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13 of the Pioneer Woman’s Favorite Comfort Foods

Ever wonder what comfort foods are the Pioneer Woman's favorite? Take a look at this list to find out!

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Ree Drummond is known for her iconic red hair, ranch lifestyle and a plethora of down-home comfort foods. But when she’s not shooting her cooking show or releasing a line of floral appliances with Walmart, what does the Pioneer Woman love to make the most? Check out this list of comfort foods that Ree just can’t get enough of.

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Chicken ParmigianaTaste of Home

Chicken Parmigiana

Since it’s also a family favorite, Ree says chicken parmigiana, with a healthy helping of pasta, is a part of her regular dinner rotation.

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Blackberry Cheesecake Squares

To satisfy her sweet tooth, Ree likes to indulge with a rich and creamy cheesecake topped with tart blackberry preserves. To make things a bit easier, the Pioneer Woman prefers to whip up this cheesecake in bar form.

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Italian Meatball Soup

Filled with hearty ingredients and a veggie-packed stock, Ree often serves this comforting soup with thick slices of crusty Italian bread and butter.

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Buffalo Wings

Juicy, crunchy and slathered in sauce, buffalo wings are among the Pioneer Woman’s go-to Super Bowl spread. Plus, they’re one of the Marlboro Man’s favorites, too!

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Edna Mae’s Sour Cream Pancakes

Since the recipe was passed down by her grandmother-in-law, sour cream pancakes have a special place in Ree Drummond’s heart.

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Perfect Iced Coffee

As a self-proclaimed “freakazoid” for coffee, Ree starts every single day off with a tall glass of strong-brewed iced coffee.

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Puffed Pastry Pizza

Created to be served at a girls-night-in, this light and flaky puff pastry pizza can be topped with any flavors you desire. Ree’s favorites are mozzarella with fresh tomato and goat cheese with sauteed mushrooms.

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Sunday Night Stew

Ree says not to worry, you don’t have to wait until Sunday to make a hearty beef stew. But you do have to serve it with a side of butter and cream-laden mashed potatoes!

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Comfort Meatballs

When a recipe’s name starts with comfort, you know it has to good! Inspired by a recipe from the ’60s, Ree says this style of meatballs has been a favorite since the first time she tried them.

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Shepherd's PieTaste of Home

Shepherd's Pie

For an extra-special touch, the Pioneer Woman likes to add a tablespoon of zesty horseradish cream to her mashed potatoes.

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Ree’s love of coffee goes way beyond the mug. While she tends to add it to many of her chocolate-based desserts, there’s no better coffee dessert than tiramisu.

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Broccoli Cheese Soup

To warm up chilly nights, Ree serves a classic broccoli cheese soup in a hollowed out Kaiser roll. Yum!

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Cinnamon Rolls

Who wouldn’t want to wake up of a pan of ooey-gooey cinnamon rolls? Ree certainly would! Around the holidays, she likes to give a batch to friends and family as a Christmas morning treat.

Caroline Stanko
As an Associate Digital Editor, Caroline writes and edits all things food-related and helps produce videos for Taste of Home. When she’s not at her desk, you can probably find Caroline cooking up a feast, planning her next trip abroad or daydreaming about her golden retriever, Mac.

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