Top 10 Copycat Recipes

We scoured the web to find the best restaurant copycat recipes. These are our top 10 picks.

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Inspired by: Olive Garden’s Zuppa Toscana Soup

This Zuppa Toscana copycat tastes just as good (if not a little bit better!) than the real deal. Sausage, potatoes and heavy whipping cream make it the perfect choice for a hearty meal.

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Inspired by: Chipotle’s Cilantro-Lime Rice

Homemade burritos are about to taste even better, thanks to this copycat Chipotle rice recipe. The secret ingredient? A tiny pinch of nutmeg to balance the tart lime juice and fresh cilantro.

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Inspired by: Chick-fil-A Nuggets

Curb your cravings with these copycat Chick-fil-A nuggets from House of Yumm. Her recipe tastes delicious any day of the week, but especially on Sundays.

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Inspired by: Wendy’s Chili

Skip the fast food and reach for this copycat Wendy’s chili recipe instead. Since it’s made in a slow cooker, it takes only slightly more effort than the drive-through.

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Inspired by: KFC’s Cole Slaw

Recreate your favorite side dish with this copycat KFC coleslaw recipe. Whether you serve it with fried chicken or something equally tasty, it’s sure to be a hit.

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Inspired by: Olive Garden’s House Salad

Eat as many servings of this copycat Olive Garden salad from Stuck on Sweet as you want. The homemade croutons make it taste better than the dine-in version.
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Inspired by: Cinnabon’s Classic Roll

Your kitchen will smell like the mall food court, thanks to this heavenly Cinnabon copycat recipe. Drizzled with a gooey glaze, they’re a delightful treat any time of day.

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Inspired by: Chipotle’s Chicken

There’s no charge for an extra serving when you make this copycat Chipotle chicken from Culinary Hill. Adobo sauce and ancho chile powder give the chicken that signature kick.
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Inspired by: Panera’s Broccoli Cheddar Soup

This copycat Panera broccoli cheese soup recipe is so spot-on, you’ll forget that you made it yourself. Stuffed in bread bowls, it’s the perfect dish for a chilly day.

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Inspired by: Chick-fil-A Sauce

You can never have too much sauce for dipping nuggets and those signature waffle fries. This copycat Chick-fil-A sauce from House of Yumm ensures you can always have a stock of the good stuff on hand.

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.