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51 Copycat Recipes from The Cheesecake Factory

Thanks to our copycat versions of these recipes from The Cheesecake Factory, you don’t have to make a reservation to get your hands on your favorite dishes.

From cashew chicken to filet mignon, The Cheesecake Factory always satisfies. We rounded up our best copycat recipes from hundreds of craveable menu items from The Cheesecake Factory.

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The Cheesecake Factory Original Cheesecake Copycat

You can’t go wrong with a slice of The Cheesecake Factory’s original cheesecake. A slice at the restaurant doesn’t come with glazed strawberries, but you can add some to your copycat recipe if you like!

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The Cheesecake Factory Brown Bread Copycat

The Cheesecake Factory’s brown bread is almost as famous as the cheesecake itself. Now, you can get it without even making a reservation!
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The Cheesecake Factory Pumpkin Cheesecake Copycat

With its gingersnap crust and maple syrup drizzle, this rich and creamy spiced pumpkin dessert never fails to get rave reviews. It cuts nicely, too. —Cathy Hall, Phoenix, Arizona
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The Cheesecake Factory Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Cheesecake Copycat

I created this recipe to combine two of my all-time favorites: cheesecake for the grown-up in me and chocolate chip cookie dough for the little girl in me. Sour cream offsets the sweetness and adds a nice tang. Everyone who tries this scrumptious cookie dough cheesecake loves it. —Julie Craig, Kewaskum, Wisconsin

New to making cheesecake? Check out our complete guide to homemade cheesecake.

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Cheesecake Factory Shrimp Scampi

Use your favorite dry, crisp white wine to make this copycat Cheesecake Factory shrimp scampi recipe. Plate it just like the restaurant by arranging the shrimp around a mound of angel hair pasta.
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The Cheesecake Factory White Chicken Chili Copycat

Chili is one of our best cold-weather strategies. We use chicken and white beans for a twist on the regular bowl of red. It’s soothing comfort food. —Rachel Lewis, Danville, Virginia
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The Cheesecake Factory Buffalo Wings Copycat

These golden wings make a mouthwatering hot appetizer. —Gloria Jarrett, Loveland, Ohio
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The Cheesecake Factory Chicken Piccata Copycat

This satisfying chicken piccata copycat recipe from The Cheesecake Factory has capers, mushrooms, a creamy lemon sauce and angel hair pasta to round out the meal. Serve it with a few lemon slices to make it really feel like you’re dining at the restaurant.
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The Cheesecake Factory Fish Tacos Copycat

Searching for a lighter alternative to traditional fried fish, I came up with this crispy, crunchy fish tacos recipe. It’s a hit with friends and family. —Jennifer Palmer, Rancho Cucamonga, California

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The Cheesecake Factory Ultimate Red Velvet Cake Cheesecake Copycat

I love both red velvet cake and cheesecake. So why not combine them into one stunning red velvet cheesecake recipe? It’s best when served chilled, right out of the fridge. —Melissa Gaines, Knoxville, Tennessee
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The Cheesecake Factory Caramel Pecan Turtle Cheesecake Copycat

For an almost instant dessert, I spread homemade ganache and caramel sauce over premade cheesecake. It always makes busy holidays feel slightly less hectic. —Laura McDowell, Lake Villa, Illinois
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The Cheesecake Factory Chicken Enchiladas Copycat

Leftover chicken gets an awesome makeover in this rich and creamy casserole. This colorful dish is loaded with flavor. It’s a nice change of pace from beef enchiladas. —Julie Moutray, Wichita, Kansas
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The Cheesecake Factory Louisiana Chicken Pasta Copycat

Parmesan-crusted chicken and a creamy Cajun sauce makes The Cheesecake Factory Louisiana chicken pasta a standout dish on the restaurant’s menu—and our copycat recipe is just like it!
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The Cheesecake Factory Cobb Salad Copycat

Made on the fly by Hollywood restaurateur Bob Cobb in 1937, the Cobb salad is a world-famous American dish. Here’s a fresh take, with all the original appeal and an extra special presentation. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
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The Cheesecake Factory Americana Cheeseburger Copycat

Go on a burger road trip in your own backyard. Grill the patties and load them sky-high with your favorite toppings. For instance, peanut butter and bacon make them southern style; coleslaw and tomatoes,
a northern version. —Susan Mahaney, New Hartford, New York
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The Cheesecake Factory Crispy Crab Bites Copycat

Our region is known for good seafood, and crab cakes are a traditional favorite. I learned to make them from a chef in a restaurant where they were a bestseller. The crabmeat’s sweet and mild flavor is sparked by the blend of other ingredients. —Debbie Terenzini, Lusby, Maryland
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The Cheesecake Factory Pasta Carbonara Copycat

