Holidays & Events

It’s time to celebrate! Get inspired to go above-and-beyond with our special recipes for holidays and events that take you from appetizers to dessert.

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Loaded Cowboy Queso

1 review

Loaded Cowboy Queso is the ultimate football dip! This easy appetizer loaded with cheese, beer, black beans, tomatoes and sausage is our family's favorite tailgating recipe. I often serve it with homemade tortilla chips sprinkled with taco seasoning. —Becky Hardin, St. Peters, Missouri

One-Pot Mac and Cheese

5 reviews

Who likes cleaning up after making mac and cheese? Not this girl. This one-pot mac and cheese is a family...


Slow-Cooked Vegetables with Cheese Sauce

Who can pass up veggies smothered in cheese? No one I know! This is an inviting recipe to serve kids...


Bacon Cheese Fondue

When I'm looking for an appetizer with mass appeal but want a change from the usual cheese spread, this is...


Cheeseburger Macaroni

3 reviews

Our family of four loves this creamy and cheesy casserole so much that we have few leftovers. It's a delicious...

Cheese Soup with a Twist

3 reviews

One of my favorite childhood memories is of my Aunt Claire serving up hearty bowlfuls of her famous cheesy soup....


Deep-Fried Mac & Cheese Shells

1 review

I created this deep fried mac and cheese recipe for my husband. He describes this recipe as unbelievably delicious because...

Cheese Beef Burritos

1 review

After a busy day, this is a dish that I can get on the table fast. The recipe came about...


Bacon Cheeseburger Rolls

40 reviews

My husband and I both love these cheeseburger rolls. I often serve them with broccoli and cheese. They must be...


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Cauliflower-Broccoli Cheese Bake

6 reviews

One of the first dishes my mom taught me is a tasty pairing of cauliflower, cheese and broccoli. It's absolutely...


Nacho Salsa Dip

18 reviews

This zesty dip is great for any get-together and allows me to spend more time with my guests. I always...

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Cheesy Taco Chili

This recipe was created out of desperation when everyone was hungry and I only had a few items on hand....


Chili Cheese Ball Spread

2 reviews

“Easy to make and easy to spread, this spicy cheese ball was my favorite appetizer that Mom made while I...


Cheesy Scalloped Potatoes & Ham

4 reviews

Creamy, cheesy and easy to make, this casserole is the definition of comfort food. The recipe makes two casseroles, so...


Cheeseburger Paradise Soup

90 reviews

I’ve never met a person who didn’t enjoy this creamy soup, and it’s hearty enough to serve as a main...


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Best Ever Mac & Cheese

10 reviews

To make this amazing mac, I make a sauce loaded with three different cheeses to toss with the noodles. When...

Makeover Macaroni and Cheese

6 reviews

Creamy and cheesy with comfort in every bite, this lightened-up classic is sure to become a family favorite at your...


Ham & Cheese Potato Casserole

32 reviews

This recipe makes two cheesy, delicious casseroles. Have one tonight and put the other on ice for a future busy...


Layered Beef Casserole

5 reviews

On my busy days, I treasure meal-in-one recipes like this. Toss together a salad and dinner is ready in no...


Bacon Cheeseburger Tater Tot Bake

18 reviews

This bacon cheeseburger tater tot casserole is the perfect dish to bribe your kids; homework, chores, piano practice—consider them...


Cheesy Meatballs

2 reviews

Can meatballs be lucky? My guys think so, and they want them for game time. My beef, sausage and cheese...


Bacon Cheeseburger Buns

49 reviews

This is a fun way to serve bacon cheeseburgers without all the fuss of assembling the sandwiches to serve a...


Chili Queso Dip

3 reviews

I’ve had this recipe for more than 42 years and have updated it from time to time. This is an...


Slow Cooker Mexican Dip

9 reviews

My husband and I love to entertain, and we make this hearty seven-ingredient dip often. Using our slow cooker leaves...


Cheeseburger Soup with Rice

15 reviews

I don't have a lot of extra time to spend in the kitchen, so I appreciate that I can cook...

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Hot Chili Dip

1 review

"I first made this zippy dip for my husband's birthday party," recalls Nikki Rosati of Franksville, Wisconsin. "So many people...


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Baked Mac & Cheese

"I have added other ingredients like turkey, broccoli and cauliflower, to make this a full meal. The possibilities are endless!"...


Baked Mac & Cheese for Two

7 reviews

"I have added other ingredients like turkey, broccoli and cauliflower, to make this a full meal. The possibilities are endless!"


Cheesy Beef Macaroni

4 reviews

Little ones will light up the room with smiles when you bring this five-ingredient supper to the table. Crunchy canned...


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Three-Cheese Spirals

Sour cream and three kinds of cheese create the creamy coating for this tasty "twist" on macaroni and cheese. It...


Makeover Slow-Cooked Mac ‘n’ Cheese

22 reviews

This recipe is a clear example of comfort food at its finest; it's rich, hearty and extra cheesy. And because...