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Simple Recipes

Find simple recipes from our Simple and Delicious Magazine. Get simple recipes for appetizers, breakfast, dinner, and more simple recipes by course.

Jalapeno Cheese Spread

Jalapeno Cheese Spread

Jalapeno Cheese Spread

“I keep the ingredients for this wonderful cheese spread on hand so that I can assemble it any time,” notes Patricia Kitts of Dickinson, Texas. “The combination with jalapenos, cream cheese and pecans is always a hit at parties.”

Tart Cranberry Coffee Cake

Tart Cranberry Coffee Cake

Tart Cranberry Coffee Cake

Karen Smeltzer of Greendale, Wisconsin relies on a box of quick bread mix to hurry along this moist coffee cake. An easy powdered sugar glaze drizzled on top helps balance the tartness of the cranberries.

Kielbasa Bow Tie Skillet

Kielbasa Bow Tie Skillet

Kielbasa Bow Tie Skillet

This meal couldn’t make dinnertime simpler! Not only is Kielbasa Bow Tie Skillet a real crowd-pleaser, it comes together in just one pan. It freezes and reheats beautifully, too, so you’ll want to fix extras for a fast entree later. “My daughters are picky eaters,” says Lori Daniels of Beverly, West Virginia, “but this reminds them of macaroni and cheese. I toss in their favorite veggies and they gobble it up!”
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Pecan Candy Clusters

Pecan Candy Clusters

Pecan Candy Clusters

Grandchildren and kids in her Gage, Oklahoma neighborhood love helping Flo Burtnett make (and eat) these yummy, four-ingredient treats! “They're great gifts…and easy,” she adds.

Turkey Bundles

Turkey Bundles

Turkey Bundles

This recipe is definitely a must-try. Crescent roll dough is wrapped around creamy turkey filling to form cute bundles. I usually double the recipe so I have extra for lunch the next day. —Lydia Garrod, Tacoma, Washington

Italian Turkey Skillet

Italian Turkey Skillet

Italian Turkey Skillet

It's a challenge to find imaginative ways to use leftovers, especially for turkey after Thanksgiving. Here's a favorite of mine that you can easily make ahead for another dinner option. Prepare the recipe as directed, then transfer to a casserole dish and freeze up to three months. —Patricia Kile, Nokomis, Florida

Shrimp Cantonese

Shrimp Cantonese

Shrimp Cantonese

“This recipe proves you don’t have to sacrifice good taste when you need something fast,” reports Bobby Taylor of Michigan City, Indiana. The nutritious stir-fry features tender shrimp, fresh spinach and a package of convenient frozen vegetables.

Golden Oat Pancakes

Golden Oat Pancakes

Golden Oat Pancakes

My husband's face lights up when I serve these county-style flapjacks. Serve them with fresh fruit or syrup. —Raymonde Bourgeois, Swastika, Ontario

Gelatin Parfaits

Gelatin Parfaits

Gelatin Parfaits

Here's a quick, airy dessert so versatile, you can whip it up for almost any season or holiday-just by varying the colors of gelatin you use. We filled this seasonal parfait with all the colors of the falling leaves. Pretty presentation for an autumn party! —Joyce Thompson, Bellingham, Washington

Cumin Chicken

Cumin Chicken

Cumin Chicken

This zesty chicken dish from Margaret Allen of Abingdon, Virginia comes together in a flash. But it's so saucy and delicious, it's certainly good enough for company, and perfect for those busy weeknights. —Margaret Allen, Abingdon, Virginia



Homemade Cheese Biscuits

Homemade Cheese Biscuits

Homemade Cheese Biscuits

These savory biscuits from Lynn Tice of Osage City, Kansas couldn't be simpler to make! With from-scratch flavor and a golden-brown cheese topping, they're sure to be a hit.

Chocolate Candy Clusters

Chocolate Candy Clusters

Chocolate Candy Clusters

“I give these as gifts and bring them to parties—they’re always a hit! Try using peanuts in place of walnuts.” You’ll love their sweet-salty taste! Taylor Carroll - Parkesburg, Pennsylvania

Pasta Primavera with Shrimp

Pasta Primavera with Shrimp

Pasta Primavera with Shrimp

Kimberly Wagner of Castle Rock, Colorado added shrimp to a simple, easy primavera, and the result was a timely and fabulous dinner bursting with flavor in every bite. Kimberly's Pasta Primavera with Shrimp capitalizes on summer's bounty with five different types of fresh vegetables in a dish that's perfect for special summer occasions.

Roasted Beef Tenderloin

Roasted Beef Tenderloin

Roasted Beef Tenderloin

An overnight marinade provides a savory seasoning for this tenderloin. "I've served this simple elegant roast on may special occasions," says Schelby Thompson, Camden Wyoming, Delaware.
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