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5 Goat Cheese Comfort Food Recipes and Childhood Favorites

Who says comfort food can’t be exciting? Goat cheese livens up these five soul-nourishing, kid-friendly recipes.

mac n cheese comfort food childhood favorite

Although you’re used to dazzling your guests with tantalizing new recipes, we all know what it’s like to long for some good ol’ feel-good food.

Sometimes it’s a matter of satisfying your nostalgic taste buds, other times you’re tasked with serving up a simple yet delicious dish for eaters of all ages to enjoy. But everyone has a right to take a break from exotic, more adventurous cooking every now and then for the sake of prepping a childhood favorite recipe.

However, a classic meal never needs to lack character. Next time you’re craving the kind of cooking that’ll fill you with warmth and contentment, boost your beloved favorites with fresh-tasting goat cheese.

These recipes have been delighting children and adults alike for generations, but with goat cheese, they’ll taste even better than you remember.

Cheese Bacon Potato Boats Recipe

This kid-friendly goat cheese appetizer recipe is perfect for holiday hosting when you’ve got to account for a range of palettes. Featuring a melted mix of our decadent Evalon and creamy Raw Goat Cheddar, bacon crumbles, diced green onions, and a bit of sour cream, this crispy goat cheese bacon potato boat recipe will please almost any guest.

chili lime goat cheese quesadillas

Quesadillas are another comforting appetizer made awesome with goat cheese. Between these delicately browned tortillas is a warm, refreshing blend of Chili Lime Goat Cheese, sweet corn, and freshly chopped zucchini, green onions, and cilantro. Cut into wonderful wedges and topped with pico de gallo and avocado, this goat cheese quesadilla recipe is as invigorating as it is irresistible.

roasted garlic, chive, and goat cheddar mashed potatoes

Now, really, is there a more comforting food than this? There may be no surer hosting hack than whipping up a mouthwatering bowl of mashed potatoes—particularly when you blend your batch with roasted garlic, fresh chives, and rich, shredded LaClare Goat Cheddar. No gravy needed for these savory spuds; goat cheese mashed potatoes are a sumptuous standalone side.

baked goat cheese mac n cheese

Macaroni and cheese is another universally beloved comfort food, but a tangy addition of Original Goat Cheese can transform this childhood favorite into a gourmet delight. This kid-friendly baked mac and goat cheese recipe is picky-eater approved, and impeccably seasoned with oregano, thyme, red pepper, and nutmeg, then topped with panko breadcrumbs. It’s an updated version of this classic dinner recipe that’ll fill your friends and family with fresh-baked flavor.

blueberry vanilla goat cheese cookies

This goat cheese dessert recipe from chic Chicago eatery Big Kids is perfect for kids of all sizes (no, not those kids). These sweet, lemony treats have their delectable tartness balanced by a topping of our Rolled Blueberry Vanilla Goat Cheese, with our chèvre serving as the icing on the cookie. These fruity, crunchable, creamy goat cheese cookies are pure satisfaction, like a dense and chewy cookie recipe from childhood.

More Goat Cheese Recipes and Remedies

Whether you need a popular and palatable appetizer, side, entrée, or dessert for a family get-together, or if you’re just in the mood to serve up some old-school satisfaction for yourself, these five recipes are just the beginning. Check out the full list of our goat cheese recipes—all of which are sure to hit the spot.


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