Once I heard Paris Hilton boast on a radio show that she was making pancakes in her pajamas. A date with the Bisquick box—that's probably all the cooking celebs can squeeze into their busy schedules. But beyond the instant batter, Amy Sedaris likes whipping up cupcakes and Elton John craves shrimp curry.

We dug up recipes from celebs, both past and present. Some look downright nasty, and most remind me of those old church cookbooks featuring weird combinations of mayo, fried onions, Jell-O, and canned cranberry sauce. Take Britney Spears and her Cheetos chicken casserole: the name alone gives me goosebumps. Celebrity recipes you might actually want to try, after the jump.

Courtney Cox:Currant Scones
Tom Cruise: Spaghetti Carbonara
Katharine Hepburn: Brownies
Elton John: Shrimp Curry
Moby: Vegan Blueberry Pancakes (vegan)
Paul Newman: Chocolate Angel Food Cake
Rosie O'Donnell: Marshmallow Mud Squares
Barack Obama (and family): Chili
Michelle Obama: Apple Cobbler
Elvis Presley: Fried Peanut Butter and Banana Sandwich
Dolly Parton: Parton Family Black Raspberry Pie
Julia Roberts: Fresh Peach Crisp
Amy Sedaris: Cupcakes (and more)
William Shatner: Cappuccino Chip Muffins
Britney Spears: Cheetos Chicken Casserole
Meryl Streep: Heart Cookies
Reese Witherspoon: Spiced Tea


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