22 Guilty Pleasure Recipes for Indulgent Eating from Yardbarker

22 Guilty Pleasure Recipes for Indulgent Eating from Yardbarker

22 Guilty Pleasure Recipes to Satisfy Your Cravings


A healthy diet is important, but sometimes you just need to indulge in a cheat meal or a comforting favorite food. These 22 recipes range from classic, calorie and carb-heavy meals to greasy pub fare and decadent desserts. Whether you're in the mood for something savory or sweet, there's a guilty pleasure recipe to satisfy your cravings.


  • Potatoes
  • Pasta
  • Tuna
  • Marshmallows
  • Mandarin oranges (canned)
  • Maraschino cherries (jarred)
  • Heavy cream
  • Sour cream
  • Powdered sugar
  • Bacon
  • Dates
  • Goat cheese
  • Biscuits
  • White flour
  • Sausage gravy
  • All-beef frank
  • Sliced tomato
  • Chopped onion
  • Sport peppers
  • Dill pickle
  • Relish
  • Mustard
  • Cheeseburger toppings (hamburger, pickles, ketchup, mustard)
  • French fries
  • Cheese sauce
  • Ground beef
  • Sour cream
  • Waffles mix
  • Cocoa powder
  • Chocolate chips
  • Whipped cream
  • Ice cream
  • Brown sugar
  • Cinnamon rolls
  • Candy bars
  • Doritos
  • Cheese
  • Fettuccine
  • Heavy cream
  • Butter
  • Parmesan cheese
  • Cod, Haddock, or Halibut
  • French onion dip mix
  • Potato chips
  • Funfetti cake mix
  • Cream cheese
  • Jalapenos
  • Bacon bits
  • Glazed donuts
  • Nutella
  • Peanut butter
  • Vanilla extract
  • Macaroni
  • Pulled pork
  • Shells
  • Ricotta cheese
  • Marinara sauce
  • Smoked paprika
  • Ramen
  • Eggs
  • Shiitake mushrooms
  • Kale
  • Carrots


  1. Mix potatoes, pasta or tuna with dressing made from heavy cream, sour cream, and powdered sugar for a fake salad dish
  2. Stuff dates with goat cheese and wrap in bacon before grilling for a savory appetizer
  3. Bake biscuits and top with sausage gravy for a heavy and filling breakfast
  4. Create a cheeseburger pizza with hamburger meat, pickles, ketchup, and mustard
  5. Top an all-beef frankfurter with tomato, onion, sport peppers, dill pickle, relish, mustard, and celery salt for the classic Chicago-style hot dog
  6. Bread chicken breasts and fry to make your own crispy chicken nuggets
  7. Make loaded fries with cheese sauce, beef, beans, and sour cream for a hearty snack or side
  8. Mix cocoa powder and chocolate chips into waffle mix for double chocolate waffles
  9. Bake cinnamon rolls in a slow-cooker to create extra-sweet and decadent breakfast rolls
  10. Deep fry candy bars for an ultra-indulgent dessert treat
  11. Create nachos with your favorite flavor of Doritos and top with your favorite toppings
  12. Cook fettuccine with butter, heavy cream, and parmesan cheese for a creamy pasta dish
  13. Fry up fish and chips at home with a recipe that uses haddock, halibut, or cod
  14. Mix butter, cream cheese, mayo, and onion to make French onion dip and pair with potato chips for a classic snack combo
  15. Bake funfetti cupcakes with cream cheese frosting for a festive sweet treat
  16. Stuff jalapenos with cream cheese and cheddar cheese, wrap in bacon, and deep fry for a spicy appetizer
  17. Create a Luther Burger with two halves of a glazed donut as the bun, adding bacon, cheese, and whatever other toppings you desire
  18. Make crepes with Nutella and powdered sugar, adding fruit or whipped cream to make them even more decadent
  19. Blend milk, ice cream, peanut butter, and vanilla extract to make a creamy peanut butter milkshake, adding toppings like whipped cream and Reese's Pieces for extra indulgence
  20. Serve mac & cheese topped with pulled pork and barbecue sauce for a smoky and cheesy meal
  21. Stuff shells with ricotta cheese and bake in marinara sauce for a classic Italian dish
  22. Cook ramen with shiitake mushrooms, kale, and carrot for a healthier upgrade to the college staple

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