American Cheese Recipes

Our recipes with American cheese are real crowd pleasers, from casseroles and mac and cheese to dips and appetizers.

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Burger Sliders with Secret Sauce Updated VSA

These sliders are super easy to put together and are always a hit! I love that they are "fast food" without having to go to a restaurant. Take them to a party, make them for dinner or serve them on game day. The meat can also be made ahead of time in preparation for your gathering. —April Lee Wiencek, Chicago, Illinois

Cheesy Pepperoni Buns

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


Best Scrambled Eggs

They don't call these the best scrambled eggs for no reason. Some people are skeptical about trying these eggs, but...


Tuna Cheese Melts

This sandwich dresses up a typical tuna sandwich with American cheese and rye bread spread with a mixture of sour...


Grilled Deli Sandwiches

This outstanding sourdough sandwich is packed with a variety of meats, cheeses and sauteed vegetables.

Hickory-Smoked Cheeseburgers

Every time I make this recipe, my guests compliment me on how great the burgers taste. The secret is a...


Cheese Tomato Egg Bake

While making eggs, I wanted something different, so I created this egg bake. We loved it! I hope you will,...

Crunchy Ham and Cheese

Crushed potato chips put the crunch in this appetizing variation on ham and cheese. “Serve this layered sandwich with a...


Halloween Tuna Cheese Melts

Adult and little goblins alike are sure to enjoy these easy, cheesy sandwiches at your next Halloween party.—Bernadine Dirmeyer, Harpster,...


Three-Cheese Macaroni

Melonie Corbin's creamy homemade macaroni and cheese is quick to fix and costs only 58¢ a helping. "You can add...


Ham ‘n’ Cheddar Cornbread

This layered corn bread "sandwich" baked in the oven is a great accompaniment for steaming soup and a salad.—Christa Habegger,...

Cheesy Ham Casserole

I've often increased this recipe for big family events. It's a hearty dish that goes over well with a couple...


Asparagus Cheese Soup for Two

Although I came from a large family, I had to adjust to cooking for two during the years I had...


Mini Subs

I made these sandwiches for my daughter, Ashelen, when we ran out of bread one day. Now she prefers them...


Veggie Cheese Sandwiches

I try to keep the ingredient on hand for these toasted sandwiches. Add whatever vegetables best fit your taste, or...


Tomato Cheese Pizzas

“My mom used to prepare these yummy pizzas in the toaster oven for me when I was little,” Michelle Wise...

Muffuletta Subs

“I love the taste and no-stress preparation of these hearty sandwiches,” writes Joan Hallford of North Richland Hills, Texas. “They're...


Baked Ham ‘N’ Cheddar Sandwiches

I've been baking these classic sandwiches for breakfast for just over 30 years. My family really likes them, so I...


Golden Shrimp Brunch Casserole

During the '40s, Mother had a close group of friends whose husbands or sons were off to war. To ease...


Jack-o’-Lantern Sandwiches

Be prepared for happy faces when you make these eye-catching jack-o'-lanterns. We loaded the sandwiches with flavorful fillings, then easily...


Herbed Cheese Omelet

"One bite of this cheesy omelet and you'll notice its fresh herb flavor," assures Shirley LeFevre from Lancaster, Pennsylvania. "I...


Cheese Frenchy Sandwiches

"I remember enjoying these crispy golden sandwiches at a restaurant when I was a teenager," writes Darlene Brenden of Salem,...


Bacon-Cheese English Muffins

THIS WONDERFUL RECIPE is just too good to keep to myself! My daughter shared it with me.
The portions...


Two-Tone Grilled Cheese

“My family loves these quick-to-fix sandwiches,” says Rhonda Beckett, who makes them with two kinds of bread and two kinds...

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Mushroom Cheeseburgers

Instead of topping juicy cheeseburgers with sauteed mushrooms, include some savory 'shrooms in the meat mixture for a new twist!...


Apple-Ham Grilled Cheese

Meet the Cook: After finding this recipe years ago, I altered it to fit our tastes by adding the apples....


Cheese Cutout Sandwiches

These open-faced sandwiches are a cut above the rest! To make them, you simply use two kinds of cheese, ham,...


Cheese-Topped Potatoes in Foil

Whenever we go camping, cheesy potato packets are a must. They just may remind you of scalloped potatoes. In the...


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Super Grilled Cheese Sandwiches

Heat up your indoor grill to make these ooey-gooey grilled cheese sandwich recipes. They're delicious served with soup! —Debbie Murray,...


B Is For Book Sandwich

To fix this ham-and-cheese pleaser, just take a page from our creative food editors. You also can use a cutout...