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    Prosciutto Pesto Pizza

    I developed this prosciutto pesto pizza for my young grandson who hasn't acquired a taste for veggies yet. He scarfs it up and doesn't even notice the edamame. It's also a hit with my other grandkids and nieces—not to mention all of their parents! —Don Manzagol, Campbell, California

    Burger Sliders with Secret Sauce

    1 review

    These sliders are super easy to put together and are always a hit! I love that they are "fast food"...


    Cheesy Pepperoni Buns

    4 reviews

    A pizza version of the sloppy joe, this hot and melty open-faced sandwich is a surefire kid pleaser. Adults love...


    Crunchy White Baked Macaroni & Cheese

    2 reviews

    This creamy, bubbly, indulgent classic is down-home comfort food at its finest. The topping is made with panko bread crumbs...


    Chicken Parmesan Pizza

    1 review

    This tasty pizza is the perfect combo—quick and easy to make, and a winner with even picky eaters. It's a...

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    Cheeseburger Mini Muffins

    32 reviews

    I invented these cute little muffins so I could enjoy the flavor of cheeseburgers without resorting to fast food. I...


    Provolone Beef Pastry Pockets

    2 reviews

    My children always make sure they're home when they find out we're having these pockets for dinner. They're a smart...

    Cheesy Lasagna

    5 reviews

    The four different types of cheese make this lasagna a real crowd-pleaser. You can vary the amount of mozzarella, Monterey...


    Ham & Swiss Stromboli

    4 reviews

    This is an excellent dish to take to someone for dinner. It's also easy to change up the recipe with...


    My Mother’s Mac and Cheese

    54 reviews

    I remember my mother sending me to the store for 15 cents worth of cheese. The butcher would cut off...


    Herbed Macaroni and Cheese

    10 reviews

    Besides being a really easy recipe to make, it tastes very good, too! This is not your ordinary, run-of-the-mill macaroni...

    Bacon Cheese Fries

    10 reviews

    These tempting bacon cheese fries are one finger food I can make a meal of. Quick to fix, they're a...


    Ham ‘n’ Cheese Pies

    1 review

    Mary Anderson, a 4-H leader from De Valls Bluff, Arkansas, shares family-pleasing fare that one of her 4-H students entered...


    Lasagna Cups

    1 review

    I love lasagna and garlic bread, so it only made sense to put them together in these fun little cups....


    Muffin-Cup Cheddar Beef Pies

    6 reviews

    My kids love these beef rolls so much. I always make extra since they heat up so quickly. I give...


    Chicken Cordon Bleu Crescent Ring

    10 reviews

    A classic cordon bleu has chicken, cheese and ham. To change it up, roll everything inside crescent dough for a...

    Buttery Parmesan Chicken

    30 reviews

    A rich, cheesy breading locks in this chicken's natural juices, making it moist and tempting every time. Because it can...


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    Potluck Macaroni and Cheese

    93 reviews

    You'll always have a winner at the potluck when you bring macaroni and cheese. Here's an extra-rich, creamy version for...


    Veggie Macaroni & Cheese

    19 reviews

    This creamy mac and cheese definitely doesn't come from a box! Fresh veggies add crunch and color and will leave...


    Chicken Ranch Mac & Cheese

    24 reviews

    Prep once and feed the family twice when you double this chicken mac and cheese and freeze half of it....


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    Mini Mac & Cheese Bites

    19 reviews

    Young relatives were coming for a Christmas party, so I wanted something fun for them to eat. Instead, the adults...


    Muffin-Tin Lasagnas

    11 reviews

    This is a super fun way to serve lasagna for make-ahead lunches, potlucks or other fun get-togethers. My daughter took...


    Parmesan Fish Sticks

    4 reviews

    I wanted a healthier approach to fish sticks and developed a baked tilapia with a slightly peppery bite. My husband...


    Calzone Pinwheels

    23 reviews

    Once you try these mini-sized calzones, you may never go back to the large ones. Not only do these pretty...

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    Roadside Diner Cheeseburger Quiche

    47 reviews

    My savory main-dish quiche tastes just like its burger counterpart. Easy and appealing, this cheeseburger quiche is pretty enough to...


    Grilled Cheese & Tomato Soup Bake

    25 reviews

    This casserole brings together two classic comfort foods: grilled cheese sandwiches and tomato soup. There’s no need for your hands...


    Makeover Li’l Cheddar Meat Loaves

    17 reviews

    My husband loves my mini meat loaves, but this family-favorite recipe wasn’t very healthy when I first received it. The...


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    Creamy Macaroni and Cheese

    100 reviews

    This is the ultimate creamy mac and cheese recipe. It's saucy, thick and very rich, with a wonderful cheddar flavor....


    Mac ‘n’ Cheese for a Bunch

    7 reviews

    You'll satisfy many taste buds with this rich and comforting dish from Dixie Terry from Goreville, Illinois. Tender macaroni is...


    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!"