10/20/2016 09:25 EDT | Updated 11/21/2016 05:00 EST

12 Comfort Foods You Have To Try This Fall


There are 2 things we absolutely love about fall... those warm drinks we wrap our hands around (hint, hint...our Pumpkin Spice Hot Chocolate), and that giddy feeling we get knowing the holidays are fast - approaching. With the change in weather, it's time to whip out a cozy scarf and extra layers of clothing to keep us all toasty. However, we've come up with more ways to keep warm this fall season with our 12 scrumptious Comfort Food Recipes!

There's nothing more comforting on a cool fall day than a warm and hearty bowl of Beef Chili. A mix of chili powder, red pepper flakes and cayenne mingle with intense cocoa powder, sweet tomatoes, fiber-rich beans and well-seasoned meat to offer so much yum! We guarantee this dish will warm you up in no time.

Another dish we love from "my head to-ma-toes," you can never go wrong with our delicious Tomato Soup with Parmesan Dumplings. Quick and easy to make in less than 30 minutes, this bowl of comfort is full of flavor and topped with cheesy parmesan dumpling goodness.

And if nothing says comfort to you like good old Mac' n' Cheese, you'll love this recipe that is full of cheesy goodness! Creamy noodles are loaded with gooey cheese and fresh breadcrumbs and baked until golden perfection.

We're bringing loads of comfort to the table so be sure to check out the rest of our fabulous comfort food recipes below.

  • 1. The Best Beef Chili
    A dynamite mix of chili powder, red pepper flakes and cayenne, mingled with intense cocoa powder, sweet tomatoes, fiber-rich beans and well-seasoned meat, it can rival any Lone Star chili joint. GET THE RECIPE HERE
  • 2. Parmesan Chicken Fingers with Dipping Trio
    Easy and family friendly, the baked strips are served up with a trio of delectable dipping sauces: honey mustard, creamy Parmesan and sweet ketchup. Tink really sprinkled her fairy dust on this one. GET THE RECIPE HERE
  • 3. Bottomless Bowl Chicken Lasagna
    When cravings strike, and you don’t have the time or patience for layering, this cheese-topped pasta delivers quick-fix happiness in a bowl of tender noodles, succulent chicken and sweet vegetables. GET THE RECIPE HERE
  • 4. Easy Tomato Soup with Parmesan Dumplings
    This quick bowl of comfort not only offers up depth of flavor, but also is elegantly topped with Parmesan dumplings to make it a perfect entertaining first course. GET THE RECIPE HERE
  • 5. Spicy Spaghetti and Meatballs
    Paired with this robust and spicy spaghetti sauce, this easy dinner is going to get everyone fired up! GET THE RECIPE HERE
  • 6. Quick and Easy Parmesan Chicken
    Cheesy and moist, this super-quick version (less than 15 minutes) will leave you plenty of time to alphabetize the take-out menus. GET THE RECIPE HERE
  • 7. Italian Sloppy Joes
    These scrumptious Italian Sloppy Joes might be a mess-of-a-meal (three napkins required), but they're also chock full of richly flavored beef that's sandwiched between crisp garlic buns and topped with cheese (three kinds!) and basil. GET THE RECIPE HERE
  • 8. Maple and Brown Sugar Pancakes
    What if you could whip up a batch of unbelievably amazing, fluffy and perfect pancakes faster than we can say Aunt Jemima? Well, thanks to Chef Lisa, you can. She has created these foolproof Maple and Brown Sugar Pancakes that are guaranteed to have you flipping your lid! GET THE RECIPE HERE
  • 9. Mom's Lemon Chicken
    Chicken marinated in white wine and lemon juice, topped with a sprinkle of brown sugar and baked in a citrus broth mixture to juicy perfection. GET THE RECIPE HERE
  • 10. Lightened Up Crispy Baked Potato Skins
    Addictive skins baked (not fried!) to crisp perfection and mounded high with crunchy turkey bacon and melted cheese. GET THE RECIPE HERE
  • 11. Creamy Macaroni and Cheese
    Creamy noodles melted together on the stove with a cheesy mixture covered in breadcrumbs and baked in the oven until tasty golden perfection. GET THE RECIPE HERE
  • 12. Oven Baked BBQ Ribs
    Marinated in a sweet and spicy dry rub and baked low and slow, the meat on these baby back ribs is so tender it falls off the bone. GET THE RECIPE HERE

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