2013 Recipe Superlatives.

Sally's Baking Addiction Best of 2013 Recipes. These are the most popular recipes on my website!

The year 2013 was an incredible year for Sally’s Baking Addiction because:

 

This is madness! In the best way possible, of course.

Over the past year you’ve showed me how much you love cookies, chocolate, sprinkles, and learning more about the girl behind the blog.

You’ve shared my recipes with loved ones, written me emails, tweeted, pinned, clicked, commented, and showed your support for my baking addiction.

And I can’t thank YOU enough.

Thank You

Just like last year, here are the best recipes of the year 2013, according to your tastebuds!

 

Most Loved Cookie

Chewy Chocolate Chunk Cookies (also the most popular recipe on SBA this year)

Chewy Chocolate Chunk Cookies - my most popular recipe!

Runners-Up:

 

Most Loved Brownies

Red Velvet Cheesecake Swirl Brownies

Red Velvet Cheesecake Swirl Brownies - my most popular brownie recipe!

Runners-Up: (you love cheesecake!)

 

Most Loved Muffins

Skinny Strawberry Chocolate Chip Muffins (140 calories each!)

140 calorie Skinny Strawberry Chocolate Chip Muffins

Runners-Up:

 

Most Loved Cake/Pie

Easy Homemade Funfetti Cake

Best-Ever Homemade Funfetti Cake!

Runners-Up:

 

Most-Loved Cupcakes

You love chocolate cupcakes!

Chocolate Cupcakes with Creamy Nutella Frosting

Decadent Chocolate Cupcakes with Creamy Nutella Frosting on top! Love this cupcake recipe

Runners-Up:

 

Most Loved Snacks/Candy:

30 Minute Homemade Soft Pretzels – both whole wheat (top) and white (bottom)

30 Minutes to Homemade Soft Pretzels!

Runners-Up:

 

Most Loved Healthier Recipe

Skinny Peanut Butter Swirl Brownies

Skinny Peanut Butter Swirl Brownies - made with oats, yogurt, and you can control how much sugar!

Runners-Up:

 

Most Loved Breads/Rolls

Easy Cinnamon Rolls from Scratch

I love this Easy Cinnamon Roll recipe! Perfect for yeast beginners

Runners-Up:

 

Superlatives

  • Recipe Most Made By Readers (that I know of)Chewy Chocolate Chunk Cookies. I’m not surprised – it is by far the most popular recipe on my website. Countless emails and over 750 comments. All hail the chewy chocolate chunk cookie!

 

  • Recipe Taking Me The Longest To Develop –  Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies. It took me two years (!!!) to develop a chewy, non-cakey pumpkin chocolate chip cookie. And the wait was worth it. You all love this recipe too!

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

 

 

Skinny Peanut Butter Swirl Chocolate Cupcakes

 

Sally’s Favorite Recipe of 2013

Ok, this is clearly difficult for my sweet teeth. Not my sweet tooth, my sweet teeth.

I am choosing three favorites. These three recipes are the crème de la crème. The best of the best. If I could only eat three things for the rest of my life, these would be it:

In descending order: 

 

3. No-Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Bars

5 Ingredients, no baking, easy, loved by everyone with tastebuds.

No Bake Reese's Peanut Butter Bars

 

2. Giant Cinnamon Roll Cake

This giant breakfast cake is MADNESS.

One of my favorite recipes ever - 1 Giant Cinnamon Roll Cake using my kitchen-tested dough recipe.

 

1. Salted Caramel Apple Pie

Are you surprised? This is my favorite pie crust and apple is my favorite flavor to bake with!

Salted Caramel Apple Pie - my favorite recipe of the year. I love this homemade pie crust recipe!

 

 

Q: What were some of your 2013 favorites? Not particularly on my website, but any favorites that you made?  Tell me about them!

 

See last year’s superlatives (and my favorite recipe of 2012!).

Here’s to a pretty sweet 2014. ;)

 

 

 

   

130 Responses to “2013 Recipe Superlatives.”

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    Liz @Life Made Sweetposted January 1, 2014 at 11:27 pm

    Congrats on such a fabulous year Sally! My highpoint was finding your blog! You are an inspiration to me! Happy New Year!

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    Elizabethposted January 2, 2014 at 1:17 am

    I love so many of your recipes! You’re definitely one of my blog inspirations as I start my journey with my food blog!

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    Kristinposted January 2, 2014 at 9:21 am

    I came across your blog on Pinterest and it took me over 2 weeks to decide what to make first. I made the apple blueberry pie bars first (heavenly), for Christmas I made the chocolate chip cookie dough sandwiches, and most recently made the banana blueberry muffins. I’m a newly stay at home mom and your blog gives me a break from mommy duties while the baby is sleeping (and my boyfriend doesn’t mind coming home to the tasty treats!). I can’t wait for your cookbook to come out, already pre-ordered! Congrats on a great year!

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    • Sallyreplied on January 2nd, 2014 at 10:25 am

      Hey Kristin! Thanks so much for preordering my book! So happy to hear that. And you’ve made a few of the best recipes. Especially those apple blueberry pie bars. So, so good anytime of year. Thanks for the sweet comment!

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    Katie Pedersenposted January 3, 2014 at 12:10 pm

    Household name like Betty Crocker before 2014 calls it quits; I see it now, Sally. So excited for you and your cookbook and not to mention your marriage! 2014 IS going to be “sweet” indeed!

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    • Sallyreplied on January 3rd, 2014 at 6:18 pm

      You are so kind, thanks Katie. :)

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    Eleniposted January 4, 2014 at 1:41 am

    I was so relieved to find Andes chocolates when I visited home over the holidays (I live overseas, where I can’t buy them, and home is Canada, where they’re only available at Christmas!) so that I could try out your Andes Mint Chocolate Chunk cookies.. they were amazing, definitely the first that came to mind when I think of favorite recipes I’ve tried in the last year. I even snuck a couple bags of the chocolates back with me so I could make them and the mocha version here :)
    I also really loved your Apple Spice Quinoa Granola, I’m planning on making some today!

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    • Sallyreplied on January 4th, 2014 at 9:00 am

      Eleni, both of those recipes are fantastic. LOVE both of the andes mint chocolate chunk cookies and the mocha version. So good. Happy you found the Andes chocolates!

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    Laura Dembowskiposted January 4, 2014 at 1:33 pm

    Congratulations on a great year, Sally! I’m so happy for you. My blog actually quadrupled too, though I have a long way to go. I’m hoping 2014 will be a great year for both of us :)

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    • Sallyreplied on January 4th, 2014 at 2:37 pm

      That’s wonderful Laura – congrats! Have a great weekend.

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    Luisaposted January 5, 2014 at 12:41 pm

    Tried some recipes out of your blog but none of these, I must try the cookies on number 1!!
    Love your blog Sally, I visit daily :)

    Love,
    Lu *

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    Nutmeg Nannyposted January 6, 2014 at 7:05 pm

    Sounds like you had a fantastic year :) so happy for you!!

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