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11/15/2013 12:54 pm ET Updated Jan 23, 2014

10 Heart-Melting Cheesy Comfort Foods Including Pumpkin Mac & Cheese

Sorry hot cocoa, you've been replaced by rich, creamy cheese for this season's go-to comfort snack. Although, are you surprised? We'd rather be burning our tongues on steamy bacon double cheeseburger bites oozing cheddar than watered down hot chocolate.

In celebration of this groundbreaking revelation, we've compiled a list of the most mouthwatering, snuggle-up-by-the fireside cheese recipes. Because it's the holidays, and everyone knows that's the best time to bring out your inner fat kid.

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Bacon Double Cheeseburger Bite Size Puffs

Recipe: Slow Roasted Italian

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Cheddar, Chicken & Cranberry Stuffed Baked Sweet Potatoes

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Recipe: Sargento

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Pepperoni & Cheese "Calzonies"

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Recipe: Cozy Apron

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4 State Mac & Cheese with Porcini Mushrooms

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Recipe: Sargento

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Mini Cheese, Ham, and Olives Pizza

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Recipe: Ty Life

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Pumpkin Macaroni and Cheese

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Recipe: Cooking and Beer

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Crêpes with Caramelized Apples and Creamy Ricotta Filling

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Recipe: Julia"s Album

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Scalloped Potatoes with Cheese

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Recipe: Sargento

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Purple Cauliflower Cheese

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Recipe: Food Opera

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Apricot Cheese Squares

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Recipe: Little B Cooks

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H/T Sargento, Tasteologie, Tastespotting