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20 Copycat Restaurant Recipes You Need to Try at Home

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March 22, 2016 · 7.5k Views

Some restaurants have perfected recipes that keep us coming back time and time again. But what happens when you find yourself constantly craving these dishes? Do you go back every month, every week, every day? No, because that's 1. too expensive and 2. unhealthy.

Fortunately, the web is drowning in copycat recipes of our favorite restaurant dishes. I've compiled a list of the most loved recipes and am sharing them here. Happy cooking!


1. Red Lobster's Cheddar Bay Biscuits

Find the recipe at Damn Delicious.

2. Outback Steakhouse's (Baked) Bloomin' Onion

Find the recipe at Gimme Some Oven.

3. Panera Bread's Broccoli Cheddar Soup

Find the recipe at Averie Cooks.

4. Auntie Anne's Cinnamon Sugar Pretzel Bites

Find the recipe at Cooking Classy.

5. Chipotle's Chicken Burrito Bowl

Find the recipe for Chipotle's Lime Rice and Chicken at Culinary Hill.

6. Olive Garden's Toasted Ravioli 

Find the recipe at Cincy Shopper.

7. Wendy's Frosty

Find the recipe at Creations by Kara.

8. McDonald's French Fries

Find the recipe at Popsugar.

9. PF Chang's Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Find the recipe at Damn Delicious.

10. In-N-Out's Double Double Animal Style Burger and Animal Style French Fries

Find the recipe for the Buger and the Fries at Dinner Then Dessert.

11. Krispy Kreme's Original Glazed Donuts

Find the recipe at Cooking Classy.

12. Chick-fil-A's Nuggets with Honey Mustard Sauce

Find the recipe at Damn Delicious.

13. Texas Roadhouse Rolls

Find the recipe at Deliciously Yum.

14. California Pizza Kitchen's Thai Crunch Chicken Salad

Find the recipe at How Sweet Eats.

15. Shake Shack's Shack Burger

Find the recipe at Smitten Kitchen.

16. Panera Bread's Macaroni and Cheese

Find the recipe at Shugary Sweets.

17. Panda Express' Sweet Fire Chicken

Find the recipe at Damn Delicious.

18. Taco Bell's Crunchwrap Supreme

Find the recipe at Life in the Lofthouse.

19. Cheesecake Factory's Avocado Egg Rolls

Find the recipe at Damn Delicious.

20. Chili's Molten Lava Cake

Find the recipe at Oh Sweet Basil.

Which of these favorite recipes will you DIY at home? Tell us in the comments below!

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DebbieTheItalianMar 22, 2016
You have to try the Sbarro's Chicken Francese too. it's not on this article but so yummy. What recipe do you wish you could find?