Going to restaurants is a fun way to pass the time, have fun with your family outside of the house, and enjoy some really good food while you’re at it. If your family is anything like mine, you eat out a little more than you probably should. Even if you’re designating your dining to relatively inexpensive restaurants, those bills add up. With the help of good people all over the internet, you can now make some of the most iconic items from your favorite restaurants from scratch, all on your own. No boxed mixes or frozen items needed. Just see for yourself!
1. Copycat McDonald’s Big Mac
Even if you hate to admit it, those McDonald’s cravings are absolutely no joke. Not only does this homemade Big Mac look eerily similar to the real thing, but it tastes even better. From the sesame seed buns to the “secret” sauce, this copycat is the perfect way to curb your cravings at home.
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2. Copycat Cracker Barrel Mac and Cheese
Around for almost 50 years, Cracker Barrel has been an extremely popular Southern restaurant and store for a long time. Their mac and cheese is just as iconic as their name. This copycat dish is surprisingly easy to make but tastes so good that you’ll never want to leave it alone.
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3. Copycat IHOP Pancakes
There’s something about IHOP pancakes that make them a little more special. Using less than 10 ingredients, these copycat IHOP pancakes are fluffy, delicious, and absolutely perfect for drenching in maple syrup.
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