All-Time Reader Favorite Recipes

Hello, friends!

Since establishing this blog in 2012, there has been a consistency.

A consistency in the recipes you all just love!

Here is a list of the top 10 all-time reader favorite recipes, and I’m sure at least one of them will become your new favorite as well!



Individual Frozen Key Lime Pies




Key Lime Pie, cute little no-bake pies that will have your family raving for more!

These individual frozen key lime pies are an easy, mini version of your favorite summertime dessert.

I took the flavors of key lime pie and turned it into these adorable individual frozen key lime pies, and guess what?! They taste shockingly close to the original! But, more refreshing being ice cold, YUM!

Get the recipe by clicking here!

Reader Reviews:

“I made these for the fam to celebrate Canada Day! They eat them up so fast and the small individuals teaches the kids to slow their roll, and wait ’til later to have seconds – Abby”

“This is a wonderful recipe! I was feeling the winter blues and this made me feel so much better. I will defiantly be making this more than once this summer! Thank you – Elisha”



Reindeer Chow Muddy Buddies




One holiday treat my family always makes is puppy chow!

Or, more commonly known as muddy buddies.

I doctored them up a little for more of a festive flair by adding holiday m&ms! I KNOW you’re going to love these!!

Find the recipe by clicking here

Reader reviews:

“This looks so fun and festive – and I’m such a sucker for muddy buddies! Thanks for sharing. – Kalyn”

“Wonderful for munching on while you watch a sweet Hallmark Christmas movie too ? – Katherine”



Cinnamon Cream Cheese Cookies




Cinnamon Cream Cheese Cookies are an easy, tender cookie bursting with cinnamon sugar.

These cinnamon cream cheese cookies make for the perfect Christmas (or anytime!) cookie!

AKA snickerdoodles on steroids!

These cinnamon cream cheese cookies remind me of snickerdoodles, however, they have the texture of meltaways.

Click here for the recipe.

What our readers are saying:

“Oh god! I just made them they are soooooo good!!! – Kamal”

“Just took my first pan out of the oven – omg, my tester cookie (though still warm, and just slightly undone in the middle due to my fear of over baking) is AMAZING. So soft. So tender. And yes, I put cinnamon in the dough, so this bite I’m chewing as I type is heavenly! Thank you so much for this recipe! I’ll be making it every Christmas, I’m sure! – Amanda”



Golden Oreo Strawberry Cheesecake Bars




Golden Oreo Strawberry Cheesecake Bars, golden Oreo crust with a creamy cheesecake filling, and strawberry sauce.

An out of this world, summer-time dessert, you will make these Golden Oreo Strawberry Cheesecake Bars again and again!

They have everything I love…. oreos, strawberries, cheesecake all in a little hand held bar!

Find the recipe by clicking here.

What our readers are saying about this recipe:

“I made these for my husband and I tonight and we DIED!!!! Oh wow these were so good. The absolute BEST cheesecake layer. Next time I want to put more oreos into the crust. I can’t get enough of that golden oreo taste! Thanks for this recipe! I will be saving this one for sure! – Jessica”

“Made these yesterday….they got the most amazing reviews from the family I’ve gotten in years! They absolutely LOVED them!! – Dawn”



Christmas Tree Meringue Cookies




Aren’t these Christmas Tree Meringue Cookies the cutest?!

These meringue cookies are so flipping easy and delicious! I used almond extract for mine but you can substitute any flavor your love!

Click here for the recipe!

Reader Reviews:

“They are in the oven now! I’m no artist but I think they are adorable. I’m very excited… – Jessica”

“I made these this evening to take on a cookie tray to my Uncle’s nursing home. They are adorable!! I’m going to make them again for our family Christmas gathering. They’re sure to be a big hit!! They were so easy and turned out great!! I followed your directions to the “T”. Perfect!! Thank you so much for sharing!! – Linda”


Monterey Chicken – Chili’s Copycat Recipe




Monterey chicken, an easy grilled bbq chicken topped with BACON and melty cheese.

