Most Popular Social Media Posts of 2012

Frozen Peanut Butter Pie Pops
2012 is almost behind us. As a salute to a great year, we’re highlighting what you loved most about Cooking Channel, from the top posts on Facebook to the shows you loved most and the recipes you couldn’t get enough of, like the I Want to Marry You Cookies. See how this year stacks up against 2011 and 2010.

Cooking Channel surpassed a million followers on our social media in 2012. (If you didn’t know, you can follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Pinterest and Foursquare).

Here are the posts you thought were the most Like-able (and RT-able and Pin-able) this year:


Those Frozen Peanut Butter Pie Pops pictured above generated over 5000 Likes.


We’ve got the best Hocus Pocus Halloween Party menu to knock your friends off of their broomsticks:

Over 75 of you found those 118 characters bewitching enough to retweet. Or maybe you just love Hocus Pocus — who doesn’t?


This easy Maple Pecan Brie was our most repinned recipe in 2012. The pecan praline sauce that crowns the salty, warm baked brie is like pecan pie but with just a touch of sweetness from maple syrup.

Maple Pecan Brie