Our 20 Most Photogenic Recipes of All Time

Did you know Allrecipes is 20 years old?! Yes, we're older than Google! And being that ol—[ahem]—wise, we learned something very early on that everyone is well aware of now: People really like to take pictures of food. Really, really. And some foods tend to be more photo-worthy than others, so we rounded up twenty of our most photographed recipes ever. Have a look, then snap some pics of your own to add to the collection!

1. Best Chocolate Chip Cookies - 2,030 photos and counting

"This is the perfect chocolate chip cookie!! Crispy on the outside and chewy on the inside!!" –ANGELFROMHEAVEN


2. The Best Rolled Sugar Cookies - 1,891 photos and counting

"This recipe is WONDERFUL. Make sure you chill at least one hour to firm up the dough, and use sugar instead of flour when rolling." –amsuka


3. Apple Pie by Grandma Ople - 1,862 photos and counting

"Believe the hype. I made this for the first time for a dinner party I had last week—mostly because I wanted to see what all the fuss was about. There were riots over who was going to get the last piece." –wee red

Holiday Baker

4. Banana Crumb Muffins - 1,472 photos and counting

"I rate this ten stars!!! Made it exactly to the recipe and it is outstanding! Hubby said that this is a must recipe for when we open a bed and breakfast." –Butterfly Flutterby


5. Marshmallow Fondant - 1,438 photos and counting

"This is worlds better than any prepackaged fondant you can buy, in ease of use, taste, and especially price. A tip: if you need colored fondant, add the color to the hot marshmallow mixture before you start adding sugar." –campagnes


6. To Die For Blueberry Muffins - 1,434 photos and counting

"Wow!! My search for perfect blueberry muffins ends here. They came out like you would expect from a gourmet bakery." –CINDERW


7. Best Big, Fat, Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookie - 1,360 photos and counting

"These cookies are the hot-diggidy-dog of all chocolate chip cookies. They're better than bakery or coffee shop cookies. We definitely need to double the recipe next time!" –CookingForDummies


8. Chicken Pot Pie IX - 1,270 photos and counting

"This recipe was wonderful! It definitely puts the frozen pot pies to shame."–MCKENZIE_23


9. Fluffy Pancakes - 1,252 photos and counting

"This recipe has served me well for years. Whenever we have overnight company, everyone insists these are the best pancakes they've ever eaten." –kris

House of Auqa

10. World's Best Lasagna - 1,171 photos and counting

"Excellent and authentic recipe! A little more work and ingredients, but well worth it. Use fresh basil for more flavor. I use about 1/2 to 2/3 cup fresh chopped basil. It cooks down and is sooo aromatic." –MommyFromSeattle

The WickedNoodle

11. Banana Banana Bread - 1,104 photos and counting

"I'm a baker by design and I gotta say, this is one of the best banana bread recipes I've ever made. I've already made it several times in the month and a half since I discovered it." –Charlotte

banana banana bread sliced on a cutting board

12. Sugar Cookie Icing - 1,043 photos and counting

"I agree that this is the holy grail of sugar cookie icing recipes, same for petite fours." –Jill

individually wrapped cookies decorated to look like wedges of watermelon

13. Chantal's New York Cheesecake - 958 photos and counting

"I've made cheesecakes many times, only to have them crack and sink after cooling. With the tips that I picked up on Allrecipes.com, Chantal's New York Cheesecake was a hit with my family and friends." –CHUNG_BRENDA


14. Too Much Chocolate Cake - 932 photos and counting

"Very, very moist, rich cake. Followed recipe exactly. This is going to become a standard at our house. Perfect with a dusting of powdered sugar and a cold glass of milk." –PODGER1

Amber Dehn-Koenig

15. Clone of a Cinnabon - 831 photos and counting

"My skinny father in law ate six batches of these in a little over a week. They're really good and have made me a popular gal at potlucks and brunches." –Paula


16. Carrot Cake III - 768 photos and counting

"Great recipe. It was my first homemade carrot cake and it turned out perfect. I made a layer cake using two, 9-inch round pans and cooked at 350 degrees F for 35 minutes." –Jeanine


17. Janet's Rich Banana Bread - 738 photos and counting

"This bread is delicious. It came out soft and moist (but not underdone) on the inside with a slightly crunchy exterior." –bookchiq


18. Delicious Ham and Potato Soup - 731 photos and counting

"Lots of chopping to do, but it was wonderful!! I also added fresh green beans and a can of chicken broth (instead of the water). I put it in the slower cooker on low for six hours and it was perfect!" –Melodie Savoca


19. Best Brownies - 723 photos and counting

"These brownies are magnificent!!! I mean, melt-in-your-mouth, and I didn't even make the frosting. I doubled the recipe and it still won't be enough." –Renee Ragan Bowles


20. Cake Balls - 704 photos and counting

"These are so delicious! I used German chocolate cake mix and pecan coconut frosting and dipped them in chocolate almond bark." –Nicole

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