Friday, August 30, 2013

25 Favorite Copycat Recipes

25 Favorite Copycat Recipes |

No recipe for you today, per-se.  But instead, a list of amazing recipes…copycat recipes, that is.

As I mentioned yesterday, I have had so much fun recently recreating restaurant favorites at home and I was thinking back to a few of the restaurant re-makes I’ve posted, I realized that so many bloggers also love to do this – take their favorite restaurant dishes or store-bought treats, and make them at home.  So today, I’m sharing a list of some outstanding copycat recipes that I know you will love!

Copycat Starbucks Vanilla Scones by Crazy for Crust

Starbucks Vanilla Scones by Crazy for Crust (photo credit: Dorothy at Crazy for Crust)

California Pizza Kitchen Thai Crunch Chicken Salad by How Sweet Eats

Homemade Krispy Kreme Doughnuts by Something Swanky

Cinnabon Cinnamon Rolls by Lauren’s Latest

Olive Garden Breadsticks by Cooking Classy

Copycat Outback Steakhouse Bread by Averie Cooks

Outback Steakhouse Bread by Averie Cooks (photo credit: Averie at Averie Cooks)

Panera Broccoli and Cheese Soup by Peas and Crayons

Chipotle Cilantro Lime Rice by Skinny Taste

Wendy’s Frosty by Dine and Dish

Doubletree Cookies by The Little Kitchen


Homemade Cheez-Its by Rachel Cooks (photo credit: Rachel at Rachel Cooks)

Chick-fil-a Nuggest & Sauce by Table for Two

PF Chang’s Lettuce Wraps by Tracey’s Culinary Adventures

Samoas Girl Scout Cookies by Just A Taste

In-n-Out Burger Copycat by Your Homebased Mom

Panera Copycat Chicken Fontega Panini by Fabtastic Eats

Panera Fontega Chicken Panini by Fabtastic Eats (photo credit: Alaina at Fabtastic Eats)

Trader Joe’s Tomato-less Sweet Corn Salsa

Homemade Butterfingers by Buns in My Oven

Chipotle Corn Salsa by Garnish with Lemon

Sprinkles Strawberry Cake by The Law Student’s Wife


Homemade Bisquick by Unsophisticook (photo credit: Tara at Unsophisticook)

Bloomin’ Onion by Gimme Some Oven

Red Lobster Cheddar Bay Biscuits by Seeded at the Table

Restaurant-Style Spinach Queso

Maple-Rosemary Popcorn

I hope you have an amazing Labor Day weekend!



34 Responses to “25 Favorite Copycat Recipes”

  1. #
    Averie @ Averie Cooks — August 30, 2013 @ 6:06 am

    Cassie I love copycat recipes and this is a great roundup! Thanks for including my Outback bread and the linky love. You’re so sweet!

    I seriously want to make one of each item on this roundup! Pinned!

  2. #
    Rachel Cooks — August 30, 2013 @ 6:42 am

    This round up is making me super hungry! Thanks for including me! Pinning so I can make a few of these when it is after 8am. 😉

  3. #
    Stacy | Wicked Good Kitchen — August 30, 2013 @ 6:59 am

    Excellent copycat recipe roundup, Cassie! Thanks for sharing and have a fabulous Labor Day holiday weekend! Pinning!

  4. #
    Kayle (The Cooking Actress) — August 30, 2013 @ 7:55 am

    Yay! I loove all the copycat recipes!!

  5. #
    Leah | So, How's It Taste? — August 30, 2013 @ 8:04 am

    This roundup is so awesome! I want to make all the things! Thanks for putting this together.

  6. #
    Jennifer @ Mother Thyme — August 30, 2013 @ 8:12 am

    Love these! What a great variety. Now I’m hungry… 🙂 Have a fun weekend!

  7. #
    Tieghan — August 30, 2013 @ 8:41 am

    I love copycat recipes!! I have a few on my site too, but these all look incredible!! Have a great weekend!

  8. #
    Erin | The Law Student's Wife — August 30, 2013 @ 8:55 am

    Thanks for the round up Cassie (and for including my cake!) Soooo many tasty ideas here. Have an awesome weekend!

