Cottage Cheese Recipes

Looking for a good way to use that tub of cottage cheese in the refrigerator? In our recipes with cottage cheese, you’ll be surprised to learn the various ways this fridge staple can be used.

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Ginger is a favorite fall flavor that I couldn't resist adding to the season's best dessert: pumpkin cheesecake. —Kathy Kuehn, Piedmont, South Carolina

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50 Cottage Cheese Recipes

Not only is cottage cheese tasty—it's healthy, too! You and your family will love these cottage cheese recipes.


Four-Cheese Baked Penne

6 reviews

This cheesy pasta dish is comforting, hearty, delicious and—surprise!—meatless. Filling whole grains, low-fat protein and a touch of heat make...


Cornmeal Cheese Muffins

1 review

Cornmeal Cheese Muffins are preferred over a a pan of corn bread at the Dallas, Oregon home of field editor...


Hearty Cheese-Stuffed Potatoes

These cheesy potatoes are so hearty, my husband and I often eat them as a main dish.—Patricia Richardson, Bend, Oregon

Herbed Cottage Cheese

"When I switched from regular to low-fat cottage cheese, I was disappointed with the taste, says Traci Hirstein of Western...


Mostaccioli Bake

11 reviews

This homey lasagna-style casserole from Dorothy Bateman of Carver, Massachusetts will appeal to the whole family. There's plenty of spaghetti...

Three-Cheese Dunk

The cottage cheese in this dip is pureed, so even folks who don't care for the texture of cottage cheese...


Crustless Four-Cheese Quiche

7 reviews

My husband is a real meat fan-but this luscious quiche is one meatless recipe he loves. In fact, he'll even...


Lasagna-Style Spaghetti Squash

My lasagna-inspired spaghetti squash is a meatless alternative to the famed bird. It's great for vegetarians or anyone who craves...


Garden Veggie Egg Bake

4 reviews

Looking for a healthy day-starter? Children will actually enjoy eating their veggies when they’re baked into this cheesy, nutrition-packed egg...

Apple Cottage Cheese Salad

1 review

This refreshing salad is a welcome addition to any potluck or buffet. I always receive recipe requests and come home...


Creamy Macaroni ‘n’ Cheese

12 reviews

"I prepare this cheesy recipe when I'm craving 'comfort food' but trying to eat a little lighter," advises Dawn Royer...


Cheesy Tuna Lasagna

4 reviews

This wonderful casserole was added to my recipe collection many years ago. The tuna and three-cheese blend wins over doubters...


Spinach Cheese Phyllo Squares

2 reviews

"A higher-fat version of this casserole was a big hit when my aunt and I ran a gourmet carryout business,"...


Cottage Cheese and Pecan Salad

1 review

Karla Johnson of East Helena, Montana dresses up cottage cheese with pecans and onions to make this savory side dish....

Two-Cheese Macaroni Casserole

16 reviews

THIS recipe was given to me years ago by a dear friend. I have shared it with everyone since it’s...


Cheese & Sausage Stuffed Shells

I like to make this meal for special occasions, and everyone who has tried these stuffed shells has left satisfied....


Four-Cheese Lasagna

14 reviews

Cheese really stars in this lighter lasagna, which I created a few years ago. It can be prepared ahead of...


Cheese-Stuffed Shells

81 reviews

When I was living in California, I tasted this rich cheesy pasta dish at a neighborhood Italian restaurant. I got...


Zippy Cheese Log

Because of popular demand, my pretty cheese log has become a tasty tradition at our women's Christmas brunch. As soon...


Five-Cheese Stuffed Shells

1 review

These yummy stuffed pasta shells will make any luncheon special, assures Wendy Lee Guerin of Fridley, Minnesota. "I experimented with...


Zippy Macaroni and Cheese

When I was asked to teach an advanced 4-H foods class, I included this recipe. The kids loved it and...


Ham & Cheese Frittata

This frittata is a nice change of pace from traditional scrambled eggs. Plus, it looks so pretty on a buffet...

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No-Bake Lemon Cheesecake Pie

1 review

You won't miss the traditional graham cracker crust with this fluffy lemon dessert from Normajo Reynolds of Goldthwaite, Texas. The...


Cornbread with Broccoli and Cheese

2 reviews

Holly Cummings of Baytown, Texas writes, “I first made this recipe and took it to a church fellowship. One couple...


Warm Cheesecake Crepes

I usually make the crepes, filling and sauce for this recipe the day before. The next morning, I assemble them...


Cheesy Spinach

4 reviews

My daughter often serves this cheese and spinach blend at church suppers. Even people who don't usually eat spinach like...


Crustless Swiss Quiche

6 reviews

I received this recipe from my mother-in-law, an all-around great cook. Everyone raves about her rich quiche when she serves...


Apricot Cheese Crescents

2 reviews

Traditionally, I bake these for Christmas. A cross between sweet breads and cookies, they're also something that I have been...