Recreate your favorite restaurant dishes in the comfort of your own home with these copycat Cheesecake Factory recipes. These recipes are so tasty, that you may never opt for the restaurant versions again!

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There is something so satisfying about recreating a restaurant favorite in your own house. It’s healthier, cheaper, and tastes just as good — and sometimes even better. The recipes are great for an everyday dinner, dinner with friends, or to include in a game day spread.

From their signature brown bread to classics like bang bang shrimp and chicken, you’ll find all your favorite Cheesecake Factory dishes on this list. With the simple ingredients and step-by-step instructions, they turn out perfect every time. Your loved ones will never believe you didn’t order takeout!

Copycat Appetizer Cheesecake Factory Recipes

1. Mac and Cheese Bites

The fried mac and cheese bites are a fan favorite at the Cheesecake Factory. Luckily, you can learn how to recreate the tasty appetizer at home without busting out the fryer thanks to this easy mac and cheese bites recipe. The bite-sized snack is coated with a crispy panko bread crumb, so you still get that signature crunch!

Mac and cheese bites on a plate next to a bowl of dip.
Mac and Cheese Bites
Easy Mac and Cheese Bites transform your favorite side dish into an irresistible appetizer or snack. Melty cheddar and macaroni noodles are coated in a crispy panko crust and baked to perfection. Just add your favorite sauce for dipping!
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2. Avocado Egg Rolls

Avocadoes and egg rolls are a mashup of foods you never knew you needed. The signature menu item is surprisingly easy to recreate in your home kitchen. Do yourself a favor, and double the sauce recipe. You are going to want to dip every single bite.

The Best Avocado Egg Rolls (Cheesecake Factory Copycat)
Avocado Egg Rolls are crispy on the outside with an avocado mixture inside that is bursting with flavor! Once these hit the table they don’t last long!
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3. Crockpot Buffalo Wings

A classic recipe, these wings come together in the crockpot meaning there’s minimal work required from you. They have a nice crisp exterior and pack a punch of bold flavor that will leave you coming back for more!

Crockpot Buffalo Wings
Crockpot buffalo wings are juicy, spicy and incredibly simple to make. These wings have more flavor than any restaurant wings and you can put them together in just 10 minutes!
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4. Copycat Cheesecake Factory Thai Lettuce Wraps

Thai lettuce wraps don’t only have to be served when you go out to eat. Start your dinner off at home on the right foot with a plate full of these copycat Thai lettuce wraps. You’ll be surprised by how easy they are to create.

Copycat Cheesecake Factory Thai Lettuce Wraps
Do you love the Cheesecake Factory’s Thai Lettuce Wraps! Well then why not make them at home? They’re easy to make and totally delicious!
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5. Tex-Mex Egg Rolls

These Tex Mex egg rolls prove you can stuff just about anything inside an egg roll wrapper and it will be tasty. The copycat recipe is served alongside a creamy avocado dip to round out the flavor.

Tex Mex Egg Rolls
Tex Mex Egg Rolls with a Creamy Avocado dip are a flavor packed appetizer! This Copycat Cheesecake Factory recipe tastes even better!
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6. Cheesecake Factory Brown Bread

A meal at the Cheesecake Factory wouldn’t be complete without multiple rounds of their signature brown bread. This copycat recipe will show you how to recreate your favorite dish so you don’t have to sneak loaves and loaves of bread out of the restaurant.

Cheesecake Factory Brown Bread
My Cheesecake Factory brown bread copycat recipe is everyone’s favourite (just like at the restaurant). The most popular recipe on Kitchen Trials since 2015
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7. Fried Zucchini

If you’ve ever ordered a plate of fried zucchini, you know how addicting those little fries can be. Ready in less than 30 minuts, this appetizer is dangerously delicious!

Fried Zucchini
Fried zucchini makes a delicious appetizer or side dish—and it’s a great way to use up a bumper crop of zucchini!
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8. Sheet Pan Nachos

Nachos are pretty hard to resist, especially when they are made on a sheet pan. If you are always ordering a plate of cheesy nachos when you head out to eat at the Cheesecake Factory, you’ll be all over this cheesy dish.

