copycat recipes

Skip the restaurants and save money with these copycat recipes that taste just as good as the real thing, but for a fraction of the cost!

I love going out to eat, but we can’t afford to do it anymore so with these recipes, I get the experience of eating out without it breaking the bank. There are all kinds of different recipes from many different restaurants (e.g. Panera, Outback, Olive Garden, Chick-Fil-A) so there’s something here for everyone!

 Side Dish, Bread and Appetizer Copycat Recipes

  1. KFC Coleslaw from Gonna Want Seconds
  2. Taco Bell Cheesy Fiesta Potatoes from
  3. Outback Aussie Cheese Fries from Diary of A Recipe Collector
  4. Chipotle’s Corn Salsa from Making Thyme for Health
  5. Chipotle Cilantro Lime Rice from Culinary Hill
  6. Panera Macaroni and Cheese from Shugary Sweets
  7. McDonald’s French Fries from POPSUGAR
  8. Cracker Barrel Fried Apples from Budget Savvy Diva
  9. Boston Market Sweet Potato Casserole from The Slow Roasted Italian

  10. Outback’s Blooming Onion and Dipping Sauce from Allrecipes
  11. Texas Roadhouse Fried Pickles from All She Cooks
  12. Cheesecake Factory Avocado Egg Rolls from Damn Delicious
  13. TGI Friday’s Green Bean Fries from Budget Savvy Divva
  14. Olive Garden Smoked Mozzarella Fonduta from Center Cut Cook
  15. Olive Garden Toasted Ravioli from Raining Hot Coupons
  16. Olive Garden Fried Mozzarella from Copykat
  17. Panda Express Cream Cheese Rangoons from High Heels and Grills

  18. Red Lobster Cheddar Bay Biscuits from Six Sisters’ Stuff
  19. Little Caesar’s Crazy Bread from Copykat
  20. Little Caesar Italian Cheese Bread from Burnt Apple
  21. Auntie Anne’s Pretzel Bites from Midget Momma
  22. Pizza Hut Breadsticks from Brown Eyed Baker
  23. KFC Biscuits from A Dash of Sanity
  24. Outback Sweet Brown Molasses Bread from It’s Always Autumn
  25. Texas Roadhouse Rolls with Cinnamon Honey Butter from CincyShopper
  26. Olive Garden Breadsticks from Dessert Now, Dinner Later!
  27. Subway Bread from Bless This Mess
  28. Macaroni Grill Rosemary Bread from
  29. Boston Market Cornbread from Taste and Tell

    Main Entree Copycat Recipes

  30. Panera Broccoli Cheese Soup from Shugary Sweets
  31. Panera Chicken and Wild Rice Soup from Fake Ginger
  32. Olive Garden Zuppa Toscana Soup from Cooking Classy
  33. Olive Garden Chicken Gnocchi Soup from Carrie’s Experimental Kitchen
  34. Chili’s Enchilada Soup Lil’ Luna
  35. Panera Bread Baked Potato Soup from Copykat
  36. Wendy’s Chili from Raining Hot Coupons
  37. Steak N Shake Chili from Crock Pot Ladies
  38. Panera Bread French Onion Soup from Copykat

  39. Red Lobster Shrimp Scampi from Damn Delicious
  40. Red Lobster Crab Alfredo from All She Cooks
  41. Red Lobster Lobster Pizza from
  42. Bonefish Grill’s Bang Bang Shrimp from Cinnamon Spice & Everything Nice
  43. Cheesecake Factory Shrimp Scampi from Delish
  44. Long John Silver’s Fish Batter from

  45. Chick-fil-A Nuggets from Damn Delicious
  46. Chick-fil-A Sandwich from CincyShopper
  47. KFC Chicken from PinkWhen
  48. PG Chang Chicken Lettuce Wraps from Lil’ Luna
  49. Chipotle Chicken from Brown Eyed Baker
  50. Chipotle Burrito Bowls from Table for Two
  51. Chili’s Chipotle Honey Chicken Crispers from Spicy Southern Kitchen
  52. Chili’s Cajun Chicken Pasta from Delish
  53. Panera Asian Sesame Chicken Salad from Thirty Handmade Days
  54. Panda Express Orange Chicken from Dinner, Then Dessert
  55. Panda Express Teriyaki Chicken from Dinner, Then Dessert
  56. Panda Express Sweet Fire Chicken from Damn Delicious
  57. Hooters Buffalo Wings from
  58. Buffalo Wild Wings Recipes from Blendtec Official Blog
  59. California Pizza Kitchen Santa Fe Chicken Pizza from Honeybear Lane
  60. McDonald’s Chicken McNuggets from CDKitchen
  61. Bonefish Grill Bang Bang Chicken from Damn Delicious
  62. CPK BBQ Chicken Skillet Pizza from Delish
  63. California Pizza Kitchen’s Kung Pao Spaghetti from Damn Delicious
  64. Outback Steakhouse’s Alice Springs Chicken from Center Cut Cook
  65. Olive Garden Chicken Vino Bianco from The Slow Roasted Italian

