50 Top Celebrity Recipes

Get the scoop on favorite dishes and secret family recipes of famous performers, politicians and more.

The Elvis

"I've never had anything like this before, though I've heard of peanut butter and banana sandwiches. It was really quite tasty. Next time, I'll break the bacon up into bits to make it easier to eat."


William Shatner's Cappuccino Muffins

"I loved the coffee flavor with the chocolate chips — and the touch of cinnamon was brilliant! These are not too sweet, and they go great with coffee."


Trisha Yearwood's Blackberry Cobbler

"This was a really lovely, quick and easy treat. The cobbler was perfect served with French vanilla ice cream. What a terrific flavor. It tasted like spring!"

-Baby Kato

Martha Stewart's Oatmeal Cookies

"Perfectly delicious! Next time, I will freeze two of the logs, defrost in the refrigerator, and bake later. I also used Heath bar bits."


Paul Newman's Spicy Chicken & Pasta

"I'm giving this five stars for being fantastically easy on a night when I didn't have much time to make dinner. It had a nice bite from the chilies, and I added in some fresh basil from our garden."


Betty White's Chicken Wings

"These are awesome wings! Sweet and slightly salty — a nice change of pace from the hot Buffalo wings everyone usually serves. And you don't need a dipping sauce to cool your mouth down!"


Oprah Winfrey's Deviled Eggs

"I took these to a potluck and they were devoured! These are a nice change from the ordinary deviled eggs. I enjoyed the savory flavor the horseradish, Worcestershire sauce and Tabasco gave them."


Abraham Lincoln's Favorite Cake

"This is a moist and tender cake, with a bit of added crunch from the almonds on top. I used an almond-cream cheese frosting, and it was a great cake."

-Vee @ Home and The Range

Dolly Parton Coleslaw

"My grandma never cooked from recipes or even owned a cookbook. This is the one and only written recipe that anyone ever knew her to use, and it is delicious. Southern ladies know their coleslaw."

-Garden Gate Kate

Nigella Lawson's Halloumi With Quick Sweet Chili Sauce

Say cheese, the Nigella way.

Tia Mowry's Grilled Shrimp Salad

We know you love shrimp, and this salad is the perfect way to enjoy it.

Dolly Parton’s Cocoa Rub

"This rub is made from basic store cupboard items, which makes it a great standby for days when you are stuck for ideas of what to cook."


Elvis Presley's Favorite Whipping Cream Pound Cake

"This is the only pound cake I ever make now."


Patti Labelle's Macaroni & Cheese

"What a great combination of cheeses! Very rich and full of flavor — especially with the seasoned salt. I topped mine with seasoned bread crumbs for a crunchy crust."


Dolly Parton’s Peanut Butter Pie

"I have made this pie numerous times. It's scrumptious. I soften my cream cheese and then whip it til smooth and creamy."


Elizabeth Taylor's Chicken Steamed In Wine

"So fast and easy to put together, then you just forget about it and let it cook for an hour!"


Jamie Oliver's Yorkshire Puddings

"I have always struggled to make yorkshire puds! Not now! Best ever recipe."

-Michelle G.

Johnny Cash's Mother's Pineapple Pie

"Super easy and delicious!"


The Wahlberg's Macaroni Salad

"Great basic macaroni salad! I loved the little bit of heat from the cayenne and the crunchiness from the pepper and celery. This is my new go-to recipe."


Linda McCartney's Avocado Hummus

"Absolutely fabulous! Added a little more lemon to brighten up the flavors, along with a pinch of cumin, and a handful of fresh spinach to pump up the green color (and nutrients). The flavor was awesome!"


Jimmy Buffett's Key Lime Pie

"This was so easy to make, and the taste is out of this world — not too tart, but not too sweet. Quick hint: If you don't have a juicer, cut the limes in half and use your garlic press. Works like a charm!"


Barbra Streisand's Blackout Cake

"The cake was dense and moist, and the ganache was so beautiful. This recipe is perfect for when you want something both luscious and ultra-professional looking."


Jamie Oliver's Best Turkey in the World

"This looked so fab on his Christmas TV special. I am making it for christmas lunch this year, and a few other of the recipes provided."


Al Roker's Spicy Chicken Wings

"I added less chili powder and hot sauce so they wouldn't be too spicy for the kids, and they were still yummy. I loved the sweetness of the honey with the tanginess of the hot sauce. Already planning to make these again!"