Sheet Pan Nachos
Sheet pan nachos are going to be your new favorite dinner! No one can resist loaded nachos piled high with seasoned ground beef, cheese, sour cream, and toppings.
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Main Course Copycat Cheesecake Factory Recipes

9. Cheeseburger Sliders

If you are constantly ordering Roadside Sliders when you head out to eat, you’ll easily fall in love with these cheeseburger sliders. The bite-sized burgers are perfect for appetizers, game day, or a fun dinner.

cheeseburger sliders on a baking sheet and a slider on a spatula
Cheeseburger Sliders
These easy cheeseburger sliders are a single-handed version of a classic burger! They’re perfect for a party or for a kid-approved dinner.
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10. Air Fryer Crab Cakes

If everyone always agrees on crab cake bites when you go out for dinner, they won’t argue when these air fryer crab cakes hit the table. This recipe takes the restaurant classic and turns it into a full meal. Don’t forget the classic mustard sauce!

Three air fryer crab cakes on a plate with two lemon wedges.
Air Fryer Crab Cakes
Air Fryer Crab Cakes come together with lump crab meat, mayonnaise, savory seasonings, and panko breadcrumbs for a delicious, lightened-up version of the traditional recipe!
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11. Crockpot Chicken Alfredo

Switch up the classic alfredo pasta dish, and turn it into an unforgettable meal with this crockpot chicken alfredo. Unlike the Cheesecake Factory, this dish opts for penne noodles and cooks in the crockpot low and slow. This simple recipe might be even better than the restaurant version.

A plate of crockpot chicken alfredo with a piece of garlic bread on the side.
Crockpot Chicken Alfredo
This crockpot chicken Alfredo pairs a rich, creamy sauce with juicy slow cooked chicken breast and pasta for a satisfying dinner.
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12. Chicken Piccata

Recreate everyone’s favorite Italian dish from the comfort of your own kitchen with this easy chicken piccata recipe. The lemon-forward dish is a favorite at the Cheesecake Factory but might taste even better with a slight homemade touch.

Chicken Piccata
Take an Italian classic right into your home with this chicken piccata recipe. The dish takes chicken and cooks it in a lemony, caper sauce.
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13. Easy White Chicken Chili

When you are craving a cozy meal, the last thing you want to do is leave your home. Luckily, this white chicken chili tastes just as good as the same dish you’d get at the Cheesecake Factory. Creamy chili loaded with chicken and white beans will hit the spot on a cold day!

This Easy White Chicken Chili is the perfect slow cooker weeknight meal! Creamy with plenty of toppings, this soup recipe is the perfect way to end the day!
Easy White Chicken Chili
This Easy White Chicken Chili is the perfect slow cooker weeknight meal! Creamy with plenty of toppings, this soup recipe is the perfect way to end the day!
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14. Bang Bang Chicken and Shrimp

If you love a dish with lots of flavor, you won’t want to miss out on this homemade bang bang chicken and shrimp! Bold and savory, it’s loaded with protein and out-of-this-world delicious.

Copycat Cheesecake Factory Bang Bang Chicken and Shrimp
Copycat Cheesecake Factory Bang Bang Chicken and Shrimp
Copycat Cheesecake Factory Bang Bang Chicken and Shrimp – a replica of the popular Bang Bang Chicken and Shrimp, it’s out of this world delicious!
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15. Fish Tacos

Fish tacos are always a good idea! This easy recipe doesn’t skimp on the toppings and fills up the tortillas just like the restaurant version.

Fish Tacos
These easy fish tacos pile seasoned white fish onto warm corn tortillas with a tangy crema, crunchy cabbage, and other favorite taco toppings. They're a healthy weeknight dinner the whole family will love!
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16. Chicken Marsala

Sometimes, sticking with a simple meal is the way to go, and this chicken marsala recipe never disappoints. Tender chicken combines with a savory sauce and mushrooms for a five-star experience from the comfort of your kitchen.

