100+ Comfort Food Recipes – A Beautiful Mess

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

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Best Baked Macaroni and Cheese

Emma’s favorite baked macaroni and cheese recipe. There is nothing better than a cheesy baked pasta.

Apple Tart

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

Tater Tot Casserole

A simple five-ingredient casserole with frozen tater tots on top. Ultimate comfort recipe!

Easy Peanut Butter Fudge

Easy peanut butter fudge made with only four ingredients. So good!

Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars

A classic chocolate chip cookie bar recipe. Save an edge piece for me, please!

Chicken Alfredo Recipe

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

Painkiller Cocktail

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

35 Comforting Soup Recipes

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

Chicken Soup with Rotisserie Chicken

A fast recipe for homemade chicken noodle soup.

Crispy Air Fryer Wings

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

Chocolate Martini Recipe

A deliciously sweet at-home chocolate martini recipe. Learn to make a classic!

Air Fryer Grilled Cheese

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

Butterbeer Recipe

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

hand holding a s'more sandwich with a bite taken out

S’mores in the Oven, Air Fryer, or Microwave

How to make s’mores indoors, no bonfire needed.

Shrimp Scampi

A simple, buttery pasta dish with shrimp.

Air Fryer Chicken Tenders

Made from scratch chicken tenders recipe using an air fryer.

Grasshopper Pie

A creamy mint chocolate no-bake dessert.

Chocolate Cake Pops

Learn to make chocolate cake pops at home.

Butternut Squash Soup

A creamy, 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 us (mostly) vegetarians dream of meatballs too. At least this gal does …

7 Layer Salad

A classic southern comfort food. This recipe is such a crowd-pleaser.

How to Broil Steak

How to oven broil a bacon wrapped filet mignon. The perfect fancy(ish) dinner at home.

Miso and Garlic Butter Noodles

Ah, butter noodles. This recipe is very comforting.

Air Fryer Meatballs

Simple, juicy meatballs you can cook in the air fryer!

Homemade Soup Noodles

Easy homemade soup noodles with only four ingredients. These are a perfect comfort food.

Starbucks Medicine Ball

An herbal tea mixture that can soothe a sore throat. Try it during winter or when you are not feeling 100%.

three calzones on a plate with red sauce

Easy Calzone Recipe

The easiest way to make homemade calzone.

Homemade Pretzel Pizza Bites

Pretzel bites filled with pizza toppings!

Marry Me Chicken

Pan fried chicken in a creamy sauce. This meal is so warm and cozy.

Honey Butter

How to make honey butter for holiday dinners.

Creamy Sausage and Kale Soup

A super simple recipe for sausage and kale soup.

Bakery-Style Giant Rice Krispie Treats

Simple and soft Rice Krispie treat recipe. These are so delicious and a bit oversized.

Rachel’s Italian Beef Sandwich

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

Chicken Verde Enchiladas

An easy and delicious chicken verde enchiladas recipe.

Peanut Butter Bars

A no-bake dessert with only five ingredients!

Chocolate Chip Pizza

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

Creamy White Sauce Veggie Enchiladas

Learn to make creamy white sauce enchiladas.

Detroit-Style Pizza

Learn to make this epic, square pizza recipe.

Wendy’s Frosty Recipe

This tastes exactly like a Wendy’s Frosty and is one of my top comfort foods.

Giant Chocolate Chip Cookies

Big chocolate chip cookies with crispy edge and soft centers—these cookies are a 10/10.

Gooey Butter Cake – With a Cake Mix

Easy gooey butter cake bars made with a yellow cake mix base.

Easy (Air Fryer) Seasoned French Fries

How to make French fries in an air fryer.

Apple Dumplings

Apple dumplings made with crescent roll dough.

Garlic Butter

Learn to make garlic butter—perfect for eating with homemade rolls.

Turkey Meatball Quiche

This is the perfect brunch recipe to feed a family.

Rice Pudding

A creamy, lightly sweet rice pudding recipe.

