Our Top 100 Reader Favorite Recipes: The Best Recipes of 2012
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Discover what recipes were the most popular in 2012, as voted on by fans like you. This guide to Our Top 100 Reader Favorite Recipes has everything from easy cake recipes to awesome chicken dinner recipes. Browse all of The Best Recipes of 2012 right here.
Our Top 100 Reader Favorite Recipes: The Best Recipes of 2012
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What better way to kick off our collection of the best recipes of 2012 than with a sweet treat? These recipes for dessert are a surefire hit with any crowd.
- Cake Mix Cinnamon Rolls
- No-Bake Peanut Butter Balls
- No-Bake White Trash Candy
- 5-Minute No-Bake Cookies (shown above)
- Cowboy Candy Bars
- Copycat Krispy Kreme Doughnuts
- 6-Minute Miracle Cookies
- Extra Gooey Caramel Apple Cupcakes (shown above)
- Better Than Sex Layered Dessert
- Island Sticky Puffs (shown above)
- Wendy's Frosty
- Mississippi Mud No-Bake Cookies
- "Very Special" Brownies
- Old Time Fudge
- Heavenly Cinnamon Rolls (shown above)
Easy pie recipes are great for special occasions or just an everyday treat. Here are five of our readers' favorite pies.
- Old Fashioned Funeral Pie (#1 of the year!)
- Five Layer Pecan Pie
- Summertime Strawberry Pie (shown above)
- Special Easy Boston Cream Pie (shown above)
- Wicked Whoopie Pie
Whether they're chocolaty or fruity, from a cake mix or from scratch, recipes for cake are always a favorite. Below are 16 of our top picks for delicious cake creations.
- Orange Blossom Cake (shown above)
- Pumpkin Poke Cake
- Pumpkin Dump Cake
- Old Fashioned Ice Box Cake
- "Secret" Ingredient Cake Mix Cake (shown above)
- Effortless Berry Pound Cake
- Three Ways to Heaven Cake
- Lemon Dream Cake
- Ultimate Banana Split Icebox Cake (shown at top of page)
- Three Layer Hummingbird Cake
- Outrageously Moist Coconut Cake
- Easy Chocolate Fudge Cake
- Easy Hawaiian Dump Cake
- In Your Dreams Jello Cake
- Boston Cream Poke Cake
- 3-Minute Cinnamon Roll Mug Cake (shown above)
Recipes for bread sometimes don't get the respect they deserve. Here we're sharing 6 bread and biscuit recipes that will be the star of your next meal.
- Hobo Bread
- Easy Cast Iron Skillet Biscuits (shown above)
- Overnight Angel Biscuits (shown at top of page)
- Copycat Texas Roadhouse Rolls (shown above)
- Old-Fashioned Bishop's Bread
Yeehaw Cowboy Bread
Recipes with chicken are a staple in most households, and for good reason. Here are some of the chicken dinners our readers loved the most this year.
- Cracker Barrel-Inspired Chicken & Dumplings
- Chicken Pillows (shown above)
- Easiest Ever Baked Chicken (shown above)
- Chicken Salad Casserole (shown at top of page)
- Easy Orange Chicken
- Too Easy Chicken Fingers
- Stupid Chicken
- Sunny Day Slow Cooker Chicken
- Slow Cooker "Fried" Chicken
- Chicken Puffs
- Best Oven Fried Chicken
Crunchy No-Fry Chicken
- Hamburger Crunch
- Insanely Easy Skillet Beef Stroganoff (shown above)
- Zesty Slow Cooker Italian Pot Roast (shown above)
- Hamburger Meal in One
Casseroles and bakes are wonderful solutions for easy weeknight meals. Browse this collection of our 12 favorite recipes for casseroles for inspiration.
- Lazy Pizza Pasta Casserole
- Summer Cabbage Casserole
- Creamy Alfredo Potato Casserole
- Best Make Ahead Breakfast Casserole
- Super Easy Cabbage Casserole
- Aunt Ida's Potato Casserole
- Cheesy Hot Dog Casserole
- Cowboy Casserole (shown above)
- Country Chicken Casserole (shown above)
- No Fuss Fritos Casserole
- Crazy Easy Ritz Casserole
Gooey Potato Bake (shown at top of page)
Soup is one of those dishes that's just better when it's made from scratch. With this collection of easy recipes for soup, you have 7 different homemade dishes to choose from.
- Creamy Home-Style Potato Soup (shown above)
- Olive Garden's Zuppa Toscana
- Weeknight Italian Wedding Soup
- Classic Creamy Potato Soup
- Fresh Corn on the Cob Soup
- Slow Cooker Baked Potato Soup
Olive Garden's Pasta e Fagioli Soup
Salads, especially deli salads, are always a winning dish, especially in the warm summer months. Here are the top 5 best salad recipes according to our readers.
- Summer Broccoli Salad
- Watermelon Salad (shown above)
- 7-Up Salad
- The Best Broccoli Salad
Old Fashioned Macaroni Salad (shown above)
Amish cooking is all about simplicity and great flavor. Make a delicious, old-fashioned meal by following any of these 6 reader favorite Amish recipes.
- Amish Breakfast Puffs (shown above)
- Amish Country Cinnamon Rolls
- Amish Style Strawberry Pie
- Amish Friendship Cake
- Addictive Amish Applesauce Cake
Awesome Amish Biscuits
When cooking on a budget, you're always on the lookout for great recipes for cheap. Here are 7 of our favorite budget-friendly meal ideas.
- Hobo Potatoes
- Easy Poor Man Dumplings
- Lazy Man's Cheap Cabbage Rolls
- Beggar's Breakfast Casserole
- No Fuss Cabbage Fritters (shown above)
- Frugal Husband's Baked Bean Casserole
- Dollar Store Cornbread
Craving even more awesome recipes? The 5 reader favorite recipes below round out our list of the best recipes of 2012, so enjoy!
- Too Easy Egg & Cheese Breakfast Cups (shown above)
- Simple Chicken Fried Pork Chops
- One Pot Cowboy Pie
- No Fail Comfort Pot Pie
- Super Easy Layered Dip (shown above)
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