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Copycat Fries from Your Favorite Restaurants

Craving fries? Skip the drive-through and make your own with these copycat fries recipes from all of your favorite restaurants.

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Inspired by: Shake Shack's Cheese Fries

I came up with this recipe after my daughter had cheese fries at a restaurant and couldn't stop talking about them. She loves that I can fix them so quickly at home. Plus, the frozen fry packets can be refrigerated and reheated. —Melissa Tatum, Greensboro, North Carolina
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Inspired by: McDonald's French Fries

An even tastier way to eat fries! The addition of Parmesan and garlic makes this side dish simple irresistible. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
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Inspired by: Arby's Curly Fries

These copycat Arby’s curly fries from Domestic Superhero get that signature kick from a blend of six spices.
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Inspired by: Applebee's Basket of Fries

Yes, you do want fries with that—especially these crispy, golden fries, full of garlic flavor and just a little bit of heat. —Steve Westphal, Wind Lake, Wisconsin
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Inspired by: Dunkin' Donuts Donut Fries

The Dunkin’ version of donut fries is only available for a limited time, but this delicious recipe from Kirbie’s Cravings will quickly become a lasting staple in your kitchen. Try them plain or dunked in chocolate glaze.
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Inspired by: Chili’s Texas Cheese Fries

The delicious chili goes together in minutes and then cooks while you run errands. The only way to make it even better is to pour it over crisp french fries and sprinkle with cheese. —Joan Hallford, North Richland Hills, Texas
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Inspired by: Burger King's Chicken Fries

Kid-friendly and quick, these crunchy oven-baked chicken fries are coated with a mixture of crushed potato chips, panko bread crumbs and Parmesan cheese. Dip them in ranch dressing, barbecue sauce or honey-mustard sauce.—Nick Iverson, Denver, Colorado
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Inspired by: In-N-Out's Animal-Style Fries

Don’t worry if you’re not on the West Coast. These copycat In-N-Out animal-style fries from Dinner Then Dessert taste just like the real deal.
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Inspired by: Wendy’s French Fries

These fries are always popular with my meat-and-potatoes bunch. The cheesy seasoning can easily double as a flavorful baked potato topper, too.—Maribeth Edwards, Follansbee, West Virginia
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Inspired by: SONIC's Chili Cheese Tots

Playing with food is loads of fun when you have Tater Tots and taco toppings. Let kids build their own for smiles all around. —Eleanor Mielke, Mitchell, South Dakota
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Inspired by: Five Guys' Fries

Five Guys is known for their massive servings, and this simple recipe from Wildflour’s Cottage Kitchen can be tailored to fit any appetite.
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Inspired by: Red Robin's Bottomless Steak Fries®

With fewer than five ingredients and in less than 30 minutes, you can whip up tasty homemade fries for an anytime side. —Pat Fredericks, Oak Creek, Wisconsin

Katie Bandurski
Katie is an Associate Editor for Taste of Home, specializing in writing and email newsletters. When she’s out of the office, you’ll find her exploring Wisconsin, trying out new vegetarian recipes and combing through antique shops.

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