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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

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Image by LilSnoo.

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

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Image by LadyOlts.

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

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Image by 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

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Image by lutzflcat.

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

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Image by MichelleM.

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

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Image by Dianne.

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

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Image by cherryberry:).

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

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Image by lutxflcat.

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

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Image by 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

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Image by 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

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Image by chasetsai530.

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

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Image by totojun.

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

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Image by krystalynnphoto.

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

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Image by 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

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Image by abrooks.

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

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Image by sarah.

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

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Image by Tricia.

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

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Image by Lori.

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

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Image by Paula.

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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Image by sweetserenade.

 

 

About Mackenzie Schieck

Writer and photographer obsessed with lattes, Mexican food, and stuff that’s funny.