Pinterest Top Picks: Our 100 Most Pinned Recipes

This best-of-the-best list has something for everyone: copycat restaurant recipes, diet-friendly dishes, easy desserts and juicy chicken dinners.

Classic Meatloaf

"I have been trying to find a down-home, vintage-style meatloaf recipe for years. The search stops here!"

-CowboysChick

Cheesecake Factory Shrimp Scampi

"I was looking for the Cheesecake Factory recipe and found this awesome one! The flavor was outstanding and it tasted just like the original."

-Kim from Texas

Cheese, Potato & Smoked Sausage Casserole

"This turned out great! The potatoes were super soft. The sausage had good flavor from browning it beforehand, and the cheese sauce was delicious!"

-sun33082

Fruit Salad With Pudding

"Delicious! Even my picky son who doesn't like fruit had seconds. This is now my go-to recipe for fruit salad."

-Chef #1274599

Wendy's Frosty

"Tastes just like a Wendy's Frosty to me! It's easy, fun to make, and makes a lot. I love that it uses only three easy-to-come-by ingredients."

-CASunshine

Sour Cream Chicken Enchiladas

"This tastes like authentic Mexican food! Lots and lots of flavor. You can also add chili powder to the enchilada sauce to spice it up. Yum!"

-karen4741_12060948

Microwave Caramels

"These little caramels have a nice, soft, milky texture with a sweet taste! I used mini cutters and made some fun shapes. They would be great to serve with a slice of pie or cake, or to top off an ice cream sundae!"

-HokiesMom

Slow-Cooker Broccoli Cheese Soup

"The Velveeta thickened the soup just right. This is a great soup to throw in the slow cooker on a busy day and come back later to a warm, cheesy soup."

-*Parsley*

Butterfinger Pie

"If you enjoy a fluffy, creamy-tasting pie, this is the one for you! It's beautifully presented with crushed Butterfinger candies on top and fresh mint leaves garnishing each slice. So very easy to make!"

-Bev

Tilapia Parmesan

"The freshly grated Parmesan cheese gave the fish a delightful taste, and the broiling gave the tilapia a very lightly browned finish and made it oh so good."

-William (Uncle Bill) Anatooskin

Caramelized Baked Chicken

"So easy to put together and very yummy. I wouldn't leave anything out! I have served these as an appetizer with both a sweet-and-sour dip and a spicy chili dip, and it was delicious."

-Logan's Mommy

Carb-Free Cloud Bread

"I have used them for sandwiches, lightly toasted with jam and as burger buns! So easy, and they're low-calorie and low-carb."

-tracybittner_8011871

Slow-Cooker Macaroni & Cheese

"There is absolutely no need for dirtying a second pot! I boiled the noodles for about five minutes, then just mixed everything cold in the slow cooker, and heated it. It's amazing—gooey, stringy, creamy perfection."

-Chef #1385446

Chicken, Bacon & Tater Tot Bake

"The chicken breasts were super moist and juicy, and the potatoes held up well and had a surprising amount of flavor. It was a huge hit with the entire family!"

-Ihapn2bcookn

Weight Watchers Parmesan Chicken

"No way is this Weight Watchers! I like this better than actual breaded and fried chicken cutlets. So yummy and easy to make!"

-Chefto3

Panera Broccoli Cheese Soup

"This tastes exactly like Panera Bread's soup. I just wish I had made bread bowls to go with it! It thickened up great and tasted amazing!"

-One Happy Mama

Carrabba's Bread Dipping Sauce

"This was just lovely! The mix of herbs was spicy and delicious with bread. We dipped French bread and gobbled it up!"

-Sharon123

Girl Scout Thin Mints

"These are fabulous. They are very much like the Girl Scout Thin Mints...only better! And they taste great frozen too."

-Bunnymn

Spinach Enchiladas

"This is a vegetarian entree that will satisfy even the hardiest carnivores. I loved the cilantro cream sauce. Make sure to serve this with refried beans because the flavors go so well together."

-cookiedog

Wonderful Salsa

"I have been looking for a salsa that not only had a good consistancy, but also kept its flavor after being canned. This recipe is it! It truly is wonderful salsa!"

-NW

Cracker Barrel's Hashbrowns Casserole

"This is as close as it gets, and I've been trying to duplicate for a long time. A little more cheese and stirring about half way through really helped to crisp up the casserole. This one is a keeper!"

-LAURIE

Mexican Mess Bean Dip

"This is made with ingredients that we normally have on hand, and it's quick and easy to prepare. I topped it with some pickled jalapenos and chopped cilantro. This was the hit of our appetizer night!"

-TeresaS

Cheddar-Garlic Oven-Fried Chicken

"This is amazing! Fantastic flavor, the meat is so moist, and the coating is nice and crunchy!"

