25 Cozy and Crave-Worthy Holiday Casseroles

Best Green Bean Casserole in a white dish
Photo: Cynthia Ross

Easy to transport and even easier to enjoy, casseroles are essential during the holiday season. These holiday casseroles recipes will keep you and your family satisfied all season long, with classics like green bean or sweet potato casseroles, and new spins such as Brussels sprouts gratin. Simply grab your favorite casserole dish, mix together your ingredients, and bake your way to beautiful, bubbling holiday bliss.

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Creamy Chicken Cordon Bleu Casserole

Creamy Chicken Cordon Bleu Casserole
Rebekah Rose Hills

Chicken cordon bleu makes for an impressive dish, but it can be time consuming to prepare. Instead, opt for this delicious casserole version featuring all your favorite ingredients baked together with egg noodles.

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Easy Loaded Baked Potato Casserole

Easy Loaded Baked Potato Casserole in a glass dish over green check tablecloth

Instead of filling individual baked potatoes, this casserole makes it easy to layer up everyone's favorite potato toppings — Cheddar cheese sauce, bacon, and green onions — for sharing.

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Easy French Toast Casserole

Easy French Toast Casserole

This casserole is sure to be the star of your next brunch get-together. This version keeps it simple with cinnamon and brown sugar for flavoring, but recipe creator Heather Bogle suggests mixing up, saying, "we like blueberries and cream cheese, cinnamon apples, nuts, and dried fruit!"

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Cabbage Roll Casserole

Cabbage Roll Casserole on a blue and white plate
Mary Claire Lagroue

Only a handful of ingredients are needed to create this stick-to-your-ribs casserole. It encompasses all the beloved flavor of cabbage rolls, with a fraction of the prep time.

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Creamy Butternut Squash Casserole

Creamy Butternut Squash Casserole with basil
Scott Shambaugh

In season during the holidays, butternut squash's sweet and savory notes make it an ideal star for this rich casserole. With several eggs, two types of cheese, and sour cream, the result is a quiche-like texture studded with pieces of roasted butternut.

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Awesome Broccoli-Cheese Casserole

Awesome Broccoli-Cheese Casserole

When you want something decadently creamy and rich, this is the casserole for you. Chopped broccoli and onions bake together in a blend of mushroom soup, cheese, mayo, and eggs to create a dish even picky eaters will love.

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Artichoke Chicken Casserole

Artichoke Chicken Casserole on a white plate

You would never guess by looking at this impressive dish that it only takes half a dozen ingredients to create it. Chicken breasts are layered with artichoke hearts and mushrooms before getting topped with a garlicky cheese layer and baked.

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Tatertot Casserole

Tatertot Casserole
Jimmy Bahnsen

It doesn't get easier than this comforting, homey casserole. Simply brown beef in a skillet, then stir together the remaining ingredients in a casserole dish, and top it with tater tots. Voila! Good luck keeping the kids from fighting for the leftovers.

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Chef John's Sweet Potato Casserole

Chef John's Sweet Potato Casserole in a white dish
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No holiday spread is complete without a sweet potato casserole. "Unlike many sweet potato casseroles, this one is not too sweet," says Chef John. "It smells so amazing, with subtly sweet potatoes accentuated with maple syrup and a pistachio topping."

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Savory Rosemary Bread Pudding

Savory Rosemary Bread Pudding
Dawn Lim

Baking is a common passion project during the holiday season, so if you find yourself with a stale loaf of bread on hand, try out this savory spin on bread pudding. Eggs and heavy cream provide the perfect texture while olive oil, fresh rosemary, and cheese create the savory flavor.

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Easy Enchilada Casserole

Easy Enchilada Casserole

Feed a crowd, or make freezable leftovers, with this easy enchilada recipe. Cream of chicken soup and sour cream combine to make the rich sauce for the chicken tortilla filling. "Super easy to make and it tastes great," says LisaJo. "It was a big hit with my family."

