32 Copycat Recipes for All of Your Fall Favorites

It's fall, y'all! Celebrate the new season with these cozy fall copycat recipes. We have ideas for iconic desserts, comforting casseroles, sweet sippers and much more.

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Inspired by: Olive Garden Chicken & Gnocchi Soup

I tasted a similar soup at Olive Garden and wanted to see if I could re-create it myself at home. Here’s the delicious result! It’s wonderful on a chilly evening. —Jaclynn Robinson, Shingletown, California

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Inspired by: Starbucks Pumpkin Bread

Skip the line and bake Starbucks pumpkin bread in your own kitchen. This copycat recipe may be even better than the original! —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
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Inspired by: The Cheesecake Factory Steak Diane

With tender steak medallions, fluffy mashed potatoes and a robust wine-infused mushroom sauce, this Cheesecake Factory-inspired main dish is perfect for chilly fall nights. Plus, it’s downright delicious!
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Inspired by: Panera Bread Broccoli Cheddar Soup

Creamy soup in a bread bowl? We can’t think of a more perfect fall meal. Dig into this broccoli cheddar delight that tastes just like the version from Panera Bread.
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Inspired by: Cracker Barrel Hash Brown Casserole

Serve this indulgent casserole alongside steak and eggs for breakfast, with a slice of quiche for brunch or in the evening with fried chicken and green beans. It’s heart, comforting and perfect for chilly days.
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Inspired by: Dunkin' Pumpkin Munchkins

I always have a few special treats handy when the grandchildren visit. These cake doughnuts are one of their favorite snacks. —Beva Staum, Muscoda, Wisconsin
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Inspired by: Starbucks Pumpkin Spice Latte

Each sip of this spiced-just-right beverage from our very own baristas tastes like a piece of pumpkin pie! —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
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Inspired by: Olive Garden Five Cheese Ziti al Forno

After having the five-cheese ziti at Olive Garden, I tried to make my own version of it—and I think I got pretty close. I always double this when I’m making it and freeze the second one for another meal. —Keri Whitney, Castro Valley, California
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Inspired by: Affy Tapple Caramel Apples

Who doesn’t love a good gooey caramel apple? Make a double batch because these treats always go fast! —Karen Ann Bland, Gove, Kansas
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Inspired by: Cracker Barrel Roast Beef

Everyone loves slices of this fork-tender roast beef with its savory gravy. The well-seasoned roast is Mom’s specialty. People always ask about the secret ingredients. Now you have the delicious recipe for our favorite meat dish! —Linda Gaido, New Brighton, Pennsylvania. If you like this, then you must try a copycat of Cracker Barrel’s meatloaf recipe.
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Inspired by: Einstein Bros. Bagels Pumpkin Muffin

These pumpkin muffins with cake mix are so good, even picky eaters cannot seem to get enough. They’re also delicious without frosting or nuts. —Samantha Callahan, Muncie, Indiana
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Inspired by: Panera Bread Cinnamon Crunch Bagels

There’s something magical about a crunchy, cinnamon-sugar-topped bagel once it’s toasted and slathered with a smear of flavorful cream cheese. Make this Panera Bread copycat recipe at home for a cozy, fall treat.
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Inspired by: The Cheesecake Factory Pumpkin Pecan Cheesecake

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Inspired by: Panera Bread Autumn Squash Soup

This delectable soup feels like fall! Its golden color and rich, satisfying flavor have made it a favorite of mine—which is really amazing because I was convinced I didn't like squash until I tried this recipe. —Becky Ruff, Monona, Iowa
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Inspired by: Starbucks Cranberry Bliss Bars

On a cool fall day, few treats pair better with a steaming cup of coffee than Starbucks’ cranberry bliss bars. We’ll show you how to make this annual favorite at home.
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Inspired by: IHOP Pumpkin Pancakes

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Inspired by: Red Lobster Cheddar Bay Biscuits

Warm, fluffy, herby and cheesy, there’s something magical about these Red Lobster biscuits that makes it nearly impossible to eat only one. Enjoy ’em with a hearty stew, cozy casserole or pot roast for the ultimate fall meal.
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Inspired by: Einstein Bros. Bagels Frozen Pumpkin Latte