Sheryl Crow's Sherry Vinegar Gastrique

"This gastrique was thick, bold and flavorful. I loved the herbs in this recipe. We enjoyed it drizzled over a simple pork loin and oven roasted cabbage. It was delicious!"

-Baby Kato

Johnny Cash's Mother's Fudge Cake

"This is a great chocolate cake with a little something extra from the cinnamon. I really enjoyed it."

-Chef Jean

Johnny Cash's Mother's Savory Rice With Mushrooms

"This was outstanding with steaks and garlic string beans!"


Nigella Lawson's Chai Muffins

The perfect after-dinner treat.

Nigella Lawson's Apricot Almond Cake

"This is great with canned peaches as well!"


Nigella Lawson's Brownies

"Five-star brownies!"


Nigella Lawson's Noodle Soup

"The broth base for this soup is out of this world!"


Ina Garten's Roasted Vegetable Torte

"We all really liked this very much. It's beautiful, for one thing and so tasty!"

-Yia Yia

Nigella Lawson Alcoholic Hot Chocolate

"This is lovely! I used skim milk and 65% cocoa dark chocolate. Made as posted and enjoyed very much. Thanks for sharing!"


Jackie Kennedy's Spiced Chicken

"This deserves five stars for great flavor and simplicity. The spices are subtle, and the cardamom is a nice touch. I'm looking forward to grilling these in the summer!"


Tia Mowry's Hawaiian-Style Beef Short Ribs

Can't go wrong with Tia's dad's signature recipe.

Tia Mowry's Quinoa Breakfast Bowl With Crispy Kale Chips

Start your morning with a protein-packed bowl.

Ina Garten's Parmesan-Roasted Broccoli

"Love this recipe!"


Bill Clinton's Chicken Enchiladas

"This is so easy to put together! The filling is thick and spreadable, instead of thin and saucy. So simple and delicious — and definitely a kid-friendly meal."


Ina Garten's Baked Sweet Potato Fries

Tired of your usual fries? Spice things up with sweet potatoes!

Sarah McLachlan's Asparagus Frittata

"The ingredients in this dish complement each other nicely. Next time I make this, I'm going to try baking it in a casserole dish and topping it with basil for decoration."


Ina Garten's Engagement Roast Chicken

"Made this exactly as written. Came out wonderfully. Loved the sauce."

-Kris T.

John Wayne's Green Chili Squares

"This is so easy to throw together, you really can't go wrong. I didn't have green chilis, so instead I diced up some roasted red peppers that I spiced with cayenne pepper and paprika. Absolutely divine!"

-Andi of Longmeadow Farm

Maya Angelou's Smoked Pork Chops

"The flavor and seasonings were just PERFECT! The hint of cinnamon and nutmeg in the fruit topping was to-die-for. What more can I say, it was great."

-Charlotte J

Frank Sinatra's Sausage & Peppers

"This is wonderful! It's simply awesome. I like the fact that it only requires a few ingredients. I doubled it and made it with both hot and sweet Italian sausage."


Dolly Parton's 5-Layer Dinner

"This is sweet simplicity at it's best. There are no overpowering flavors in this, just good comfort food. One of my favorite types of recipes! The only change I made , was using a red pepper instead of green , personal preference of the household. Baked in the time stated and came out perfect. The photo I took is next day , cold out of the fridge. There is NO WAY I could get a good 'hot' shot! LOL Great simple recipe , thanks so much for sharing! Made for fall PAC '08"


Ina Garten's Vegetable Tian

"I've made this dish several times. It is easy and excellent."


Ina Garten's Coconut Macaroons

"These are delicious. I sometimes make them with half sweetened and half unsweetened coconut."

-Linda L.

Jamie Oliver's Chicken Tikka Masala

"Oh my goodness, this was a delicious Tikka Masala!"


Katie Couric's Lemon Chicken

"This dish is stupendous! I used bone-in chicken thighs with the skin on. They browned nicely, and the aromatics were delicious."

-Andi of Longmeadow Farm

Audrey Hepburn's Favorite Spaghetti Al Pomodoro

"This is a wonderful recipe! I used organic fire-roasted crushed tomatoes, which produced a thick, flavorful sauce. I also chopped the onion and celery rather fine and grated the carrots to better incorporate the flavors."

-Whole Foods Chef Judy