The 10 Most Popular New Recipes of December 2021

published Dec 31, 2021
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Credit: Photo: Eric Kleinberg; Food Stylist: Kristina Vanni

We don’t know about you, but we can hardly believe the year is coming to a close. 2021 was a rollercoaster year that tested us in so many ways. Here at Kitchn, we tried our best to stay grounded by feeding ourselves and the ones we love well. As we dive into 2022, we plan to do very much the same.

December was marked with tons of amazing new recipes on our site. Your favorites leaned heavily on festive and cozy. Christmas Manicotti, Chocolate Brownie Cookies, and Chicken Bacon Ranch Casserole were just a few that topped the list. Here are the most popular new recipes from this past month.

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Christmas Manicotti
This comforting, extra-cheesy casserole relies on tender crêpe shells rather than store-bought pasta.
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Eye of Round Roast
This easy and fast roast beef is a no-fuss recipe for all your entertaining needs.
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Devil's Food Cake
Rich, decadent, and chocolate-y without being overly sweet, Devil's food cake is everything a chocolate cake should be.
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In this easy no-bake treat, fried chow mein noodles and salty peanuts are enrobed in a delicious coating of melted butterscotch and peanut butter.
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Cheeseburger Casserole
This one-pot wonder channels all the Hamburger Helper vibes.
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Chocolate Brownie Cookies
Chocolate brownie cookies are two dessert favorites in one.
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Bang Bang Shrimp
This Bonefish Grill copycat recipe is just like the restaurant's signature battered-shrimp dish.
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Ham and Cheese Sliders
These sliders have it all: sweet slices of ham, irresistibly gooey Swiss cheese, squishy Hawaiian rolls, and a savory butter drizzled over top.
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Chicken Bacon Ranch Casserole
Ranch-enthusiasts will love this cheesy, flavor-packed casserole.
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French Onion Skillet Gnocchi
Savory caramelized onions meet melty Gruyère cheese and crispy pan-fried gnocchi in this ultra-cozy skillet dinner.
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