  9. #
    Sommer @ ASpicyPerspective — August 30, 2013 @ 9:10 am

    Love these! Thanks for the great round-up, Cassie! 🙂

  10. #
    Georgia @ The Comfort of Cooking — August 30, 2013 @ 9:22 am

    You had me at homemade Krispy Kremes… But I want all of these scrumptious copycat treats! Great roundup!

  11. #
    Nikki @Seeded at the Table — August 30, 2013 @ 9:44 am

    Great round up! Thanks for featuring the biscuits. It actually reminded me that I need to make them again soon! 🙂 Ready to try all these other recipes, too!!

  12. #
    Tara @ Unsophisticook — August 30, 2013 @ 10:00 am

    I see a bunch of recipes I want to try… Thanks for including my Homemade Bisquick, Cassie!

  13. #
    Julia — August 30, 2013 @ 10:11 am

    I love copycat recipes and am particularly interested in the copycat Starbucks scones and cheeze-its! I must make some of these recipes! Thanks for a fun roundup and have yourself a lovely weekend!

  14. #
    Kelly Senyei | Just a Taste — August 30, 2013 @ 11:12 am

    What an amazing lineup, Cassie! Thanks so much for including my Homemade Samoas 🙂

  15. #
    Lisa @ Garnish with Lemon — August 30, 2013 @ 12:18 pm

    Thanks for including us in this great round up! I cant wait to check out the other recipes! Yum!

  16. #
    Laura (Tutti Dolci) — August 30, 2013 @ 3:27 pm

    Such a fun round-up of restaurant faves! Love the scones and steakhouse bread!

  17. #
    Ali | Gimme Some Oven — August 30, 2013 @ 5:51 pm

    Oh my goodness — I want all of these!! Such a fun roundup! 🙂

  18. #
    Joanne — August 30, 2013 @ 8:10 pm

    This is such a super fun roundup!! I love copycating restaurant foods…they always turn out better at home. 🙂

  19. #
    Alaina {Fabtastic Eats} — August 31, 2013 @ 6:56 am

    SO many awesome copycats! I love them all! Can’t wait to try some of these!! Thanks so much for including me in this! 🙂

  20. #
    Stephanie @ Eat. Drink. Love. — August 31, 2013 @ 8:31 pm

    I love these recipes! I always enjoy the challenge of trying to re-create recipes at home.

  21. #
    sheila — August 31, 2013 @ 9:07 pm

    Thank you so much for sharing! What a great line up!

  22. #
    Chung-Ah | Damn Delicious — September 1, 2013 @ 2:10 am

    Copycat recipes are the best! I think the vanilla scones just made it to my #1 spot on my to-make list!

  23. #
    Laurie {Simply Scratch} — September 1, 2013 @ 4:17 pm

    What a fun round-up Cassie! I just love copycat recipes 🙂

  24. #
    Monet — September 2, 2013 @ 10:17 pm

    What a great idea Cassie! I’m bookmarking this page for future reference…and sending it to my sister too! Thank you for sharing with me! I hope you have a wonderful start to your week.

  25. #
    Ashley@BakerbyNature — September 3, 2013 @ 12:14 pm

    So many amazing recipes! I think I need to try them ALL!

  26. #
    Christina (Sisters Running the Kitchen) — September 3, 2013 @ 6:00 pm

    I love copycat recipes! I have been wanting to make copycat vanilla starbucks scones for so long now. Now that the fall weather is approaching I think I will give it a shot 🙂

  27. #
    Jackie @ Domestic Fits — September 3, 2013 @ 8:49 pm

    Great round up! I think I continued to get Food Network Magazine for a year longer than I wanted just for their Almost Famous copy cat recipes. love those!

  28. #
    Gerry @ Foodness Gracious — September 4, 2013 @ 1:08 am

    Great round-up Cassie, that donut is the perfect shape for my belly 🙂

  29. #
    Maureen | Orgasmic Chef — September 4, 2013 @ 1:40 am

    Wow, Cassie, I’m hungry now and I just ate. Great collection!

  30. #
    Nutmeg Nanny — September 9, 2013 @ 10:48 pm

    Oh yum! I love trying out these copycat recipes 🙂

  31. #
    Diana — December 12, 2014 @ 3:11 pm

    Love the copycat recipes…Now I have to get my dinner ready 🙂


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