The Top 10 Recipes of 2017, Chosen By You!
Two PB spottings. Three cheese-loaded apps. Ten totally irresistible recipes. Our Facebook fans and website visitors can't stop raving about these snacks, entrees, and desserts. And we're confident you'll follow suit after just one bite!
Four million-plus Facebook fans can't be wrong! Introducing: The most-watched food videos we've shared on Facebook and the most-visited recipes on BHG.com for 2017. From party-ready nachos and simple chicken dinners to holiday-inspired desserts and sneakily-healthy appetizers, these popular recipes will be delicious well into 2018 (and beyond).
In no particular order, here are our top 10 recipes of the year. Start your culinary bucket list now.
1. Classic Nachos
Done in just about 30 minutes and piled high with beef, beans, cheese and veggies, this appetizer is one that deserves a dedicated spot on your entertaining menu. Keep things fresh by adorning your sheet pan of goodies with different toppings each time. Our favorite combo: jalapenos, sour cream, and green onions.
Get the recipe: Classic Nachos
2. Holiday Cookie Pizza
No need to splurge on a bakery cookie pizza. With our semihomemade chocolate-peanut butter recipe, you'll get similarly scrumptious results in just half an hour. Make it fit for any holiday by switching up the color of the candies sprinkled on top.
Get the recipe: Holiday Cookie Pizza
3. Pickle Poppers
Part pickle wrap, part jalapeno popper, these easy, cheesy appetizers will win over kids and adults alike. And they require just 15 minutes of prep! For an all-ages crowd, serve the spicy pepper jelly on the side.
Get the recipe: Pickle Poppers
4. Balsamic Chicken and Vegetables
Low in calories, high in protein, and gluten-free, this 30-minute chicken recipe is a staff and fan favorite since it's as crowd-pleasing as it is delicious. Once you see how easy it is to make this skillet supper, you'll likely add it to your meal plan rotation.
Get the recipe: Balsamic Chicken and Vegetables
5. Pumpkin-Shape Meatball Biscuits
Basic meatballs get topped with cheese and pesto, then cloaked in buttery biscuit dough to make these hearty handheld snacks. (Psst...Cotton string is the secret tool that creates the cute pumpkin shape.)
Get the recipe: Pumpkin-Shape Meatball Biscuits
6. Sunday Oven Pot Roast
Whether you oven-roast or slow-cook, your beef pot roast is guaranteed to be tender when you follow our broth- and vegetable-rich recipe. Since the potatoes, parsnips, and carrots are stewed alongside the meat, your entire meal comes together in one pot.
Get the recipe: Sunday Oven Pot Roast
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7. Classic Peanut Butter Cookies
"Just like I remember from childhood," raves one BHG.com fan. Bake a batch of these sweet and salty Red Plaid cookbook gems, and they'll be the first to disappear at your bake sale, cookie exchange, or party.
Get the recipe: Classic Peanut Butter Cookies
8. Spooky Strawberry Pumpkin Patch
Instead of candy bar desserts, this fruit-forward treat was our No. 1 Facebook video this Halloween season. "Harvest" a crop of strawberries from a patch of chocolate cookie "dirt" to taste why our Test Kitchen is game to make this creative holiday recipe anytime of year.
Get the recipe: Spooky Strawberry Pumpkin Patch
9. Lemon Butter Chicken Breasts
"Exceptional taste; easy prep," is a review we get again and again about this simple chicken dinner. In just 30 minutes you can have this one-pan recipe on the table (plus a side of rice, pasta, or mashed potatoes if you multitask while the meat cooks). Talk about a weeknight win!
Get the recipe: Lemon Butter Chicken Breasts
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10. Turkey Face Veggie Tray
You won't ruffle any feathers by serving a produce-packed snack when you arrange it in this super-cute way! Our step-by-step instructions make it easy to build this healthy appetizer tray. We designed this for Thanksgiving, but there's really no wrong time to gobble it up.
Get the recipe: Turkey Face Veggie Tray
2018 Sneak Peek: Hot Food Trends and Recipes
Take a look at the culinary crazes and recipes on our Test Kitchen's radar in the year ahead:
- Hot off the presses, here are 10 exclusive recipes from our January 2018 issue.
- Slow cookers are back! But these aren't your grandma's recipes. Light and easy is the name of the set-and-forget game.
- Speaking of old being new, we're all craving comfort food and throwback recipes. Get a big wholesome "hug" from these 25 old-school dishes just as good as you remember from childhood.
- About one-third of crops grown for food is wasted each year—accounting for about 1.3 billion tons tossed. Recipes that give new life to items you may normally discard, like these brilliant ideas for pumpkin seeds, will continue to be popular.
- The Instant Pot was the tool du jour of 2017, and we're predicting that air fryers will have a moment in the 365 ahead. Here are 7 ways to use the healthy cooking gadget.
Pin our Eat This Now page to discover the latest food trends updated on a weekly basis.