25 Best-Selling Cookbooks of All Time Slideshow


Betty Crocker's Cookbook (originally called Betty Crocker’s Picture Cook Book) by Betty Crocker (1950) – approx. 65 million copies
Better Homes and Gardens New Cook Book by Better Homes and Gardens (1930) – approx. 40 million copies
Joy of Cooking by Irma Rombauer (1931) – approx. 18 million copies
The American Woman’s Cook Book by Ruth Berolzheimer (1939) – approx. 8 million copies
In the Kitchen with Rosie: Oprah’s Favorite Recipes by Rosie Daley (1994) – approx. 8 million copies
Crockery Cookery by Mable Hoffman (1975) – approx. 6 million copies
Fix-It and Forget-It Cookbook: Feasting with Your Slow Cooker by Dawn J. Ranck and Phyllis Pellman Good (2000) – approx. 5 million copies
The Fannie Farmer Cookbook (originally called The Boston Cooking-School Cook Book) by Fannie Merritt Farmer (1896) – approx. 4 million copies
Better Homes and Gardens Eat & Stay Slim by Better Homes and Gardens (1968) – approx. 3.9 million copies
The American Heart Association Cookbook by The American Heart Association (1973) – approx. 3 million copies
I Hate to Cook Book by Peg Bracken (1960) – approx. 3 million copies
Moosewood Cookbook by Mollie Katzen (1977) – approx. 3 million copies
The New York Times Cook Book by Craig Claiborne (1961) – approx. 3 million copies
Better Homes and Gardens New Junior Cookbook by Better Homes and Gardens (1955) – approx. 2.6 million
The Silver Palate by Sheila Lukens and Julee Rosso (1982) – approx. 2.2 million copies
Taste of Home Cookbook (2006) – approx. 2.2 million copies
 Culinary Arts Institute Encyclopedic Cookbook by Ruth Berolzheimer (1948) – approx. 2 million copies
The Settlement Cook Book by Lizzie Kander (1901) – approx. 2 million copies
The South Beach Diet Cookbook by Arthur Agatston (2004) – approx. 2 million copies
The New Basics Cookbook by Sheila Lukens and Julee Rosso (1989) – approx. 1.8 million copies
Dr. Atkins' Quick & Easy New Diet Cookbook by Dr. Robert Atkins and Veronica Atkins (1997) – approx. 1.5 million copies
The Enchanted Broccoli Forest by Mollie Katzen (1982) – approx. 1.5 million copies
Mastering the Art of French Cooking by Julia Child, Louisette Bertholle, and Simone Beck (1961) – approx. 1.5 million copies
The Frugal Gourmet by Jeff Smith (1984) – approx. 1.5 million copies
Weight Watchers Cookbook by Jean Nidetch (1966) – approx. 1.5 million copies