasures – it’s so good!

Overnight Cinnamon Rolls – Small Batch

These delicious cinnamon rolls can be prepared the night before and frozen in the morning.

Chocolate quick bread

A quick and easy bread recipe that requires no yeast or fermentation time.

Waffle recipe

The best dessert recipe with only three ingredients!

One banana – banana bread

The best banana bread recipe using just one banana!

Oatmeal and raisin cookies

Soft and chewy old-fashioned oat raisin cookies.

Asparagus and mozzarella sticks

This recipe is really delicious and very unique.

Overnight lasagna does not boil

A delicious lasagna recipe that doesn’t require a stove.

(Overnight) Pecan Pie Sticky Muffins

These sticky buns are really good! Perfect for lunch and you can make it the night before.

Alfredo sauce

An easy and delicious Alfredo sauce recipe to fix your bad day. 🙂

Green bean casserole

Easy green bean casserole with pepper jack cheese.

Overnight baked oatmeal blueberry muffins

Easy baked oatmeal recipe with blueberries.

Crock-Pot Butternut Mac and Cheese

Is there anything better on a cold fall night than a bowl of warm mac and cheese? Comfort to the max. And I love a classic, comforting dish. But what I love most is that this meal could be made a little better.

Slice chocolate chip and bake cookies

Make this delicious slice and bake cookies.

Easy Oreo Chocolate Truffles

This Oreo truffle recipe is perfect for the holidays (or any time of year — just change up the color or sprinkles).

Easy hamburger soup recipe

A chili-like soup made from ground meat, tomatoes, potatoes and a few other ingredients.

Easy Sofritas Tacos

This recipe is so good and easy to make after a long day.

Biscuit and gravy casserole

An easy recipe for biscuits with cheese and gravy. The best!

Easy vodka sauce

A simple pink sauce made with tomatoes, cream and vodka.

Roasted Brussels Sprouts

How to easily roast Brussels sprouts in the oven until they’re soft and crunchy.

Pumpkin soup

Pumpkin soup is easy and delicious.

Easy gnocchi soup

Creamy soup with vegetables and gnocchi.

Mushroom soup

A simple and delicious recipe for mushroom soup.

Creamy pasta salad

Creamy pasta salad recipe with mayonnaise.

Chicken pot pie

Delicious and easy chicken pot pie with pre-made crust and grilled chicken.

Stuffed peppers

Cheese, beef, pepper filled with spanish rice.

Türkiye chili

A simple and delicious recipe for Turkish chili.

Deep dish pizza recipe

An easy recipe for deep dish pizza using an 8-inch square baking pan.

Apple cobbler

This recipe is so delicious and perfect for comfort food season.

Stuffed mushrooms

An easy appetizer or side dish.

Best stuffing recipe

This recipe is very delicious. You will do it again and again.

The best pea soup

Light and refreshing pea soup recipe. Served with homemade toast.

Homemade Pretzel Bread Bowls

Take your soup to the next level with homemade pretzel bowls. Yum!

Baked lobster macaroni and cheese

This meal always makes me feel like I’m celebrating something!

How to make fresh pasta

Learn how to make homemade pasta from scratch – the ultimate comfort meal!


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