Easy Taco Soup

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

My Favorite Homemade Brownies

Fudgy centers with a crispy top. These are the best homemade brownies.

How to Make Mulled Wine

How to make and customize the best mulled wine.

Mashed Parsnip and Potatoes

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

Make Homemade Cookie Butter

An easy homemade cookie butter recipe (using any cookie!) So easy and delicious!

Air Fryer Okra

The best crispy air fried okra recipe. Try this and you will be hooked!

Air Fryer Fried Chicken

Crispy, juicy fried chicken made in an air fryer.

Pinwheel Sandwiches

Finger food perfect for any party or school lunch.

Puppy Chow

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

Classic Hot Toddy

A simple hot cocktail with only four ingredients.

Funeral Potatoes

Creamy, cheesy comforting potato casserole with cornflake topping.

Potato and Cream Cheese Soup

A simple, hearty soup made with potatoes and cream cheese.

30-Minute Vegetable White Chili

Make this simple white chili recipe.

Rotel Cheese Dip

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

Easy Corn Casserole

A savory bread pudding-like side dish.

Slow Cooker Mashed Potatoes

Make a delicious bath of mashed potatoes ahead of time with this easy recipe.

Stuffed Crust Cast Iron Pizza

An easy deep dish cast iron pizza dough recipe. This recipe is SO good.

Homemade French Onion Dip


My Favorite Chocolate Cake

Emma’s favorite chocolate cake recipe.

Corn Dip

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

Homemade Chex Mix Recipe

Homemade Chex is one of our top guilty pleasures—it’s so good!

Overnight Cinnamon Rolls – Small Batch

These delicious cinnamon rolls can be make the night before and iced in the morning.

Chocolate Chip Quick Bread

Easy quick bread recipe that doesn’t require any yeast or rising time.

Fudge Recipe

The best fudge recipe with only three ingredients!

One Banana – Banana Bread

The best banana bread recipe using only one banana!

Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

Old-fashioned soft and chewy oatmeal raisin cookies.

Mozzarella Asparagus Sticks

This recipe is really delicious and very unique.

Overnight No-Boil Lasagna

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

(Overnight) Pecan Pie Sticky Buns

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

Alfredo Sauce

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

Green Bean Casserole

An easy green bean casserole with pepper jack cheese.

Overnight Baked Blueberry Muffin Oatmeal

Easy baked oatmeal recipe made with blueberries.

Creamy Crock Pot Butternut Mac & Cheese

Is there anything better on a chilly autumn night than a bowl of warm, cheesy pasta? Comfort to the max. And I love a classic, comforting dish. But what I love even more is if that meal can be made just a little bit better.

Chocolate Chip Slice and Bake Cookies

Make these delicious slice and bake cookies.

Easy Chocolate (Oreo) Truffles

An Oreo truffle recipe that’s perfect for the holidays (or anytime of year—just change the color or sprinkles).

Easy Hamburger Soup Recipe

Chili-like soup made from ground beef, tomatoes, potatoes, and a few other ingredients.

Easy Sofritas Tacos

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

Biscuits and Gravy Casserole

Easy cheesy biscuits and gravy casserole recipe. 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 so they are tender and crispy.

Pumpkin Soup

An easy and flavorful pumpkin soup.

Easy Gnocchi Soup

A creamy soup with vegetables and gnocchi.

Cream of Mushroom Soup

A simple, flavorful cream of mushroom soup recipe.

Creamy Pasta Salad

A creamy, mayonnaise-based pasta salad recipe.

Chicken Pot Pie

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

Stuffed Peppers

Cheesy, beef and Spanish rice-filled peppers.

Turkey Chili

A simple, delicious turkey chili recipe.

Deep Dish Pizza Recipe

An easy to make 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 so delicious. You’ll make it over and over again.

Best Pea Soup

A light and refreshing pea soup recipe. Serve with homemade croutons.

Homemade Pretzel Bread Bowls

Take your soups to the next level with these homemade pretzel bread bowls. Yum!

Lobster Baked Macaroni & Cheese

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

How to Make Fresh Pasta

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

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