Comfort Food

Comfort food is food that stirs up fond foodie memories and makes you feel warm and cozy. These comfort food recipes deliver on that promise.

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    Fruit and Nut Bulgur Pilaf

    My mother made this nutritious side dish all the time when we were growing up. I enhanced the recipe with a bigger variety of dried fruit to find an interesting balance between the sweet and salty flavors.
    —Ninette Holbrook, Orlando, FL

    10-Cup Cookies

    My mother used to make this easy 10-cup cookie recipe for my sisters and me. You could find one of...


    Apple, Raisin and Walnut Bread

    ??My rustic bread studded with raisins and walnuts is great for breakfast with a cup of coffee or can even...


    Raisin & Walnut Dark Rye Bread

    Cocoa and molasses give this rye loaf a deep dark brown color and rich flavor. The recipe can be made...


    Winter Spice Tube Cake

    This lightly sweet cake is chock full of fruit and nuts and makes a terrific breakfast, tea or dessert bread....

    Cranberry Persimmon Cookies

    During the holidays, I bake double batch after double batch of these moist drop cookies. Dotted with dried cranberries and...


    Cherry Nut Cookies

    So pretty with a dusting of powdered sugar, these cookies are fabulous! —Susan Westerfield, Albuquerque, New Mexico

    Picadillo Meat Loaf

    You can find numerous recipes for Picadillo throughout most Latin American, Caribbean and Spanish-speaking countries. They're all a little different...


    Cinnamon-Raisin Bites

    These scone-like snacks are good right out of the oven, but they're great at room temperature when you're on the...


    Butterscotch-Rum Raisin Treats

    I love making rum raisin rice pudding around the holidays. Those flavors inspired this recipe. Crispy rice cereal adds crunch,...


    Leftover Turkey Turnovers

    I came up with this dish in 1993 while putting together a booklet called “Totally Turkey” for leftover turkey recipes....

    Makeover Cranberry Rolls

    “My boys usually insist I make my cranberry rolls for Christmas morning." These are light and good enough to enjoy...


    Spicy Ginger Scones

    This recipe was created for Thanksgiving weekend with family members who were trying to be more health conscious, but I...


    Take-Along Breakfast Cookies

    Paired with fresh fruit, these cookies are perfect for an energizing breakfast when you're on the go. Although they're called...


    Spiced Rum and Pear Cake

    The flavors in this cake really make it stand out as a special occasion cake—with raisins, fresh sweet pear chunks,...


    Mini Fruitcakes

    Fruitcake always looked so festive to me but I did not like the hard citron fruit so I came up...

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    Classic Irish Soda Bread

    This traditional Irish soda bread can be made with an assortment of mix-ins such as dried fruit and nuts, but...


    Apple-Raisin Egg Rolls

    Tender apples are rolled inside crisp egg roll wrappers for a deliciously different dessert. As fancy as these treats look,...


    Pecan-Raisin Cinnamon Rolls

    The tempting aroma of these freshly baked cinnamon rolls always sells them! I bake hundreds for two annual fund-raising events...


    Picadillo Sliders

    When I’m pressed for time, these beefy sandwiches are my go-to. Any leftover picadillo makes for great nachos or queso...


    Raisin Cake Cookies

    Hints of cinnamon and plenty of raisins and pecans make this a great alternative to chocolate chip cookies. —Jacqueline Deibert,...


    Hazelnut-Raisin Corn Bread

    I entered the corn recipe contest at the 1998 Iowa State Fair. I improvised with a banana nut bread recipe...


    Orange Cranberry Gems

    I often make these muffins ahead of time so then can be quickly reheated for a breakfast treat. The orange...


    Raisin Pumpkin Bars

    These moist bars will keep well—if your family doesn't eat them all right away! They're nice to take to a...

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    Festive Fruitcakes

    Having made this fruitcake for many years, I can promise you it's so much better than anything you'll find in...


    Pineapple Raisin Stuffing

    A co-worker gave me this stuffing recipe years ago. I added cinnamon and raisins for even more flavor. It accompanies...


    Fig-Filled Cookies

    Family and friends know I have a fondness for Christmas cookies. Each year after Thanksgiving, they begin asking when the...


    Easy Sour Cream Raisin Pie

    For my family, this pie is as essential for Thanksgiving dinner as turkey, dressing and mashed potatoes! I've been told...


    Carrot Raisin Cake

    A creamy frosting with a touch of vanilla and orange juice tops this deliciously moist cake. The room quiets down...


    Rum Raisin Muffins

    Both men and women enjoy these rum-flavored, raisin-filled goodies. I think they're best served warm with mugs of hot coffee...