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...


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    Cheeseburger Omelet Sliders

    A cheeseburger inside an omelet? Yes, please! This fun twist on two breakfast and dinner faves is easy to assemble...


    Best Scrambled Eggs

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


    Waffled Monte Cristos

    My husband and I enjoy Monte Cristos so much that I created this non-fried version to cut down on fat....

    Macaroni & Cheese Bake

    I have forever been experimenting with macaroni and cheese. This recipe is the one my husband likes the best! You...


    Cauldron Cheese Ball

    Red and yellow pepper strips make the perfect “fire” for this easily constructed cauldron. Be sure to take a picture...

    Hearty Grilled Cheese

    I enjoy watching gourmet cooking shows on television. As a mother of five, I find those time-consuming dishes don't fit...


    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.


    Butterfly Cheese Sandwiches

    I used a cookie cutter to shape these sandwiches, then decorated them using olives and piped cream cheese.—Lenore Walters, Oklahoma...

    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...


    Philly Cheese Sandwiches

    I'm a big fan of cheesesteaks, and in this throw-together recipe my slow cooker does all the work. It's 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,...

    Breakfast Burger

    My husband is big on eggs and bacon, so I wanted to merge his breakfast favorites with a grilled burger...


    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...


    Cheese-Topped Peppers

    Cheese adds an extra-special taste to these stuffed peppers. When in season, use a colorful mix of green, yellow and...


    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...

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    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...


    Hash Brown Cheese Omelet

    In Sheboygan, Wisconsin, Jennifer Reisinger makes a family-pleasing meal out of this fluffy omelet filled with potatoes, onion and green...


    Hot Beef Cheddar Subs

    Hot Beef Cheddar Subs are like cheesy sloppy joes tucked into hollowed-out crusty rolls. "My family devours these hearty and...


    Turkey Gobble-Up

    Whenever I roast turkey, my family never grumbles about the leftovers because they know I'll be making these delicious sandwiches....