When a man at church found out how much my family likes fettuccine, he shared his Italian grandmother’s carbonara recipe with us. I’ve made it my own over the last 25 years. Grated Parmesan cheese works just as well as Romano. —Kristine Chayes, Smithtown, New York
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The Cheesecake Factory Filet Mignon Copycat

Although this is a simple recipe, the filet is rich and elegant enough for a special occasion. Add a salad and rolls, and dinner is done! —Jauneen Hosking, Waterford, Wisconsin
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The Cheesecake Factory Stuffed Mushrooms Copycat

Heat-and-serve convenience foods are forbidden in the House of Loreto Kitchen, and residents appreciate the “real” food we serve. Everyone reaches for seconds of these tasty morsels. —Judith LaBrozzi, Canton, Ohio
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The Cheesecake Factory Asian Chicken Lettuce Wrap Tacos Copycat

This recipe is so flavorful and fresh tasting. The teachers and staff at my school love it because it’s fun to put together. —Laureen Pittman, Riverside, California
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The Cheesecake Factory Chicken Bellagio Copycat

Basil oil, prosciutto, breaded chicken and arugula are just a few of the ingredients that make The Cheesecake Factory Chicken Bellagio so flavorful. Stacked high on your plate, this copycat recipe can make one large portion (just like The Cheesecake Factory), or be divided into multiple, smaller servings.
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The Cheesecake Factory Reese's Peanut Butter Chocolate Cake Cheesecake Copycat

I said I’d take dessert to a holiday party so I tried this recipe. I’m sure you’ll agree it tastes as luscious as it looks! —Dawn Lowenstein, Huntingdon Valley, Pennsylvania
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The Cheesecake Factory The Everything Flatbread Pizza Copycat

Our daughter, Stephanie, makes this pizza for her dad whenever he has a craving for it. Meat eaters will definitely get their fill with a slice of this deep-dish delight.—Nancy Jo Leffler, DePauw, Indiana
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The Cheesecake Factory Fish & Chips Copycat

“Tuck in” as if you’re in a traditional British pub. These oven-baked, moist fish fillets have a fuss-free coating that’s healthy but just as crunchy and golden as the deep-fried kind. Simply seasoned and also baked, the crispy fries are perfect on the side. —Janice Mitchell, Aurora, Colorado
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The Cheesecake Factory Spicy Edamame Copycat

Edamame (pronounced eh-duh-MAH-may) are young soybeans in their pods. In our Test Kitchen, we boiled and seasoned them with salt, ginger, garlic powder and red pepper flakes. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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The Cheesecake Factory Bacon-Bacon Cheeseburger Copycat

Where can you get a juicy burger that is so superior to drive-thru fare? Right in your backyard with this delicious bacon cheeseburger recipe. —Jackie Burns, Silverdale, Washington
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The Cheesecake Factory Chicken Madeira Copycat

The sauce is the star of The Cheesecake Factory’s Chicken Madeira. Going out of your way to find Madeira wine is key to making a true copycat recipe at home!
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The Cheesecake Factory Beet and Avocado Salad

Beets, oranges and spinach sprinkled with goat cheese make a scrumptious new blend for a mixed green salad. The combination may seem unlikely, but I guarantee it will become a favorite. —Nancy Heishman, Las Vegas, Nevada
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The Cheesecake Factory Four-Cheese Pasta Copycat

This cheesy pasta dish is comforting, hearty, delicious and—surprise!—meatless. Filling whole grains, low-fat protein and a touch of heat make this recipe a keeper! Serve with a salad and crusty bread. —Janet Elrod, Newnan, Georgia
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The Cheesecake Factory Pasta Da Vinci Copycat

I fell in love with this dish at the restaurant and experimented until I could duplicate it at home. What’s so nice is that the sauce can be made ahead and be refrigerated or frozen. Now you can have a delicious copycat Cheesecake Factory pasta da Vinci on a weeknight. —Trisha Kruse, Eagle, Idaho
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The Cheesecake Factory Tiramisu Cake Copycat

This is the perfect guilt-free version of a classic dessert. My friends even say that they prefer my lighter recipe over other tiramisu.—Ale Gambini, Beverly Hills, California
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The Cheesecake Factory Steak Diane Copycat

Steak Diane is one of the most popular items at The Cheesecake Factory—and with the help of this copycat recipe, you can enjoy it at home, too.
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The Cheesecake Factory Veggie Burger Copycat

These juicy veggie patties have major flavor with cumin, garlic and a little chili powder. They hold their own against any veggie burger you‘d buy at the supermarket. —Marguerite Shaeffer, Sewell, New Jersey

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The Cheesecake Factory Southern Fried Catfish Copycat

Pancake mix and carbonated water are the surprising secrets to these beautifully browned catfish fillets. Serve with coleslaw or sweet potato fries, and get ready for smiles. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
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The Cheesecake Factory Orange Chicken Copycat

