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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      Golden Shrimp Brunch Casserole

      During the '40s, Mother had a close group of friends whose husbands or sons were off to war. To ease their worries, the group frequently met for lunch.
      This was one of my mother's favorite lunch recipes. I recall the scent of melted cheese baking and the custard-like souffle.

      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...


      Cheeseburger Meat Loaf

      I created this meat loaf one day when I wanted to make cheeseburgers—my husband's favorite—but it was too chilly to...


      Cheese Frenchy Sandwiches

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

      Quick Chicken Tetrazzini

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


      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...


      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,...


      Crescent Cheeseburger Pie

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


      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...

      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...


      Creamy Mushroom Ham & Potatoes

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


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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,...


      Bacon & Cheese Meatball Sliders

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


      Cheeseburger Buns

      My mom stuffs soft homemade yeast rolls with ground beef, tomato sauce and cheese to make these tasty sandwiches. They're...


      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 Cheeseburger Salad

      Think kids don't eat salad? Try this one and see what happens! Cooked ground beef is mixed with ketchup and...


      Party Time Mini Cheeseburgers

      Kids and adults alike will love the taste of these moist and mouthwatering mini burgers. Juiced up with pickle relish...

      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....


      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...


      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...


      Cheesy Slow-Cooked Corn

      My family really likes this creamy, cheesy side dish—and it's so easy to make. Even those who usually don't eat...


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      Amazing Mac & Cheese Pizza

      I love pizza, and I love macaroni and cheese. After lots of experimenting, I figured out a wonderful way to...