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...


Turkey Gobble-Up

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


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....


Breakfast Burger

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

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,...


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...


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...

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...


Crunchy Ham and Cheese

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


Mini Subs

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


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...


Quick Chicken Tetrazzini

Our son, Newley, and our daughter, Kasee, both were married within a month and a half. We served this delicious...

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...


Crescent Cheeseburger Pie

My mother gave me this recipe just before my wedding. Now, 32 years later, my husband, six children and nine...


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....


Grilled Deli Sandwiches

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


Bacon-Cheese English Muffins

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


Cheeseburger Pockets

Ground beef is my favorite meat to cook with because it's so versatile, flavorful and economical. Refrigerated biscuits save you...


Jack-o’-Lantern Burgers

It's fun to "carve" cheesy faces on these nicely seasoned burgers I served at my Halloween theme party. Hungry trick-or-treaters...

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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...


Bacon & Cheese Meatball Sliders

Homemade beef patties and DIY slider buns make these mini burgers the life of any party. —Taste of Home Test...


Overnight Chicken Casserole

I don't know where this casserole originated, but the recipe was given to me some 40 years ago. It's my...


Creamy Mushroom Ham & Potatoes

Everyone loves these potatoes and always comes back for more. I like the comforting main dish because it uses only...


Cheeseburger French Loaf

Once you prepare this impressive-looking, yet simple-to-make sandwich, you’ll probably never look at refrigerated bread dough the same. It’s just...


Ham ‘n’ Cheese Spiders

These creepy sandwiches are sure to scare up some fun at Halloween time! Kids really enjoy eating the spider-shaped sandwiches....