20+ Fall Comfort Food Recipe Ideas (2024)

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Fall is in full swing folks, so that calls for stretchy pants, cozy slippers and comfort food! These 20+ Fall Comfort Food Recipe Ideas are guaranteed to satisfy your appetite and warm you to the bone!

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20+ Fall Comfort Food Recipe Ideas

If you’re looking for inspiration for some cozy comfort food recipes for fall look no further! I’ve gotcha covered!

Break out your stretchy pants and take a gander at all the satisfying recipes below. You’ll find savory appetizers, hearty main dishes, soups, sides and decadent fall desserts. Enjoy!

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1. Lemony Chicken with Stars Soup

This Lemony Chicken with Stars Soup is sure to please both kids and adults alike! It’s loaded with chicken, fun star pasta and veggies with a burst of lemon flavor and SUPER easy to make!

2. Skillet Orzo with Sun-Dried Tomatoes and Spinach

This creamy One Skillet Orzo with Sun-Dried Tomatoes and Spinach is a super easy meal for your weeknight family dinner, yet fancy enough for weekend guests. It’s a hearty vegetarian meal, but it would also be perfect with some added chicken or shrimp.

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3. Italian Wedding Soup

This recipe for Italian Wedding Soup is hearty and delicious! Perfect for those cold wintry nights ahead!

4. Maple Glazed Pumpkin Bread

Delicious Maple Glazed Pumpkin Bread is just the ticket for fall! Moist cake that’s jam packed with pumpkin flavor and topped with a maple glaze that adds just enough sweetness to make this quick bread a family and friend favorite!

5. African Peanut Sweet Potato Stew

This hearty African Peanut Sweet Potato Stew is a stick to your bones soup that’s ultra comforting and flavorful! It’s healthy and vegetarian too!

6. Classic Pot Roast

Classic Pot Roast is the ULTIMATE in comfort food! It’s a one pot meal that never goes out of style!

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7. Beef Barley Soup

This Beef Barley Soup is a hearty, soul-satisfying soup that’s perfect for the coldest days of fall and winter! It’s simmered on your stove until it’s mouthwatering and tender. This is one delicious soup that deserves a spot on your comfort food menu this season!

8. Fall Dark N’Stormy

This Fall Dark ‘N’ Stormy is a bourbon-based spin on the classic Dark ‘N’ Stormy. Every holiday needs a signature co*cktail, and this is it!

9. Swedish Meatball Pasta Bake

ThisSwedish Meatball Pasta Bakeis deliciously cozy comfort food. A family dinner that’s always a winner!

10. Pumpkin Whoopie Pies

These Pumpkin Whoopie Pies with Maple Buttercream are a decadent little Halloween treat for kids and adults alike! Moist and fluffy pumpkin cakes sandwiched between rich and smooth buttercream flavored with maple syrup make for the perfect fall dessert.

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11. White Bean and Chorizo Stew

This White Bean and Chorizo Stew is a hearty, comforting dish that is a tasty lunch or dinner option for any season of the year, but especially comfort food season! It’s super easy to whip up too!

12. Slow Cooker Beef and Noodles

This Slow Cooker Beef and Noodles is a soul-satisfying fall or winter meal that the whole family will enjoy.

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13. Cheesy Pepperoni Dip

ThisCheesy Pepperoni Dipis the PERFECT game day appetizer folks! It’s super creamy, cheesy, packed with pepperoni and spices and totally delicious! And it’s family and friend approved!

14. Pumpkin Squares with Cinnamon Vanilla Buttercream Frosting

A moist pumpkin cake topped with a deliciously creamy buttercream, these Pumpkin Squares with Cinnamon Vanilla Buttercream Frosting are a fall favorite!

15. The BEST One Pot Cheesy Potatoes

No joke folks, these are The BEST One Pot Cheesy Potatoes! They’re a special side dish for the holiday season or really any weeknight dinner. They’re just perfect alongside a nice juicy steak and so easy to make because you’ll use some already cubed refrigerated potatoes from the market!

16. Spicy Black Bean Turkey Chili

This recipe for Spicy Black Bean Turkey Chili is a one-pot meal that’s loaded with flavor! Ground turkey, black beans and chipotle peppers for spice all cooked in one pot in just about 30 minutes! Perfect for your weeknight dinner or your weekend football party!

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17. Cajun Shrimp Dip

This Cajun Shrimp Dip is a zesty appetizer that’s always a crowd pleaser! It’s a tasty combination of shrimp and veggies in a creamy, cheesy base. Total YUM!

18. Pear Cranberry Bourbon Chutney

This Pear Cranberry Bourbon Chutney is the perfect addition to your fall cheese board.

19. Cinnamon Pecan Knots

Sweet, tender, delicious Cinnamon Pecan Knots are fun to make and such a wonderful breakfast treat!

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20. Easy Pecan Raisin Sticky Buns

These Easy Pecan Raisin Sticky Buns are such a breakfast/brunch treat! The recipe is SUPER easy and the buns are simply mouthwatering. They’re perfect served up warm with a hot cup of tea or coffee!

21. Tomato Tortellini Stew

ThisTomato Tortellini Stew is a soup that eats like a meal! Packed with veggies, meat and pasta, it’s sure to be a family favorite! This recipe is a HUGE hit here at the BHK!

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22. Marry Me Chicken Meatballs

The ever so popular classic dish Marry Me Chicken, but with a change up to meatballs. These Marry Me Chicken Meatballs are a total crowd favorite. Juicy, tender, healthier meatballs made with ground chicken and a sauce that’s creamy and absolutely droolworthy!

23. Chicken Scarpariello (Slow Cooker)

This Chicken Scarpariello, aka Shoemaker’s Chicken, is an Italian-American dish that’s sweet and spicy and sure to tickle your taste buds! It’s a hearty slow cooker meal that’s perfect for comfort food season!

24. Creamy Broccoli Soup

Nothing fends off the cooler temps of fall better than this Creamy Broccoli Soup. It’s rich, ultra-creamy and flavorful and ready in no time!

25. Chicken Picaata Meatballs

These Chicken Piccata Meatballs are a family favorite. If you’re a fan of the classic Italian dish chicken piccata, you’re going to love this meatball version. The recipe is easy to whip up and perfect served with a side of rice or pasta.

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About MaryAnn Dwyer

Hello and welcome! My name is MaryAnn and I am the recipe developer, photographer and creator of The Beach House Kitchen.

Here at the BHK it's all about delicious, easy recipes for casual entertaining. No long lists of ingredients and difficult directions, just simple, fresh and approachable recipes for delicious meals to enjoy with family and friends.

Be sure to check out my about page to learn more about me.

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  1. 20+ Fall Comfort Food Recipe Ideas (14)Traci | Vanilla And Bean

    It’s all right here! I’m all heart eyes for your dark and stormy, and those whoppie pies! What a delicious roundup Mare!


    • 20+ Fall Comfort Food Recipe Ideas (15)Mary Ann

      I LOVE fall recipes Traci! I’m a total comfort food lover!


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