65 Copycat Desserts

Our members have cracked the recipe code to some of America's most beloved sweets, including Krispy Kremes, Thin Mint Girl Scout cookies and Twinkies.

Mrs. Fields' Chocolate Chip Cookies

"These are absolutely the best chocolate chip cookies I have ever made, and that's saying something! I've already started thinking up all kinds of wonderful variations."


Cheesecake Factory Key Lime Cheesecake

"I made this cheesecake last night. If you like key lime pie, you will absolutely love this!”


Skor Bars

"These taste just like Skor bars! They're great — and very addictive."


White Chocolate Chip Macadamia Nut Cookies

“Excellent cookies! I made these today using macadamia nuts that we brought back from Hawaii. They’re wonderful! I’ll definitely save this recipe and make them again.”

-Betty G.

Ferrero Rochers

"Who doesn't love these rich, chocolate-hazelnut balls? Crunchy wafers and buttery ground nuts are bound together with Nutella and wrapped around a whole hazelnut for a decadent treat you can make any day."


Olive Garden Black Tie Mousse Cake

“The steps are easy! I had no problem figuring everything out. Everyone raved about it. It’s an amazing chocolate cake.”


Girl Scout Samoa Cookies

"These cookies are fantastic. My fiancee and I think that they're actually better than the originals."


PayDay Bars

"Yum! These bars are absolutely delicious, quick and so easy to make! Loved the salty and sweet combination!"


Hostess Cupcakes

This amazing recipe is a homemade take on America's favorite chocolate cupcake. You won't be able to taste the difference!

Betty Crocker Boxed Brownies

"These brownies were really good. I love that I can mix the dry ingredients and store them for later."


Costco Muffins

"What a great recipe! I did the chocolate muffins and the lemon blueberry muffins and everyone in my house loved them."


Dairy Queen Blizzards

"This is a really fun recipe. Everyone got to pick their own candy to put in the shake and they all tasted so good."

-Flowers and Pearls

See's Fudge

"I don't usually like fudge because of it's crumbly consistency, but this was wonderful and creamy."


Cheesecake Factory Cheesecake

“My kids and husband devoured this in one day! It was that good. I didn’t use a Bain Marie and it still turned out perfect.”


Copycat Dunkin' Donuts Chocolate Glazed Donuts

“These are chocolate doughnuts in a thin shell of vanilla glaze. If you’ve never had a cake doughnut before, you’re in for a treat! They’re light, rich and certainly difficult to stop eating.”


Homemade Fig Newtons

“I loved fig Newtons as a kid, so I was excited to try these! The taste is amazing, even better than the original.”


Cheesecake Factory Oreo Cheesecake

“I’ve made this recipe several times and it’s always a hit! I just finished making one for my boyfriend’s birthday. This is our favorite cheesecake! If you haven’t made this yet, please give it a try!”


Krispy Kreme Doughnuts

“These were incredible. I can’t believe I can make this at home! They taste exactly like the brand. It’s my favorite recipe of all time!”


Cranberry Bliss Bars

“I’m so happy I made this recipe. I’ve always loved the combination of tart cranberries with white chocolate.”


Copycat Dunkin' Donuts Glazed Bowties

“These lovely pastries will make you look like a pro! Wow your friends with your kitchen skills. You are a doughnut boss!”


Copycat Cinnabon Chocolate Chip Cookie Cinnamon Bun

“Chocolate chip cookie plus Cinnabon? I’ll take 16. So will everybody.”


Cinnabon Cinnamon Rolls

"They just came out of the oven and look so pretty! They smell just like walking by Cinnabon at the mall.”

-Monica H.

Copycat Starbucks Classic Coffee Cake

“Mine turned out absolutely amazing! It looks and tastes great.”

-Emilie M.

Copycat Shake Shack Vanilla Frozen Custard

“A wonderfully dense frozen vanilla custard. Perfect for any occasion!”


Copycat Dunkin' Donuts Boston Creme Donuts

A perfect balance of chocolate with the cream on the inside. Surprise your guests and watch them light up when they realize there is a filling!

Banana Cream Cheesecake

“This is my first time making cheesecake! It came out perfect and everyone loved it. I’ve had the Cheesecake Factory version and this is every bit as good.”

-Tony F.

Cheesecake Factory Carrot Cake Cheesecake

"This was much easier to make than I first thought it would be, and it turned out fantastic!”

-Steven M.

Girl Scout Chocolate Mint Cookies

“Such an easy way to make them! Involve your kids to help you with cooking. We all enjoyed these cookies!”



“Great and delicious cookies. I thought they were like the Girl Scout cookies. They were very, very good. It made for 1-2-3-4 hit wonders.”

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Lemon Cooler Cookies

“These were a big hit this weekend, and have already been requested for Memorial Day!”


Iced Oatmeal Cookies

“Yep, these are it. No tweaking necessary. My children devoured them and they ‘don’t like’ oatmeal cookies. Go bake a batch or two!”


Homemade Thin Mint Cookies

“An excellent cookie! I chilled them for a couple of days in a roll, then thinly sliced them to bake. I topped it with the chocolate. They’re so good!”