-Debbb

P. F. Chang's Mongolian Beef

"This is nothing short of amazing. It is exactly the same as P.F. Chang's, and I feel like this is one of those recipes that you just can't mess up!"

-santanic

Pumpkin Cream Cheese Muffins

"These muffins will knock ya sideways! Tender little morsels of pumpkin, cream cheese and streusel topping. Can't remember when I've made a better batch of muffins than these!"

-Laudee

All-Purpose Stir-Fry Sauce

"The flavor of this sauce is outstanding. I love it over fried rice, but it's good with all kinds of dishes."

-mommyoffour

Scalloped Potatoes

"I loved these quick and easy potatoes! I topped mine with bread crumbs for a different texture and they were delicious."

-cmitch586

Melt-In-Your-Mouth Chicken Breasts

"The flavor was so wonderful. The chicken was fork-tender, and you really didn't even need a knife for cutting. This is a wonderful and very easy dish you can just throw together."

-Jeanette G

Sweet Hawaiian Yeast Bread

"This bread is great! It's chewy on the outside and soft on the inside. You can taste the sweetness in it, especially when it cools."

-*pink*

Bears in a Bubble Bath Mini Treats

"These are super easy and super cute! I used a regular sized muffin tin and it was perfect. They taste just like a brownie and the kids loved them."

-MnTvMom

No-Bake Chocolate Cornflake Bars

"I love these. They are tasty, easy and cost efficient. Who could ask for more!"

-shellbee

Cranberry Feta Pinwheels

"These have the best flavor! The second time I made them I added sliced ham and fresh spinach. They were gone in a flash."

-Hannah Boo

Fire Crackers

"People always ask me to make these for parties. I bake them for 5 minutes so that they dry. Multigrain crackers are also good!"

-Chef #1802236307

Bayou Brownies

"These are not like your usual Brownie, but are still very good. They are also very easy to make!"

-Sheilalynne

French Fry Sauce

"This sauce is very good! Lemon juice will work if you're out of vinegar."

-4Susan

Oriental Ramen Broccoli Cole Slaw

"I made this for a dinner party last night and our pickiest guest had four helpings. They even asked to take the leftovers home!"

-GlitzyGirlTX

New Potatoes, Green Beans & Ham

"I served this as a side dish with fried chicken, but it would be a fantastic main dish as well. It would go great with cornbread!"

-LonghornMama

Easy Garlic Chicken

"This is one of my family's favorite chicken dinners! It's so easy for me, too. My family especially likes the 'sauce' made from the brown sugar, garlic and olive oil."

-Dana U.

Chicken Crescent Roll Casserole

"This was wonderful — rich, cheesy and filling! A great recipe for leftover chicken."

-Slynnk82

Pacific Blue Sangria

"I used light lemonade instead of simple syrup and lemon juice. This sangria was so yummy!"

-we4hawkeyes

Spooky Spider Deviled Eggs

"People praised about how beautiful and tasty they were!"

-James Craig

Irish Potato Candy

"I made these into little balls and dipped them in melted chocolate instead of coating them with cinnamon. They were delicious!"

-marion33

German Sauerkraut & Potato Balls

"I mixed mayonnaise and sweet hot mustard for the dipping sauce for these balls. I used Panko bread crumbs which made them extra crispy and light. These are fast, cheap and delicious!"

-MizDottie

Pork Roast with Vegetables

"The pork and veggies had an incredible rich flavor. This was the tastiest pork roast dish I have ever cooked!"

-Sandra K.

Cookies 'n' Cream Tortoni

"This tastes just like ice cream but without the guilt. I made them with sugar-free, fat-free pudding cups and did not miss the sugar at all. My fiance and I both loved them!"

-Queenkungfu

Red Lobster Lobster Pizza

"I used crab meat instead of the lobster and it worked great. I will definitely make it again soon!"

-laney_strobel

Emeril's Three Cheese Risotto

"I added a pinch more of each of the three kinds of cheese. We enjoyed a lot of cheese and strong flavor. Awesome!"

-Wildflour

The Best Ever Waffles

"Yum! Fluffy waffles that are crisp on the outside and moist on the inside."

-SaraFish

Old-Fashioned Onion Rings

"I loved the seasoning salt! These onion rings ended up being delicious and crunchy, far bigger than ones from supermarkets and fast food places."

-weekend cooker

Cinnamon Roll Waffles

"These waffles tasted just like cinnamon rolls. I would be happy to make these waffles for any meal of the day. Delightful!"

-Sydney Mike

The Best Ever Pancake

"This is a great recipe! We now have these yummy pancakes every Saturday morning."

