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As the year draws to an end, it’s time to look back at my Most Popular Recipes of 2018. These are recipes that were posted during the past year.

I’ll also share my 3 Top Recipes of all times which generally remain the same year after year, but are worth highlighting!
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Most Popular Recipes of 2018

The following ten recipes are those that I shared in 2018 and were visited more than any other posts. A couple we

#1 Mocha Chocolate Chip Cookie Icebox Cake

This no-bake dessert garners rave reviews across the board! Cookies, whipped cream, mascarpone cream and a touch of coffee will have you swooning, too!

Mocha Chocolate Chip Cookie Icebox Cake on a white plate with a red handled fork

#2 Instant Pot Beef Short Ribs

We spent a good deal of the year without a kitchen, but even knowing that, I find it pretty funny that my second most popular recipe of 2018 is a savory, instant pot recipe. These short ribs were fabulous, both tender and flavorful!

Instant Pot Beef Short Ribs on a white plate with mashed potatoes

#3 Authentic Tres Leches Cake

This 3-Milks Cake is one of my daughter’s favorites and I tweaked an old post to make the best version ever! The tender cake is soaked with a combination of milks then frosted with whipped cream!

A slice of Authentic Tres Leches Cake on a white cake topped with strawberries

#4 Strawberry Angel Food Dessert

With the remodel in full swing this summer, I turned to another no-bake recipe for our sweet tooth fix! This Strawberry Angel Food Dessert is made with store bought angel food cake, whipped cream, berries plus some strawberry jello for structure. It would wonderful for Valentine’s Day, too!

Strawberry Angel Food Dessert - a no bake dessert with angel food cake cubes, strawberries and cream!

#5 Fresh Raspberry Crisp

Fruit crisps are always popular with my crew and so much easier than making a pie! I don’t know why it took me so long to make a raspberry crisp, but it will become a summer tradition. I like mine with a scoop of vanilla ice cream!

Fresh Raspberry Crisp portion on a small white plate garnished with fresh raspberries and mint

#6 How to Make Rosettes Cookies

These crispy fried cookies were a Christmas tradition when I was growing up. I finally updated an ancient post and treated my friends and family to these Scandinavian sweets!

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#7  Vanilla Bean Instant Pot Cheesecake

This cheesecake was my first attempt at a dessert in my Instant Pot and it was the creamiest cheesecake I’ve ever tasted! And thankfully, it makes a small 6-inch dessert or else my skinny chick status may have been threatened!

Slice of Vanilla Bean Instant Pot Cheesecake slice on a dessert plate

#8 Southern Peach Bread

I had loads of fresh southern peaches from the “Peach Truck,” and baked up a storm. It took a couple attempts to get this recipe perfect, but this peach bread was dense, yet tender and full of luscious bits of fresh peaches!

Fresh Southern Peach Bread

#9 Easy S’mores Dessert Dip

This super easy S’mores Dip was a breeze to whip up, and is perfect for any occasion! Great for an after school indulgence or a fun interactive dessert!

Easy S'mores Dessert Dip | Only 3 ingredients and everyone will ask for the recipe!

#10 Danish Twists with Cream Cheese Filling

Reminiscent of the cheese danishes we got as children for special occasions, these Danish Twists with Cream Cheese Filling are a fabulous breakfast or brunch treats!

Danish Twists with Cream Cheese Filling

3 Top Recipes from 2010-2018!

#1 Simple Meringue Cookies

These super easy meringue cookies have helped numerous folks conquer their fear of meringue. With loads of tips, you too can make perfect meringue cookie, which will lead to confidence creating pavlovas, meringue topped pies and more!

bowl of Simple White Meringue Cookies

#2 Spinach Feta Pinwheels

Puff Pastry Pinwheels are an easy, impressive appetizer! This spanakopita inspired version comes with advice for working with puff pastry, so yours will be picture perfect!

Spinach Feta Pinwheels | The marvelous flavors of Greek spanakopita without all the work!

#3 Cranberry Fluff Salad

I’ve eaten versions of this cranberry fluff salad at Thanksgiving and Christmas, and would be happy to eat the leftovers for breakfast and dessert. Not exactly a healthy “salad,” but during the holidays, anything goes!

Cranberry Fluff Salad in a white bowl

More Most Popular Recipe Posts from That Skinny Chick Can Bake!

Plus Some End of the Year Top Recipes from My Blogger Friends:

Now that you’ve had time to peruse my most popular posts, I thought I’d share some roundups from some of my favorite bloggers. Check out the 10 Favorite Recipes from 2018 from The Cafe Sucre Farine, the Top 10 Recipes of 2018 from Bless This Mess, Top 10 Most Popular Recipes from Cupcakes and Kale Chips (gluten free), Top 10 Family Favorites from A Family Feast, Top 10 Recipes from 2018 from Baked by Rachel, and Top Ten New Low-Carb and Keto Recipes from Kalyn’s Kitchen (low carb).

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11 comments on “Most Popular Recipes of 2018”

  1. I don’t know what I want more… A cheese danish or spinach/feta pinwheel! Everything looks amazing Liz! Happy New Year:@)

  2. That’s one tasty looking year!

  3. So, I see a bit more sweet than savory here. Ha! I did pin that short rib recipe. Hope your holiday was merry and bright! Happy New Year!

  4. Liz, Thanks for another year of fabulous recipes. Everything I tried was exceptional….and you kept it all going during your expansion! One of my favorites was late in the year… the cranberry eggnog scones. Awesome Kitty S

  5. I don’t have sweet tooth so naturally my pick goes to the savoury stuff! xoxo 

  6. All your food looks so tasty! Happy New Year Liz, and thanks for the shout-out!

  7. I’ll take one of each, starting with that incredible raspberry crisp!  Happy New Year Liz <3

  8. This post is getting me very hungry! And I just ate too 😃

  9. This past year just goes to show that if you are a good cook (and that you are) you can create delicious food even when you don’t have a real functioning kitchen. All the best in this coming year and I’m looking forward to more delicious creations. 

  10. This is just a delightful array of calories! Thank you for posting.

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