    Beef and Pork
  66. Taco Bell Crunchwrap Supreme from Life in the Lofthouse
  67. Taco Bell Mexican Pizza from Life with the Crust Cut Off
  68. Taco Bell Quesarito from Tablespoon
  69. Taco Bell Doritos Locos Tacos from I Fine Cookie
  70. IKEA Swedish Meatballs from Damn Delicious
  71. PF Chang’s Mongolian Beef from Spicy Southern Kitchen
  72. Chipotle’s Barbacoa from Slow Roasted Italian
  73. White Castle Sliders from CincyShopper
  74. Steak ‘n’ Shake Frisco Melts from Jam Hands
  75. Steak n’ Shake Garlic Cheeseburger from Shari Blogs
  76. McDonald’s Big Mac from The Daily Meal
  77. McDonald’s Cheddar Melt from Delish
  78. In-N-Out Cheeseburgers from Life In The Lofthouse
  79. In-N-Out Double Double Animal Style Burger from Buns in My Oven
  80. Shake Shack Burger from Serious Eats
  81. Arby’s Beef N Cheddar from Oh Sweet Basil
  82. Chipotle Pork Carnitas from The Slow Roasted Italian
  83. Pizza Hut Original Pan Pizza from CDKitchen

    Meatless Copycat Recipes
  84. Cheesecake Factory Creamy Sundried Tomato Fettuccine from Table for Two
  85. Taco Bell Cheese Quesadilla and Sauce from The Gracious Wife
  86. Panda Express Chow Mein from Eat Cake for Dinner

    Breakfast Copycat Recipes

  87. Denny’s French Toast from Kitchme
  88. IHOP Pancakes from Onion Rings & Things
  89. Cracker Barrel Hashbrown Casserole from CincyShopper
  90. Cinnabon Frosting from Copykat
  91. Cinnabons Cinnamon Rolls from Jo Cooks
  92. Krispy Kreme Doughnuts from Brown Eyed Baker
  93. Waffle House Pecan Waffles from Momtastic

    Copycat Recipes for Drinks

  94. Wendy’s Frosty from CincyShopper
  95. McDonald’s Shamrock Shake from Baking Beauty
  96. McDonald’s Mocha Frappe from The Chunky Chef
  97. McDonalds Sweet Tea from Tammilee Tips
  98. Chick-fil-A Frosted Lemonade from CincyShopper
  99. Chick-fil-A Lemonade from Frugal Coupon Living
  100. Starbucks Strawberries & Crème Frappuccino from Frugal Coupon Living
  101. Starbucks Vanilla Bean Frappuccino from CincyShopper
  102. Starbucks Double Chocolate Chip Frappuccino from Life is Poppin
  103. Starbucks Pumpkin Spice Latte from Kitchn
  104. Starbucks Iced Caramel Macchiato from Eugenie Kitchen
  105. Starbucks Caramel Brulee Latte from Happy Healthy Motivated
  106. Starbucks Passion Tea Lemonade from Persnickety Plates
  107. Starbucks Iced White Chocolate Mocha from The Grant Life
  108. Starbucks Pink Drink from Momtastic

    Copycat Recipes for Desserts

  109. Chili’s Molten Lava Cake from Six Sisters’ Stuff
  110. Auntie Anne’s Cinnamon Sugar Pretzel Bites from Cooking Classy
  111. Starbuck’s Lemon Loaf Cake from Let the Baking Begin
  112. Starbucks Gingerbread Loaf with Cream Cheese Frosting from The Country Cook
  113. Starbucks Chocolate Chunk Cookies from Delish
  114. Starbucks Pumpkin Cream Cheese Muffins from Crazy for Crust
  115. Starbucks Pumpkin Scones from Cooking Classy
  116. Starbucks Cranberry Bliss Bars from The Slow Roasted Italian
  117. Starbucks Petite Vanilla Scone from Crazy for Crust
  118. Shoney’s Strawberry Pie from The Country Cook
  119. Longhorn Steakhouse Chocolate Mousse Cake from All She Cooks
  120. Cracker Barrel Coke Cake from CincyShopper
  121. Cheesecake Factory Vanilla Bean Cheesecake from Amy in the Kitchen
  122. Cheesecake Factory Red Velvet Cheesecake Cake from Food Folks and Fun
  123. Cheesecake Factory Pumpkin Cheesecake from All She Cooks
  124. TGI Friday’s Oreo Madness from It’s Always Autumn
  125. McDonald’s Fried Apple Pies from The Slow Roasted Italian
  126. DQ Ice Cream Cake from Brown Eyed Baker
  127. Disneyland’s Snickerdoodle Cookies from Six Sisters’ Stuff

    Copycat Recipes for Dips and Sauces

  128. Olive Garden Salad Dressing from Yellow Bliss Road
  129. Olive Garden Alfredo Sauce from Go Go Go Gourmet
  130. Chick-Fil-A Sauce from House of Yumm
  131. Chick-Fil-A Polynesian Sauce from Kitchen Dreaming
  132. Arby’s Sauce from WonkyWonderful
  133. Outback Blooming Sauce from Family Fresh Meals
  134. Outback Ranch Dressing from Budget Savvy Divva
  135. Chili’s Skillet Queso from Housewife Eclectic
  136. Chili’s Salsa from Chef in Training
  137. Chipotle’s Guacamole from Budget Savvy Diva
  138. Carrabba’s Bread Dip Spices from Savory Experiments
  139. Red Lobster Tartar Sauce from Simplee Thrifty
  140. Red Lobster Pina Colada Dipping Sauce from Copykat
  141. Applebee’s Oriental Dressing from Carrie’s Experimental Kitchen
  142. Applebee’s Spinach and Artichoke Dip from
  143. T.G.I. Friday’s Jack Daniels Grill Glaze from Noshing with the Nolands
  144. Papa John’s Pizza Sauce from
  145. Wendy’s Honey Mustard Dipping Sauce from The Slow Roasted Italian
  146. Popeye’s Cajun Gravy from Marinade Me Baby
  147. Panda Express Sweet and Sour Sauce from Dinner, Then Dessert
  148. McDonald’s Sweet And Sour Sauce from CDKitchen
  149. KFC Gravy from Expat Cooks


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