This Monterey chicken recipe is a fun chili’s copycat recipe and perfect for any weeknight meal.

I love the combination of bacon, cheese, and bbq sauce. I’ve made chicken Monterey at home a couple times in the oven but taking it out on the grill is where it’s at!

Click here for the recipe!

Reader Recipe Reviews:

“Made this tonight. Awesome. I brined the chicken first and sprinkled fresh avocado and tomato with the bacon over the top. It was a surefire hit. Thank you. Will become part of our summer grilling rotation. – Tim”

“I’ve been looking for a monterey chicken copycat recipe, and decided to go with this. I made it tonight, and it was AWESOME! Thanks for this recipe. I cooked the chicken in a skillet and used precooked bacon for ease, and it was absolutely delicious. So EASY to whip up, and so tasty. We had seasoned oven fries and garlic Parmesan corn on the cob for sides. Very satisfying meal and it will be in regular rotation! – Kelly”


No-Bake Raspberry Cheesecake Bites




These little cheesecake bites are so cute and easy, and are sure to curb your cheesecake craving in a jif!

The recipe for these I just came up with randomly. The filling is very similar to the cherry icebox cheesecake I made.

I hope you enjoy these little cuties, we sure did!

Click here for the recipe!

Here is what our readers are saying:

“Delish and perfect for Spring, Dana! – Jamie”

“What a clever dessert idea! – Jennifer”


Homemade Chicken Tenders




Chicken tenders are definitely one of those comforts you can find everywhere. But, have you thought of making them yourself?

With this recipe, they are much more flavorful and easier than you would think!

Super crunchy outside and moist, tender chicken inside, serve with your favorite dipping sauce or by themselves… they’re that good!

Click here for the recipe!

What readers are saying:

“This is the best chicken tenders recipe and technique ever tried. Pure genious! My family loved me. – Miriam”

“Oh my gosh, I don’t think I’ll ever go back to the usual flour/egg/breadcrumbs combo. These were awesome! Very easy recipe. – Naya”


Banana Cupcakes with Brown Sugar Frosting




Banana Cupcakes, light, moist cupcakes topped with THE BEST brown sugar frosting.

These banana cupcakes will become your go-to recipe, guaranteed!

If you are looking for a knock-out banana cupcake recipe you have come to the right blog!

These seriously are some of the best cupcakes I’ve ever made and tasted.

Click here for the recipe!

Reader reviews:

“I made these cupcakes last night and brought them into work this morning. My co-workers loved them! I had one after I had made my batch and the frosting really is awesome! – Stephanie”

“Made theses for my Mom for her birthday! Been a while since I have baked. Your instructions were perfect, and made me feel like a star baker. Thanks for posting them! – Corri”

Beef and Broccoli – Better Than Takeout




Beef and Broccoli, tender flank steak marinated and seared at a high temp, mixed with broccoli in a thick soy-based gravy, like your favorite takeout, but better!

This beef and broccoli recipe uses simple pantry ingredients and is super easy to throw together.

Beef and Broccoli… this recipe is truly better than any takeout restaurant I have had!

Get the recipe by clicking here.

Reader reviews:

“I’ve made this twice now! It’s SO good! Made it with steak the 1st time and altered it tonight with chicken breast and chicken broth (in place of beef stock). Both ways are fantastic! Love Chinese food and I love being able to make it at home and know how many calories we are ingesting. I could seriously lick the pan with that sauce. So so good! – Alli”

“Wow! Made this tonight for dinner, it was amazing. I usually buy regular soy sauce, but so glad this recipe called for low sodium. It was perfect, the sauce thickened beautifully and this dish tasted so great over rice. Looked pretty too! This recipe is a keeper! – Crissy”


Which recipe is your family favorite?!

I’d love to hear about it in the comments below.

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