The Cozy Cook
A plate of golden chicken nuggets on a white plate with sweet and sour sauce.

Homemade Chicken Nuggets

These homemade Chicken Nuggets are made with ground chicken and panko breadcrumbs. They can be oven baked,  fried, or cooked in the airfryer. Your kids will love to eat these and can even help you make them!

Potato Skins on a plate topped with cheese, bacon, and green onions.

Potato Skins

These crispy baked Potato Skins are easy to make with cheddar cheese, bacon, green onions, and sour cream. The skins themselves are brushed with bacon drippings and sprinkled with kosher salt for the ultimate restaurant quality appetizer or snack...

Crab Rangoon Recipe

This easy Crab Rangoon recipe can be baked, fried, or air fried. You can even make it ahead of time!  This easy appetizer idea is perfect for feeding a crowd. Be sure to try my SWEET Cream Cheese Wontons...

A cast iron skillet with beer cheese dip with a soft pretzel being dipped in it.

Beer Cheese Dip

This easy Beer Cheese Dip recipe is perfect for serving with pretzels, bread, vegetables, and chips! Keep it warm in the Crock Pot or in a Fondue Pot for easy snacking and entertaining. Make it with a variety of...

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Skillet Potatoes

These cast iron skillet potatoes are extra crispy and can be served with caramelized onions, garlic, and an easy seasoning blend. Serve them up with eggs and buttermilk biscuits for breakfast or enjoy them with a steak for dinner.

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Bacon Ranch Cheese Ball

This classic Bacon Ranch Cheese Ball recipe is made with crispy bacon, ranch seasoning, cream cheese, and cheddar. Serve it as one big ball or smaller ball bites. This make-ahead appetizer is a great way to feed a crowd!

A skillet with creamy tomato pasta with kitchen tongs.

Creamy Tomato Pasta

This Creamy Tomato Pasta recipe is an easy 20-minute meal that pairs perfectly with chicken, shrimp, spinach, mushrooms, and more! Be sure to serve this with my Baked Chicken Parmesan and Cheesy Garlic Bread.

A white bowl with a spoon scooping up Panera Broccoli Cheddar Soup.

Broccoli Cheddar Soup

This creamy Broccoli Cheddar Soup recipe is easy to make at home with simple ingredients and the best flavor! There are 3 different ways to thicken it and lots of PRO tips to make sure it is truly restaurant...

Crispy Chicken Salad with breaded chicken strips, lettuce, tomatoes, hard boiled eggs, cheese, and crispy tortilla crisps.

Crispy Chicken Salad

This Crispy Chicken Salad is so easy to make at home and tastes just like the version from Friendly’s! Serve it with my homemade honey mustard and crispy chicken strips over a bed of lettuce with tomatoes, hard boiled...

Honey Mustard in a white bowl with a spoon pouring it out.

Honey Mustard Sauce

This creamy honey mustard makes a perfect dipping sauce, salad dressing, or addition to pork and chicken! It takes minutes to make and has the perfect balance of simple flavors. Be sure to serve this with my Crispy Chicken...

A white bowl full of beer cheese soup topped with green onions and bacon with a spoon in the background.

Beer Cheese Soup

This simple beer cheese soup recipe can be made with a variety of cheeses and any kind of beer from Guinness to Bud Light! Caramelized onions in the broth add great depth of flavor, along with crispy bacon and...

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