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Cracker Barrel Fried Apples

“I love this recipe! It’s easy to make with great results. It gave me a way to use up my apples.”


Cheesecake Factory Pumpkin Cheesecake

"I used this recipe three times last fall and it's wonderful!"

-Tami M.

Applebee's Maple Butter Blondie Dessert

“I absolutely love this! It’s very moist and fudgy. The sauce is amazing and I used the full amount of maple flavoring because I love maple.”


New York-Style Cheesecake

“This is the only cheesecake that I’ve made that hasn’t cracked on top! I will definitely make this again. My husband loved it!”


Starbucks Marble Pound Cake

"Really good! It didn't last long at all. I will definitely make this again."


Pumpkin Cream Cheese Muffins

“Simple, delicious, moist, creamy and a great aroma. A go-to fall baking treat.”

-Elizabeth B.

Copycat Starbucks Pumpkin Scones

A fall treat that can be served for breakfast, a snack or a dessert! Try it out and find out how delicious your kitchen will smell.

Copycat Starbucks Iced Lemon Loaf Cake

“Lemony desserts are my favorite and this loaf cake didn’t disappoint! It had a really lovely, subtle flavor and was soft and moist.”

-Izy Hossack

P.F. Changs Great Wall of Chocolate Cake

“An awesome cake! It has a rich chocolate taste — almost a brownie-like texture instead of the usual bland chocolate cake. The ganache frosting is yummy!”


Olive Garden Tiramisu

“I’ve made this before and this recipe is absolutely incredible. I would recommend using mascarpone cheese if you can find it for taste and texture.”

-Shawna Landers

McDonald's Chocolate, Strawberry or Vanilla Shake

“I absolutely loved this recipe! I used it for a presentation and my family loved it.”

-Odyssey B.

Copycat Chick-Fil-A Frosted Lemonade

“If you’ve never tried this smooth and creamy lemonade drink, it should be first one your list. A milkshake from lemon drop heaven!”


Taco Bell-Style Cinnamon Twists

"Taco bell uses dried rotini pasta for the cinnamon twists. Throw the dry pasta in and it plumps up in the hot oil!"

-Kyla R.

Nabisco's Old Fashioned Gingersnaps

"The perfect gingersnap! This recipe was very easy to make and its blend of spices is wonderful. All I could say about the finished product was ‘mmm!’”

-Denyse 1966

Oh Henry! Bars

"This candy was so insanely good that I immediately gave most of it away so I wouldn't eat the whole pan!"



"These were excellent. They tasted exactly like the Drumstick cones."

-Marie Nixon

Peanut Butter Cups

"Wow, these are fantastic. I love the simple ingredients and how quick this comes together. With semi-sweet chocolate on top, these are very rich and delicious."


Girl Scout Thin Mints

"Absolutely delicious! We eat these right out of the freezer.”

-Sky Hostess

Cadbury Creme Eggs

"Awesome! I use a plastic egg mold to make them easier to form. Simple, fun and delicious!"


Gummy Worms

"I love gummy worms! These make a nice snack when you want something sweet. They taste like the real thing — only better!"

-Miss Annie in Indy

Hostess Twinkies

The only thing better than Twinkies? Twinkies from scratch! Your friends and family will beg for more of these cakes.

Blueberry Oat Squares

“My husband devoured these! I used frozen blueberries and they turned out moist and delicious. I’ll definitely make these again!”


Starbucks Lemon-Tipped Biscotti

"Absolutely wonderful! The dough was easy to work with and the biscotti turned out perfect.”


Starbucks Chewy Fruit & Nut Bars

“This recipe was great, easy to make and tasted terrific.”


Olive Garden Lemon Cream Cake

“I don’t know how it compares in taste to the cake at Olive Garden, but this one is definitely a keeper. It’s comparable to something one might find in a good Italian bakery. It has a nice lemony flavor with no overkill.”

-Robert K.

Peanut Butter Sandwich Cookies

“These are delicious cookies for the peanut butter lover! They make for a very special treat — a much-loved favorite of my kids.”

-Sweet Diva MJ

Girl Scout Cookie

“These were identical! So light and soft. Perfect with a steaming hot cup of coffee or tea. I’ll definitely make these cookies again!”


Chocolate-Dipped Shortbread

“This recipe is incredible! It’s easy to make, comes together quickly and tastes so good. The texture is crumbly and melt-in-your-mouth.”


Cracker Barrel Peach Cobbler With Almond-Crumble Topping

“These are made with Cracker Barrel pancake mix and it’s so light and decadent! My family thought I picked this up from restaurant take-out. I could hardly convince them I concocted the recipe myself!”


Chocolate Raspberry Truffle Cheesecake

“Chocolate and raspberries, a match made in heaven! This is a plain cheesecake filled with chocolate-raspberry ‘truffles’ and gilded with a chocolate ganache on top.”

-Lise in Indiana

Chili's Chocolate Molten Lava Cakes

"Excellent! I made these for a dinner party and they turned out wonderfully. I topped them with raspberries and whipped cream. I can't wait to make them again!”