Our 10 Most Saved Recipes of 2020

updated Dec 30, 2020
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Creamy balsamic chicken in skillet with serving spoon.
Credit: Photo: Joe Lingeman | Food Stylist: Cyd McDowell

Scanning our list of the top saved recipes of 2020, it’s easy to see that the two things that brought the most comfort to your kitchen this year were cookies and easy, family-friendly chicken dinners. We’re with you! Saving recipes like our creamy balsamic chicken skillet, carrot cake oatmeal cookies, and brown sugar cookies means they’re quick and easy to find so you make them again and again. Of all the new recipes we published in 2020, these are the 10 readers have saved to their Recipe Boxes more than any other.

First, How to Save Kitchn Recipes

If you aren’t saving recipes, cooking lessons, and stories on Kitchn, you may want to start! Just click the yellow button that says “Save to Recipe Box” at the top of any recipe to save it for later.

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Carrot Cake Oatmeal Cookies with Cream Cheese Glaze
Part oatmeal cookie and part carrot cake, these are the perfect treat for people who can’t decide between the two.
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2 / 10
Breakfast Hand Pies
These hand pies pack in the very best parts of the classic breakfast sandwich, with a puff pastry pocket that makes them feel a little bit fancy.
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3 / 10
Creamy Balsamic Chicken and Mushrooms
This easy skillet dinner partners seared chicken breast with buttery sliced mushrooms and a creamy sauce spiked with sweet and tangy balsamic vinegar.
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Lemon Tea Cakes
These simple butter cookies are uniquely Southern and made bold and bright, thanks to lots of fresh lemon zest and juice.
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5 / 10
Double-Ginger Molasses Cookies
Like traditional ginger cookies, these have molasses, ginger, cinnamon, and cloves, but it's the addition of crystallized ginger, chopped dark chocolate, and espresso powder that make them stand out.
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6 / 10
Chubby Rocco Cookies
These chocolate chip cookies packed with pretzels and marshmallows are the perfect combination of sweet, salty, chewy, and crunchy.
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7 / 10
Brown Sugar Cookies
Brown sugar and a touch of molasses lend richness and depth of flavor to these easy sugar cookies.
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8 / 10
Salted Black Sables with Caramelized White Chocolate
These deep, dark chocolate cookies are studded with caramelized white chocolate chunks and sprinkled with flaky sea salt.
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9 / 10
Cranberry Vanilla Morning Buns
These yeasted morning buns are filled with a sweet-tart cranberry compote and drenched in a simple, vanilla-rich glaze.
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10 / 10
Garlic-Parmesan Chicken Tenders
It doesn’t matter how old you are: Chicken tenders are a classic that never go out of style. Especially when they involve plenty of Parmesan cheese and garlic.
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