-margy.kenney

Classic Meatloaf

"I have been trying to find a down-home, vintage-style meatloaf recipe for years. The search stops here!"

-CowboysChick

Cheesy Hamburger Casserole

"This is a great comforting, home-style dish. I will definitely make it again, because it really is cheap eating at its best."

-The Daycare Lady

T. G. I. Friday's Mudslide

"We added a big dollop of Nutella, banana and honey, topped it with some whipped cream and Irish cream coffee powder. Decadent!"

-TiaCalenture

Lemon Pound Cake

"This cake was awesome — not too sweet. I also added about a teaspoon of lemon extract to bring out more of the lemon flavor."

-amyandnip

Applesauce Pancakes

"Made these with unsweetened applesauce and they didn't need any additional sugar!"

-AZPARZYCH

The Old Spaghetti Factory's Clam Sauce

"I would recommend this recipe to busy moms! It didn't take much longer than opening up a jar of flavorless sauce from a local supermarket. YUM!"

-nurserattchett

Italian Stuffed Artichokes

"Once you've had artichokes fixed this way, you'll always want them this way. We put a slice of lemon on top of each artichoke."

-Pepina Rae

Southern Green Beans & Potatoes

"Potatoes make a good addition to the dish, and they blend well with the green beans. I added about 1/4 cup of finely chopped onions for a flavor."

-Seasoned Cook

Banana Blueberry Muffins

"These muffins are fabulous. I sometimes add strawberries or peaches and chopped walnuts to the batter. They are versatile and delicious!"

-Susanna Punzo

Hamburger Buns (Bread Machine)

"These are great! I use this recipe a lot during summer, and I enjoy receiving the rave reviews from my friends and family."

-Whindletonsl8444

Garlic Quinoa

"This is a delicious way to serve quinoa. We now make this often!"

-AndMyHouse

Bacon-Wrapped Chicken Breasts

"This dish is easy to put together and so flavorful."

-Dawn

Apple Crisp

"Out of all the apple crisp recipes I've tried, this is the best. It has a great fruit-to-topping ratio and the apples aren't too mushy."

-Chef #1162224

Pineapple Meatballs

"Excellent appetizer! Friends loved the sauce and the meatballs. Ingredients were right on!"

-Cdawson127

Spinach Artichoke Dip

"I agree with other reviewers — this is the creamiest spinach artichoke recipe out there."

-Scott D

Creamy Cajun Chicken Pasta

"By far, one of the easiest, best dinner recipes I’ve made from this site. I’ve made it several times. This tastes like something you would order from a restaurant!"

-AndreaVT96

Olive Garden Stuffed Mushrooms (Copycat)

"So good! I love Olive Garden stuffed mushrooms, now I can make them at home and save the $9 I pay just for six. Put lemon on top after cooking and it's a little piece of heaven."

-Tania R

Peanut Butter Pork Tenderloin

"Delicious! We didnt have any pineapple preserves, so we used apricot jelly instead. When all the pork was gone, we just started eating the leftover sauce with a spoon!"

-ctitheco

Fruity Pebbles No-Bake Cheesecake

Cereal in the crust and in the filling make this pie super easy.

Tequila Lime Chicken

"I loved the lime flavor in the chicken — it gave it a slight kick at the end of every bite and really put my tastebuds into gear! I loved the smell and the taste!"

-sesstina

Copycat P.F. Chang's Singapore Street Noodles

"I've made this several times to rave reviews. I put chicken in half and the other half is all veggies for our vegetarian daughter. What a meal!"

-farmerlou1

Traditional Irish Shepherd's Pie

"Superb recipe for a traditional comfort food. The red wine, Worcestershire sauce and thyme took it to a new level. Will definitely be keeping this recipe."

-Rebecca W

Oreo & Peanut Butter Brownie Cupcakes

"Easy peasy and delicious! Very impressive in a cupcake - all the layers with just the right amount of peanut butter/Oreo filling/Oreo cookie/brownie. Flavors worked together perfectly."

-Toogermagee

Chicago Italian Beef

"This recipe was easy to follow and turned out great! It was a hit when my parents visited from Chicago. Brought me back to my childhood."

-John E

Mango Salsa

"The jalapeno adds the perfect amount of zing to this salsa, and the rest of the ingredients compliment each other nicely. Yum!"

-Barbell Bunny

Fish Tacos & Cilantro Coleslaw

"I rarely come back to write a review for anything, but this was one of the best meals I've made at home. Probably the best fish tacos I've had anywhere, and relatively healthy to boot."

-Doug M

Grandma's Sloppy Joes

"I made this recipe tonight in preparation for a family gathering for Father's Day. I was floored at how quick and easy it was to make these. Most of all I was blown away by the flavor... delicious!"

