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15 of the Prettiest Recipe Books You Can Buy

Keep your family's favorite recipes (looking at you, Mom's mac and cheese!) on the counter with these beautiful recipe books, boxes and tins.

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Watercolor Recipe BookVia theillustratedlife/Etsy.com

Watercolor Chic

This handmade recipe binder features a patterned liner and several different tabs and dividers to choose from. Its cover features a watercolor print of kitchen shelvesand it is the perfect inspiration to get your creative juices flowing.

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Kate spade Recipe BookVia Amazon.com

Classic Kate Spade

You’ll want to eat the rainbow after storing recipes in this chic book. The cover is emblazoned with a multi-colored plaid, while the inside hosts a pretty lavender shade. The elastic strap makes sure you won’t lose any loose papers.

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Hallmark Herb Recipe BookVia Hallmark.com

Parsley, Sage, Rosemary and Thyme

No, this isn’t a Simon and Garfunkel song. But this whimsical recipe binder does feature gorgeous watercolor illustrations of your favorite herbs. It holds up to 80 standard recipe cards, too.

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Olive Wood Recipe BoxVia Williams-Sonoma.com

Sleek Olivewood

Sturdy and sleek, this wooden box has family heirloom status. Plus, its solid olivewood construction and polished finish will never go out of style.

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Jot And Mark Recipe BookVia Amazon.com

Black and White

With a cover reminiscent of vintage floor tiles, this stylish black and white recipe binder blends antique charm with modern style. We love that it comes with recipe cards, dividers and protective sleeves, too. It would look great next to these vintage kitchen accessories.

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Personalized Family Recipe BookTheJoyfulLifeCompany via Etsy

Family Fun

Did you know the first time your mom made her famous ravioli lasagna was when she met your dad? The backstory tends to make recipes even more meaningful… and this book has a place to write everything down.

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Farmhouse Style Recipe BoxVia Amazon.com

Farmhouse Style

This white recipe box couldn’t be simpler—which is why it’s perfect for a rustic, farmhouse space. It looks just like the one grandma uses! Speaking of grandma, stock your box with her all-time best recipes.

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Custom Binder

You won’t want to just stash this recipe binder on any old shelf. It deserves to be displayed! We love every detail—from the personalization on the cover and spine to the elegant floral wreath print.

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Handmade Wooden Spiral CookbookFullFrames via Etsy

Rustic Chic

Joanna Gaines would approve of this rustic recipe book! Not only is the cover made from locally sourced wood, but you can customize the color by picking from any stain from deep rosewood to light pine.

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Vintage Inspired Recipe BoxVia Amazon.com

Vintage Inspired

Step back in time to those carefree summer days with this daisy recipe tin. It has a unique vintage-inspired print and room for up to 250 of your favorite recipe cards!

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Baking Journal

Fans of The Great British Baking Show, this baking journal’s for you. It’s colorful, customizable and easy to fill with your best baking recipes. We particularly love the little cupcake emblazoned on the cover.

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Mackenzie Childs Flower Recipe BoxVia Mackenzie-Childs.com

Cool Countryside

If you’re looking to splurge, consider this floral recipe box. It’s hand-glazed and features gorgeous accents. Plus the pattern is quaint, reminding us of time spent in grandma’s country kitchen.

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Leather Recipe BookVia Amazon.com

Leather Minimalist 

Don’t waste time on the frills—get right to cooking with this sleek recipe book. It’s bound in faux leather and stamped with gold icons for a simple, timeless look.

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Sleek and Clean

Pretty on the outside, party on the inside. Or at least that’s how we’d describe this recipe binder. A simple linen-bound cover opens up to a bright geometric pattern. Bonus: This book comes with a sticker sheet for easy labeling.

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Fun Florals

Whether you’re shopping for mom, a gal pal or even yourself, this Juliet Rose recipe tin makes a perfect gift. We love the cheery florals on the front, and the included dividers and recipe cards make it easy to get organized.

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Amanda Tarlton
As both a freelance lifestyle writer and editor for a national teen magazine, Amanda spends most of her time creating #content. In those (rare) moments when she's not at her desk typing furiously, she's likely teaching a hot yoga class, reading the latest chick-lit or baking a batch of her famous scones.
Katie Bandurski
Katie is an Associate Editor for Taste of Home, specializing in writing and email newsletters. When she’s out of the office, you’ll find her exploring Wisconsin, trying out new vegetarian recipes and combing through antique shops.

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