Top 10 Recipes of 2010

We're celebrating the most popular recipes of the past year - a mix of copycat favorites, slow-cooker staples and a must-try dessert or two. How many have you made?

#1 - P.F. Changs Chicken Lettuce Wraps

"I can't believe how wonderful these turned out! I probably won't be paying $7 to $8 for an appetizer anymore when I can make it at home for a lot less!"

-cookin' nurse

#2 - Better Than Olive Garden Alfredo Sauce

Made from several recipes combined together, this alfredo sauce is definitely a dish to impress guests with. Just add your choice of meat: chicken, shrimp or even crab.

#3 - Fannie Farmer's Classic Baked Macaroni and Cheese

From the 1946 edition of Fannie Farmer's Boston Cooking School Cookbook, this recipe is hands down the best for traditional, homemade baked macaroni and cheese.

#4 - The Best Chili You Will Ever Taste

The secrets to this popular chili's success: beer, cocoa and coffee.

#5 - Pulled Pork (Crock Pot)

You'd never guess this slow-cooked pork was cooked in ginger ale. Bring it along to a potluck or freeze the leftovers for quick weeknight meals.

#6 - Soft Snickerdoodle Cookies

"These are the best cookies I have ever made -- easy, fast, and delicious. They are even delicious straight from the freezer!"

-Chef #1247434

#7 - To-Die-For Crock Pot Roast

Just five basic ingredients and a slow cooker -- that's all you need. Head to work and when you return, dinner is ready!

#8 - Bourbon Chicken

No doubt about it, 2,300 glowing reviews agree that this takeout copycat is a chicken dinner winner.

#9 - Jo Mama's World Famous Spaghetti

"This is so good that my kids are disappointed when they eat spaghetti anywhere else but home! They would give up steak dinner for it."


#10 - Creamy Cajun Chicken Pasta

"Very good weekday meal. There are a thousand ways to jazz this up. I add mushrooms and red, yellow and green bell peppers."

-Chef Shannon N.

BONUS: "Whatever Floats Your Boat" Brownies

"These are absolutely the chewiest, moistest, fudgiest brownies ever! I have tried adding so many different things to the batter, and they ALWAYS come out great."