The winter holidays are my favorite time of year, and this spiced pumpkin drink is one reason I love the season so much. If you don't have a coffee maker, it's OK to use instant coffee—just make it stronger. —Kathie Perez, East Peoria, Illinois
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Inspired by: Trader Joe's Pumpkin Rolls

I make sticky buns and cinnamon rolls quite often because my husband loves them. One day I had some fresh pumpkin on hand and decided to try pumpkin cinnamon buns. We loved the results! —Glenda Joseph, Chambersburg, Pennsylvania
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Inspired by: Culver's Pumpkin Pecan Concrete Mixer

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Inspired by: Starbucks Caramel Apple Spice

Spiced with cinnamon sticks, allspice and caramel, this warm-you-up sipper will chase away winter's chill. Serve brimming mugs alongside a platter of festive cookies at your next holiday gathering. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
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Inspired by: Noodles & Company Wisconsin Mac & Cheese

I like to serve this mac & cheese with a salad and crusty bread. It’s a satisfying meal that feels upscale, but will fit just about any budget. And because the Gorgonzola is so mild in this dish, even the kiddos will go for it. —Charlotte Giltner, Mesa, Arizona
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Inspired by: Starbucks Pumpkin Scone

After trying a pumpkin scone at a coffee house, I was inspired to look for a recipe to try at home. The glaze nicely complements the pumpkin flavor.
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Inspired by: Applebee's Maple Butter Blondie

Ever since I tried the maple blondie at Applebee’s, I’ve been determined to figure out the recipe. I tried several variations until I came up with this one, and it’s become one of our family favorites. —Pat Parker, Chester, South Carolina
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Inspired by: The Cheesecake Factory Pumpkin Cheesecake

When I was young we produced several ingredients for this pumpkin cheesecake on the farm. We raised pumpkins in our large vegetable garden, and made homemade butter and lots of sour cream using milk from our dairy herd. —Evonne Wurmnest, Normal, Illinois
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Inspired by: Wendy's Chili

This hearty slow cooker chili can cook for up to 10 hours on low in the slow cooker. It’s so good to come home to its wonderful aroma after a long day away. —Sue Call, Beech Grove, Indiana
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Inspired by: Panera Bread Pumpkin Pie Bagels

Enjoy pumpkin pie flavor with these classic bagels. For a change, adjust the spices to suit your taste buds. —Kristy Reeves, LeRoy, Kansas
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Inspired by: Boston Market Meat Loaf

Mom made the best meat loaf, and now I do too. When I first met my husband, he wasn't a meat loaf guy, but this recipe won him over. —Michelle Beran, Claflin, Kansas
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Inspired by: Starbucks Pumpkin Cream Cheese Muffin

I first made this recipe back in 1987 and have since made it many times over the years because it’s my children’s favorite muffin recipe.
—Wendy Stenman
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Inspired by: Country Kitchen Old Fashioned Apple Crisp

I live in apple country, and making a delicious apple crisp is one way to use the fruit. This treat doesn’t take a lot of time to assemble. —Gertrude Bartnick, Portage, Wisconsin
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Inspired by: Cracker Barrel Chicken n’ Dumplins

Using precooked chicken and ready-made biscuits, this hearty dish is comfort food made simple. It’s the perfect way to warm up on chilly nights. —Lakeya Astwood, Schenectady, New York.

Want to try out more recipes? Here’s our copycat Cracker Barrel broccoli cheddar chicken recipe.

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Inspired by: Trader Joe's Pumpkin Toaster Waffles

My girlfriend loves pumpkin, so I enjoy making these fluffy pumpkin waffles for her on cool Sunday mornings. —Charles Insler, Silver Spring, Maryland

Katie Bandurski
As Senior Shopping Editor, Katie connects Taste of Home readers with the best gifts, deals and home products on the market. An avid foodie and a holiday enthusiast, Katie is an expert at cultivating meaningful moments. When she’s out of the office, you’ll find her exploring Wisconsin, trying out new vegetarian recipes and watching Christmas movies.