When it’s cold outside, there is nothing better than enjoying your favorite comfort foods. While these treats may not be best for your waistline, they’re great for warming your soul. After all, from time to time, we all need a little comfort!

Check out our roundup of finger-lickin’ good comfort foods, and try one for your next cold winter’s night spent at home!


Pot Pie

A flaky crust combined with meat, veggies, and a creamy sauce? Yes, please! This delicious recipe for Steak & Mushroom Pot Pies puts a spin on the traditional dish and is perfect for a cold winter evening. There’s only one way to describe this one — yum!

Chicken Noodle Soup

Whether you’re feeling under the weather or are just craving some extra warmth from tonight’s meal, chicken noodle soup is a go-to comfort food. Before you crack open that red and white can, take a look at this simple recipe for Homestyle Chicken Noodle Soup. It combines basic ingredients with lots of flavor!



Mac ‘n Cheese

If macaroni and cheese doesn’t top your list of best comfort foods of all time, we’re a little concerned for you. Unless, of course, you’re lactose intolerant — in which case, we’re sorry you will never know the cheesy, creamy-goodness of mac ‘n cheese. This recipe for Perfect Mac-n-Cheese uses a variety of cheeses, including a delectable cheese sauce, and bakes easily in the oven!

Meat and Potatoes

If you like meat, then chances are a good pork chop, mashed potatoes, and gravy meal sounds mouthwatering right about now. What makes this Ranch House Crock Pot Pork Chops and Potatoes recipe so great? It cooks in the crock pot, making prep super simple — and a super delicious dish!


Chocolate Cake

My absolute favorite dessert is chocolate cake, and this one goes one step further into the wonderland of indulgence. This Chocolate Sheet Cake with Peanut Butter Frosting is a must-try and is made with the simplest baking ingredients — you likely already have many of them in your pantry!

Apple Pie

Is there any time of year when apple pie doesn’t hit the spot? While we all love the taste of a completely made-from-scratch apple pie, we don’t always have time for that. This recipe for French Apple Pie combines store-bought pie crust with fruit and a yummy crumb topping for a delicious — and gorgeous — final product.

What’s your go-to comfort food?