Bring the fun of Dollywood right to your own kitchen with 100 of the most delicious foods from Dollywood and its surrounding parks.
From favorite snacks and main dishes to refreshing drinks and popular desserts, Dollywood has some incredible food. And now, you can recreate all of your favorites—and discover some new favorites—with these 100 recipes in The Unofficial Dollywood Cookbook.
You’ll learn to make: -Frannie’s Famous Fried Chicken Sandwich from Grandstand Café -Meatloaf Stackers from Granny Ogle’s Ham ‘n’ Beans -Fruity Pebbles Funnel Cakes from Crossroads Funnel Cakes -And much more!
Perfect for everyone from Dollywood super fans who miss those familiar flavors in between trips to fans who have never visited but still want to experience the amazing food, The Unofficial Dollywood Cookbook has all the recipes you’ll need to make treats worthy of Dolly Parton herself.
Erin K. Browne is the blogger and photographer behind Brownie Bites, where she shares approachable, easy recipes that are as fun to make as they are to eat. She especially loves pop culture and fandom-inspired recipes, with Dollywood being a major source of such inspiration as the park is just a short drive from her home. Outside of the kitchen, Erin enjoys reading in a cozy chair, hiking in the mountains, and exploring the country in her family’s RV. She currently lives in Knoxville, Tennessee with her husband, Matt, her two children, Jasper and Shelby, her goofball corgi, Dewey, and the sweetest kitty who ever lived, Ham. Learn more at BrownieBites.net.
Why We Love It
“Love every moment in your kitchen…with a little help from the recipes in The Unofficial Dollywood Cookbook! Dive into your favorite recipes from Dollywood and its neighboring parks and attractions, including Dollywood’s DreamMore Resort & Spa, Dollywood’s Splash Country, and Dolly Parton’s Stampede Dinner Attraction. Featuring traditional Southern cooking, new twists on classic theme park treats, and even insight into Dolly’s own favorites, you’ll learn to make delicious dishes (like Grist Mill Cinnamon Bread, Meatloaf Stackers, and Twenty-Five-Pound Apple Pie) that are fit for Dolly Parton herself!”
—Julia J., Editor, on The Unofficial Dollywood Cookbook
Publisher: Adams Media (April 4, 2023)
Length: 240 pages
Raves and Reviews
"A labor of love."
—Atlanta Journal Constitution
"Perfect for fans and foodies alike… a great hardcover book that would look great on any kitchen counter or bookshelf."
“You’ll definitely want to upgrade a one-page visit to a full season pass–dive into deliciousness.…Erin’s cookbook gives you the full experience of all the recipes and history of the down-home, unique, and superb flavors that make Dollywood a beloved destination and national culinary treasure—without having to find a place to park!”
—Emily Herndon Thurston, former bakery owner and Sevier County native
“This book is a one-stop shop for all the nostalgia of food and fun that brings you to Dollywood. You are sure to find your favorite listed inside—and now you can have it at home.”
—Kim VanHoozier, owner of Six Little Teacups Bakery and Sweets, Chattanooga, Tennessee
“Erin Browne brings the flavors of Dollywood straight to your home. From seasonal festival favorites to Dollywood fan staples, it is all here! You can skip the Grist Mill line for Cinnamon Bread or survive the off-season with Granny Ogle’s Meatloaf Stackers. First-timers can warm up their taste buds for Dollywood’s award-winning food with these sure-to-please recipes!”
—April Lamb, East Tennessee journalist (WJHL-TV, WBIR-TV, Bristol Herald Courier, USA TODAY)
“Erin’s book is perfect for Dollywood fans far and wide who want to experience the park’s amazing food right in their own kitchens. From Jukebox Junction’s Fried Cheese Curds to Wildwood Grove’s seasonal Hazelnut Churros, every morsel is covered. However, as someone who has waited patiently in long lines for the famous Grist Mill Cinnamon Bread, I consider this book worth its weight in gold for this recipe alone.”
—Heather Baird, blogger and author of SprinkleBakes
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