-Luv II Bake

The Best Biryani

"I had never tasted a biryani before and was curious why is it so popular, and now I see why! I'm very happy I saw this recipe, thank you so much for sharing. I will be making this again."

-Arl J

Kahlua Fudge

"Five stars for a great recipe that can be easily adapted to personal tastes and still turn out fabulous. This is so good. Rich and very decadent."

-katiekelly25_5483223

Quiche Lorraine

"Very easy, very cheesy! I used bacon instead of ham but otherwise followed the recipe. Far more straighforward than most other quiche recipes, yet all that great taste."

-stormylee

Soft Snickerdoodle Cookies

"I read lots of the reviews and they do not do justice to how awesome these cookies are! I can hardly stop eating them.”

-ak2uruguay

Chicken Marsala

"Elegant meal that tastes like you have been slaving over a hot stove all day with only 30 minutes from fridge to table!

-Jamie in North Caro

Chicken & Mushroom Risotto

"Great recipe, very easy to follow, as it was my first attempt! To give a Spanish twist I added chorizo and pancetta which worked really well together. Very tasty indeed!"

-Miss_D_Spain

15-Minute Shrimp Scampi

"This is a go-to favorite in my family. We do add crushed red pepper flakes to kick up the flavor a bit and I added 10 cloves of garlic — we love garlic in our house. Serve with crusty bread and you'll be happy!"

-mmshimko

Peach Cobbler Dump Cake

"This cake gets major points for being easy, while also so buttery and rich! The directions are perfect."

-evewitch

Grilled Chicken Breast With Barbecue Glaze

"Moist and tender — great combination of flavors. Loved the fresh ginger. The mayo helps keep the chicken moist, without overwhelming it."

-LonghornMama

Cocoa Chocolate Chip Banana Pancakes

"These are delicious, chocolaty pancakes with high fiber, reduced fat, reduced sugar and even some fruit snuck in there (shh... don't tell!). Very yummy, very satisfying."

-I Cant Believe Its

Easy Crock Pot Salsa Chicken

"With such simple ingredients, I really wasn't expecting much... boy was I wrong! This was so delicious. It tasted better than something you would order from a restaurant! You can't go wrong with this recipe."

-rah2raa

Quinoa Greek Salad

"This recipe taught me the versatility of quinoa. Using the chicken broth to cook it in was just delicious. It would be great as a replacement for the rice recipes that we normally eat."

-Catfuzz

Creamy Macaroni Salad

"Excellent flavor! I usually find mac salad to be bland, but this one with all of its "add-ins" was right on the money!"

-Richard-NYC

Texas Red Enchilada Sauce

"It was fast and easy to put together and so delicious! Everyone loved it, including my extremely picky 11-year-old niece. I will never buy store-bought again with this recipe added to my collection."

-Feisty Redhead

Red Velvet Angel Food Cake

"This Southern classic has been retooled into a 4-inch-high angel food cake that’s chocolatey, rich, moist and of course, bright red."

-Meredith F

Best Beer Margarita

"This is just delicious! It's very refreshing and not too sweet. I'm on my third one and I'm not planning on sharing with anyone. This will be in my fridge all summer!"

-MrsGeorge

Creme Brulee

"The brulee was perfection, beautifully flavored by the vanilla bean, sweet, creamy and rich, with a nice hard crystallized candy topping.”

-Baby Kato

Light and Fluffy Pumpkin Pancakes

"These are light, fluffy, and healthy with low sugar and the addition of pumpkin. Use buttermilk for a higher rise and softer cake."

-One_sweetipete

Steamed Pork & Scallion Dumplings

"These dumplings are stuffed with a savory pork and scallion filling then steamed to perfection. The dipping sauce is salty and sweet with a just a hint of chili oil."

-Arlyn Osborne

Best Cherry Pie

"This was the best cherry pie we've had. I particularly liked the fact that it was not made from a pre-made caned filling. It was easy to make, and came out looking and tasting perfect!"

-V.A.718

Guinness Beef Stew in a Crock Pot

"So good and rich. My only regret was that I was actually home while it cooked all day and had to smell the wonderful aroma for 8 hours."

-Juliegirl

Creme Brulee French Toast

"Love the custard texture with the bread. I used a loaf of sourdough. Served a piece of the bread then spooned the caramel sauce left in the pan over each piece. Sweet and rich, great occasional indulgence."

-DianaEatingRichly

Copycat Chipotle Grilled Adobo Chicken Burrito

"Some say the burrito is the perfect food. It comes in it’s own wrapper, it is filled with the most delicious things.... I say Chipotles Grilled Adobo Burrito pretty much has that covered."

-EmKenBken

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