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20 Burger King Copycat Recipes

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Inspired by: Chicken FriesTaste of Home

Inspired by: 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.  —Nick Iverson, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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Inspired by: Rodeo KingTaste of Home

Inspired by: Rodeo King

Every family has a burger of choice, and this is ours. It’s stacked tall with bacon and crunchy onion rings.  —Paula Homer, Nampa, Idaho. If McDonald’s is more your speed, check out these 22 copycat McDonald’s recipes so you can skip the drive-through.

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Mini Maple Cinnamon RollsTaste of Home

Inspired by: Cini Minis

Maple syrup sweetens these lovely little cinnamon buns. I make the dough in my bread machine before popping the rolls in the oven. My husband prefers them warm.  —Juanita Carlsen, North Bend, Oregon

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Inspired by: Grilled Chicken SandwichTaste of Home

Inspired by: Grilled Chicken Sandwich

A creamy lemon-dill spread adds summery flavor to tender chicken served between slices of grilled French bread with slices of lettuce and tomato. Serve it for lunch, or for a light and breezy dinner on the patio.  —Orien Major, Hinton, Alberta

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Inspired by: Dutch Apple PieTaste of Home

Inspired by: Dutch Apple Pie

Everything about this dessert (but especially its dutch apple pie topping!) makes it the number 1 request for family gatherings. Its oat crust reminds me of a cookie, and the tart apple filling just can’t be beat during harvest time.  —Brenda DuFresne, Midland, Michigan. Who says this has to be dessert? Swap your meals and eat this pie before chowing down on one of these 24 copycat recipes for your favorite restaurant appetizers.

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Inspired by: WhopperTaste of Home

Inspired by: Whopper

For a quick weeknight dinner, try these juicy burgers. A dollop of chili sauce on top makes them extra flavorful.  —Ron Treadaway, Acworth, Georgia

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Inspired by: Egg-normous BurritoTaste of Home

Inspired by: Egg-normous Burrito

I like to use a second slow cooker to keep the tortillas warm and pliable when I serve these hearty burritos. Just place a clean wet cloth in the bottom, then cover it with foil and add your tortillas.  —Beth Osburn, Levelland, Texas

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Bacon cheeseburger with fry sauceTaste of Home

Inspired by: Bacon Cheeseburger

In Utah, fry sauce is the beloved state condiment. We use it not just as a dip for fries, but also as a spread for hamburgers. Utah is known as the Beehive State, so I wanted to add honey as a special touch to my fry sauce.  —Elisabeth Larsen, Pleasant Grove, Utah. While you’re making burgers, remember that this is the one thing you should never do to the patties.

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Inspired by: French FriesTaste of Home

Inspired by: 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: Chicken NuggetsTaste of Home

Inspired by: Chicken Nuggets

I like to make these golden chicken nuggets because they’re so quick and easy. My whole family loves them. You can also use the seasoning to cook chicken breast halves. Stack them on rustic bread with mayo, lettuce, and tomato for delicious sandwiches.  —Annette Ellyson, Carolina, West Virginia

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Inspired by: Pancake PlatterTaste of Home

Inspired by: Pancake Platter

You just can’t beat the best buttermilk pancake recipe for a down-home hearty breakfast. Pair it with sausage and fresh fruit for a mouthwatering morning meal.  —Betty Abrey, Imperial, Saskatchewan. Don’t forget to include this secret ingredient that makes the fluffiest pancakes ever.

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Inspired by: Chicken Garden SaladTaste of Home

Inspired by: Chicken Garden Salad

If you love the flavors of the Southwest – cumin, chili powder, a little cayenne heat – this versatile recipe for grilled chicken with fresh red and green peppers gives you something more. Discover a spicy dressing that keeps well in the refrigerator, for those days when you’re running late and just want a salad, or an unexpected picnic pops up.  —Therese Anderson, Pine City, Minnesota

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Inspired by: Strawberry Hand Spun ShakeTaste of Home

Inspired by: Strawberry Hand Spun Shake

Cool off with a thick and rich treat that will remind you of a malt shoppe! Nothing can beat this strawberry shake recipe.  —Kathryn Conrad, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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Burger AmericanaTaste of Home

Inspired by: Cheeseburger

Go on a burger road trip in your own backyard. Grill the patties and load them sky-high. Peanut butter and bacon make them Southern style; coleslaw and tomatoes, a Northern version.  —Susan Mahaney, New Hartford, New York

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Inspired by: Ham, Egg & Cheese BiscuitTaste of Home

Inspired by: Ham, Egg & Cheese Biscuit

I turned classic breakfast sandwiches into something heartier you could have for dinner, too. We pile toppings like salsa, avocado—even mayo and ketchup—onto my homemade biscuits.   —Fay Moreland, Wichita Falls, Texas. You’ll want to try this recipe after reading this shocking secret about your fast food eggs.

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Inspired by: Crispy Chicken TendersTaste of Home

Inspired by: Crispy Chicken Tenders

These strips are designed for kids, but tasty enough for company. The tender strips are moist and juicy and would also be great on a salad.  —Becky Oliver, Fairplay, Colorado

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Inspired by: Quarter Pound KingTaste of Home

Inspired by: Quarter Pound King

My husband is a grill master, and we like to make up recipes together. The sauce for this juicy burger tastes even better when it’s been refrigerated overnight.  —Mary Potter, Sterling Heights, Michigan

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Inspired by: Oreo Cookie CheesecakeTaste of Home

Inspired by: Oreo Cookie Cheesecake

Oreo cookies and cheesecake — how can you go wrong? I made 20 of these crowd-pleasing desserts in all different sizes for my wedding, and they were a big hit.  —Leanne Stinson, Camduff, Saskatchewan. You’ll definitely be in the mood for this recipe after you read these 13 facts about Cheesecake Factory’s cheesecake.

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Inspired by: French Toast SticksTaste of Home

Inspired by: French Toast Sticks

Learn how to make french toast sticks with this quick and easy recipe. I like to have them handy in the freezer for a hearty breakfast in an instant. They’re great for buffets because they can be eaten on the go.  —Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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Big & Buttery Chocolate Chip CookiesTaste of Home

Inspired by: Chocolate Chip Cookie

My take on the classic cookie is inspired by a bakery in California called Hungry Bear. It’s big, thick and chewy—truly the best chocolate chip cookie recipe.  —Irene Yeh, Mequon, Wisconsin.

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