The Pioneer Woman's 13 Best Comfort-Food Recipes

ree drummond comfort food chicken piccata recipe
The Recipe Critic

There’s truly no one on earth who does comfort food like Ree Drummond (aka The Pioneer Woman). Give her some cheese and some carbs and watch her sing. So when we’re looking for something warm and cozy, we turn to her first. Here are 13 of our favorite comfort-food recipes that are hearty enough for a ranch hand but just as good for a night on the couch.

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Baked in the South


Baked Ziti

With sausage, ground beef and three kinds of cheese, of course.

ree drummond comfort food chocolate peanut butter pie recipe
The Pioneer Woman


Chocolate Peanut Butter Pie

Like a big, fluffy Reese’s.

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Food and DIY


Perfect Potato Soup

Save this one for a snow day—it’s like an edible space heater.

ree drummond comfort food shepherds pie recipe
The Pioneer Woman


Freezer-Friendly Shepherd’s Cottage Pie

We’ll eat anything that’s topped with mashed potatoes.

ree drummond comfort food buttermilk fried chicken recipe
Steamy Kitchen


Buttermilk Fried Chicken

Nothing beats a classic.

ree drummond comfort food spinach artichoke pasta recipe
The Pioneer Woman


Spinach Artichoke Pasta

All the cheesy gooeyness of your favorite dip, in pasta form.

ree drummond comfort food potatoes au gratin recipe
A Treats Affair


Potatoes Au Gratin

Cheese? Check. Cream? Check. Garlic? Check.

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The Food Network


Chicken-Fried Steak with Gravy

About as decadent as you can get.

ree drummond comfort food patty melt recipe
The Pioneer Woman


Patty Melts

Skip the trip to the diner and make these classic burgers at home.

ree drummond comfort food chicken piccata recipe
The Recipe Critic


Creamy Lemon Chicken Piccata

Bonus: It’s ready in 30 minutes.

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Chocolate Sheet Cake

Perfect for birthdays. Or Tuesdays (no judgment here).

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Bev Cooks


Chicken Tortilla Soup

Serve with chips, sliced avocado and cheese (of course).

ree drummond comfort food knock you naked brownies recipe
The Pioneer Woman


Knock You Naked Brownies

The name pretty much says it all.