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Zippy Shepherd's Pie

Shepherd's Pie in a red casserole dish

A trio of soy sauce, curry powder, and Worcestershire sauce are behind the "zippy" description of this shepherd's pie. You won't have to worry about leftovers, because no one will be able to resist second helping of this hearty casserole.

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Baked Pasta

Baked Pasta in a dish

The secret ingredient for this saucy baked pasta is a can of pre-made brown gravy. "We just loved this stuff. The brown gravy gave the sauce that 'I slaved in the kitchen all day' flavor," says reviewer Bev.

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Hash Brown Casserole

Hash Brown Casserole II

Cheesy and creamy on the inside, but crunchy on the outside, hash brown casserole is the perfect balance of flavors and textures. Not a fan of corn flakes on top? Many reviewers suggest subbing in crushed buttery crackers or French fried onions.

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Best Green Bean Casserole

Best Green Bean Casserole in a white dish
Cynthia Ross

Only four ingredients are needed to whip up this classic holiday side. And since it's ready in half an hour, you can focus on more time-consuming main dishes to go along with the casserole.

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Brussels Sprouts Gratin

Brussels Sprouts Gratin

Recipe creator Creative Caterer describes this dish as "a great way to have Brussels sprouts with a little more flair. The cream takes away the bitterness you usually find in Brussels." Layered with bits of crispy bacon, salty Parmesan, and crunchy breadcrumbs, it's sure to become a family favorite.

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Mrs. Allen's Brunch Bake

Mrs. Allen's Brunch Bake on a white plate
Baking Nana

Prep this easy brunch casserole the night before and all you need to do is pop it in the oven while everyone is opening presents. "Both sides of our family, in-laws and all, eat this Christmas morning," says recipe creator MARCELLA5.

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Mom's Baked Macaroni and Cheese

baked macaroni in a casserole dish

Condensed Cheddar cheese soup is the back bone of this baked macaroni and cheese. If you're serving a big crowd, get creative like reviewer pati_blue: "I used this recipe and baked the macaroni and cheese in cupcake liners for my son's birthday party. HUGE HIT."

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Easy Tuna Casserole

Serving of tuna macaroni casserole with peas and a crispy cheesy topping
Melissa Goff

A classic comfort food, this tuna casserole combines cream of chicken soup, Cheddar cheese, and French fried onions to create the ultimate dish.

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Sausage Casserole

Sausage Casserole
Genavee Michele Johnson

Excellent for breakfast or dinner, no matter when you serve it guests are sure to gobble up this decadent casserole. It has all of your breakfast time favorites — sausage, hash browns, and eggs — in one convenient dish.

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Puff Pastry Chicken and Leek Casserole

Serving of puff pastry-topped chicken and leek casserole
Puff Pastry Chicken and Leek Casserole. Allrecipes

Tender, savory leeks shine in this casserole's creamy chicken filling. For an extra-special touch, try swapping the dried herbs for fresh tarragon and basil.

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Quick and Easy Cinnamon Roll Casserole

Canned cinnamon rolls receive a mouthwatering makeover to create a low-prep dish that's sure to be a hit at any holiday brunch. This breakfast bake has "crowd-pleaser" written all over it.

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World's Best Lasagna

a close up view looking over the corner of a baking dish into a bubbly lasagna with a portion removed.
Allrecipes Magazine

It may require a bit of effort, but trust us — this iconic lasagna is well worth it. For a decadent holiday meal the entire family will rave over, look no further.

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Garlic Mashed Potato Casserole

It's rich, it's cheesy, it's garlicky... and as if that's not enough, this decadent potato casserole is make-ahead friendly.

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Easy Overnight Pancake Casserole with Streusel Topping

pancakes folded on a sheet pan topped with streusel topping
Easy Overnight Pancake Casserole with Streusel Topping. Allrecipes

"Absolutely Awesome! So delicious and very easy to make," says rasmith0. "I couldn't stop eating it! Next time i may double the topping. This recipe will be my go to for holidays."

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