We enjoy these tangy nuggets so many ways—over noodles or rice, in sandwiches, even on top of lettuce and cabbage. —Darlene Brenden, Salem, Oregon
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The Cheesecake Factory Fried Zucchini Copycat

I often make these fries for my husband and myself, especially when our garden is full of zucchini. The cornmeal coating gives them a nice crunch. —Sarah Gottschalk, Richmond, Indiana

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The Cheesecake Factory Coffee & Cream Chocolate Supreme Cheesecake Copycat

For an easy, make-ahead dessert that’s elegant and luscious, try this recipe. The perfect blend of mocha and chocolate is in each cool, refreshing slice. —Aelita Kivirist, Glenview, Illinois
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The Cheesecake Factory Grilled Turkey Burger Copycat

These juicy, tender patties on whole wheat buns make a wholesome, satisfying sandwich. We especially like to grill this turkey burger recipe, but you could also pan-fry them. —Sherry Hulsman, Elkton, Florida
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The Cheesecake Factory Eggplant Parmesan Copycat

Because my recipe calls for baking the eggplant instead of frying it, it’s much healthier than other parmesans! The prep time is a little longer than for some recipes, but the Italian flavors and rustic elegance are well worth it. —Laci Hooten, McKinney, Texas
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The Cheesecake Factory Pepperoni Flatbread Pizza Copycat

I’ve spent years trying to come up with the perfect pizza crust and sauce, and they’re paired up in this recipe. I fix this crispy, savory pizza for my family often, and it really satisfies my husband and sons. —Susan Lindahl, Alford, Florida
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The Cheesecake Factory Grilled Porkchop Copycat

A little brining and a special dry rub go a long way to making the perfect pork chop. Once you've mastered how to cook thick pork chops, you'll be enjoying them all summer long. —Matthew Hass, Franklin, Wisconsin
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The Cheesecake Factory Spicy Cashew Chicken Copycat

There are lots of recipes for cashew chicken, but my family thinks this one stands alone. We love the flavor from the fresh ginger and the crunch of the cashews. Another plus is it’s easy to prepare. —Oma Rollison, El Cajon, California

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The Cheesecake Factory Oreo Dream Extreme Cheesecake Copycat

I used to think cheesecake sounded intimidating, but since I started making them I can’t stop! This simple but special cookie-topped version will make your family feel fussed over. —Rose Yoder, Middlebury, Indiana
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The Cheesecake Factory Shrimp Scampi Copycat

Use your favorite dry, crisp white wine to make this copycat version of The Cheesecake Factory shrimp scampi recipe. Plate it just like the restaurant by arranging the shrimp around a mound of angel hair pasta.
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The Cheesecake Factory Chicken Marsala and Mushrooms Copycat

Chicken topped with melting Gorgonzola is quick enough for weeknight cooking but also elegant enough for a dinner party. We live near the Faribault, MN, caves that are used to age the lovely AmaBlu Gorgonzola cheese, so this is a favorite for us. —Jill Anderson, Sleepy Eye, Minnesota
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The Cheesecake Factory Fresh Basil, Tomato and Cheese Flatbread Pizza Copycat

This is a combination of grilled pizza and a cheesy flatbread recipe I discovered years ago. It’s a great appetizer or main dish. —Tina Repak Mirilovich, Johnstown, Pennsylvania
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The Cheesecake Factory Fresh Grilled Salmon Copycat

I love salmon, but my husband doesn’t. So I combined flavors I knew he liked to create this grilled recipe, and now it’s the only salmon he will eat. It’s so easy and only requires a handful of ingredients. —Nicole Clayton, Prescott, Arizona
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The Cheesecake Factory Shepherd's Pie Copycat

This is the best shepherd’s pie recipe I’ve ever tasted. It’s very quick to make, and I usually have most—if not all—of the ingredients already on hand. —Tirzah Sandt, San Diego, California
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The Cheesecake Factory Factory Nachos Copycat

This chicken nachos recipe is delicious and so simple. Rotisserie (or leftover) chicken keeps it quick, and the seasonings and splash of lime juice lend fantastic flavor. My husband enjoys this snack so much that he often requests it for dinner! —Gail Cawsey, Geneseo, Illinois
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The Cheesecake Factory Famous Factory Meatloaf Copycat

When my husband and I were first married, he refused to eat meat loaf because he said it was bland and dry. Then I prepared this version, and it became his favorite meal. —Suzanne Codner, Starbuck, Minnesota
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The Cheesecake Factory Teriyaki Chicken Copycat

This slow cooker teriyaki chicken recipe always goes over big with my family. The chicken thighs turn out just right, every time. —Gigi Miller, Stoughton, Wisconsin