You’ve undoubtedly seen Chrissy Teigen’s tantalizing recipes on Instagram, and you may have even heard of Eric Gonzelez’s epic Eric and Chrissy adventure, a tasty modish version of Julie and Julia. Chrissy Teigen’s cookbooks, Cravings and Hungry for More, are jam-packed with crave-worthy family-friendly food you actually want to make and can easily prepare at home that will charm even the pickiest of eaters!
Grab some Cravings kitchenware and find out why Chrissy’s banana bread broke the internet for yourself! We’ve ranked Chrissy Teigen’s 10 best recipes so that you can begin your culinary journey with Chrissy today!
10. Prosciutto-Wrapped Stuffed Chicken
Deemed as Chrissy’s Tiegan’s favorite Cravings recipes of all time, this magical dinner-time recipe is destined to become one of your top contenders as well! Wrapped in prosciutto, tender, juicy, melt-in-your-mouth chicken rests in a bed of fresh cherry tomatoes and fragrant thyme, smothered in a heavenly garlicky herb cheese sauce that’s to die for! Wrapping the chicken in prosciutto gives it a salty kick that helps send other flavors in the dish into overdrive.
9. Chex Mix Chocolate Chip Cookies
Chrissy Teigen’s scrumptious collection of unique delights wouldn’t be complete without a chocolate chip cookie recipe. But, like all of Chrissy’s Teigan’s best recipes, her cookies are not your ordinary run-of-the-mill chocolate chip cookies. Chrissy suggests combining a classic snack time treat, Chex Mix, into your cookie batter for a bomb-tastic marriage of salty and sweet flavors. We guarantee that the Chex mix chocolate chip cookies will become a new all-time favorite.
8. Cardamom Coffee Buns
If you haven’t baked with cardamom before, get ready to discover your new secret baking weapon. Cardamom offers baked goods a hint of coziness with its warm, floral, and spicy flavor. Elevate your cinnamon rolls with this warm-hearted spice by trying out Chrissy’s cardamom coffee buns. You’ll be amazed how well the cardamom balances out the rich and sweet flavor of this morning delicacy.
Whole cardamom pods are toasted, ground into a powder, and used in the sugary cinnamon bun filling for an unforgettable flavor. Top your warm, soft cardamom coffee buns with a coffee-infused vanilla glaze that will knock your socks off!
7. Thai Iced Coffee
Up your refreshment game with this exotic sipper. Chrissy’s Thai iced coffee recipe takes mere minutes to prepare and will have you feeling refreshed and ready to start the day. Pour some strong coffee over creamy, sweet condensed milk, along with vanilla or almond extract for some added sweetness.
6. Everything Bagel Cream Cheese Breakfast Bake
This incredibly delicious everything bagel cream cheese breakfast bake encompasses everything you and everyone’s uncle loves about breakfast and more. Cream cheese and bagels are already such a wonderful combination, when it gets turned into a casserole, the real magic begins to happen. Make this bad boy ahead of time for a special occasion such as a holiday breakfast or a small gathering. With every bite, you’ll find glorious pockets of cream cheese hidden amongst crispy layers of everything bagels, sausage, fresh veggies, and herbs blanketed in gooey melted cheese.
5. Bocadillo (Sandwich)
Chrissy Tiegan’s bocadillo (sandwich) may arguably be the only way you’ll ever make a ham and cheese sammy ever again; it’s seriously that good. But, this isn’t just any old brown-bagged lunch; this ham sandwich is made with Serrano ham, which is the Spanish equivalent of Prosciutto di Parma making this sandwich sexy AF! Pair the bocadilo with some sliced Manchego cheese on a toasted baguette covered in fresh garlic and homemade tomato sauce for a sinfully delightful experience. Be sure to grab enough ingredients for two batches of this sandwich.
4. Jalapeño Parmesan-Crusted Grilled Cheese
Kick it up a notch with Chrissy’s jalapeño parmesan-crusted grilled cheese. Not only does this grilled cheese bring the heat with sliced jalapeños, but this extraordinary cheesy dish is also doubling down on the cheese with both Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese and extra sharp cheddar. This popular Cravings, Hungry for More lunch special is definitely leading the pack in the grilled cheese world. Chrissy’s jalapeño cheddar grilled cheese is so good it may even be a hit with those who don’t care for spicy food.
3. Spicy Deviled Eggs
These spicy deviled eggs are so good; the devil makes you eat every last one. This deviled eggs recipe is one of our absolute favorites from the Cravings recipe collection. Not only is it just because they’re mouth-watering delicious with bits of bacon and hints of heat from Siracha and sliced jalapeno, but because it offers up some tips and tricks on making the deviled eggs process more manageable. Treat yourself or a small gathering over the holidays to a platter of these showstoppers for non-stop compliments.
2. Chrissy Teigen’s Mac and Cheese
Chrissy Teigen’s mac and cheese will make you reevaluate how you feel about other mac and cheese recipes in your life; Chrissy’s mac and cheese recipe is absolutely divine. Cheese lovers won’t be nervous about the copious amounts of cheese in this recipe, including the unusual addition of American cheese slices, but they may be reluctant to add the five cups of milk. But, trust us when we say that the plentiful sauce in Chrissy’s mac and cheese will have you swooned. Most importantly, the cheesy garlic bread crumb topping brings this entire dish together.
1. Banana Bundt Bread
Chrissy Teigen’s banana bundt bread is her best recipe on our list. Who can forget when Teigen asked for brown bananas in the Los Angeles area via a tweet when perfecting this tasty dish? According to Chrissy, “perfecting this single recipe took me nearly a year. That’s why I needed so many damn bananas.”
Chrissy Teigen’s banana bread recipe puts a spin on an old-time classic with coconut and chocolate chunks and vanilla instant pudding mix, which makes it incredibly tender and moist. Lastly, rather than baking this banana bread in a traditional loaf pan, you’ll bake it in a bundt pan, particularly useful for dense, moist batters such as this.