Chicken Marsala
Chicken Marsala is a simple dinner that is great for any weeknight meal or special occasion. The Italian-American dish will always be tasty.
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Copycat Cheesecake Factory Dessert Recipes

17. Copycat Cheesecake Factory BBQ Ranch Chicken Salad

Who said salads have to be boring? Not with this flavor-loaded recipe! Crisp, creamy, savory, and high in protein, it has everything you can want in a meal and then some. Just chop the ingredients combine, and enjoy!

Copycat Cheesecake Factory BBQ Ranch Chicken Salad
Copycat Cheesecake Factory BBQ Ranch Chicken Salad is a chicken salad recipe with corn, avocados, chicken and a dressing that brings this salad altogether.
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18. Cheesecake Factory Teriyaki Chicken Recipe

Simple and easy doesn’t always go hand-in-hand when it comes to copycat recipes. However, that is exactly the case when it comes to this teriyaki chicken recipe. It’s quick and easy to make and might even taste better than the inspiration.

Cheesecake Factory Teriyaki Chicken Recipe
This teriyaki chicken dish is quick and simple, and it goes great with rice and vegetables, or in salads, tacos, or wraps!
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19. Copycat Spicy Cashew Chicken

The next time you think about doing a takeout order from the Cheesecake Factory, put the phone down. Make this copycat spicy cashew chicken instead! The bold spices carry through in the homemade version, making it better than anything you would get in the restaurant.

Copycat Spicy Cashew Chicken
This cashew chicken is deliciously spicy and savory, and tastes almost exactly like The Cheesecake Factory’s recipe. You won’t want takeout anymore!
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20. Creamy Tomato and Basil Penne Pasta

This copycat penne dish is a breeze to make and will have you going back for second and third helpings. Whip it up for a romantic date night in or a weeknight meal the whole family will look forward to sinking their forks into!

Creamy Tomato and Basil Penne Pasta
Creamy Tomato and Basil Penne Pasta
This simple penne pasta recipe is delicious!
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21. Crusted Chicken Cobb Salad

Not all restaurant recreations have to be heavy. Just look at this copycat Cobb salad, for example. This simple meal tastes just as good as the restaurant version and even lets you double the portion so you can leftovers for the next day!

Chicken Cobb Salad-8
Crusted Chicken Cobb Salad With Honey Mustard Dressing
This Crusted Chicken Cobb Salad is absolutely packed with flavor! It’s a satisfying dinner with a variety of colors and textures, and the homemade honey mustard dressing is irresistible!
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22. No-Bake Cheesecake

Create the namesake dish of the Cheesecake Factory with this no-bake version. With just three ingredients, it’s easy to make and tastes just as good as any restaurant dessert.

3-Ingredient No-Bake Cheesecake
You won't believe how easy it is to make this 3-ingredient no-bake cheesecake! You're only 10 minutes away from a creamy, decadent dessert!
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23. No Bake Oreo Cheesecake Dessert

Oreo cheesecake is always a good choice to order at the Cheesecake Factory. Learn how you can recreate your own version of the tasty dish at home with this no-bake Oreo cheesecake recipe. The recipe uses Golden Oreos to keep the flavor light and creamy.

No Bake Oreo Cheesecake Dessert in a glass baking dish
No Bake Oreo Cheesecake Dessert
This No-Bake Oreo Cheesecake is the perfect summer no-bake dessert! Made with Golden Oreos, cream cheese, pudding, and cool whip!
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24. Pineapple Upside Down Cake

Just because you are at the Cheesecake Factory doesn’t mean you have to order cheesecake for dessert. Let this pineapple upside-down cake take its place next time you head out to eat. You’ll be so impressed by the choice that you’ll want to recreate it at home. Luckily, this recipe will give you all the instruction you need to make it with ease.

Pineapple Upside Down Cake
Pineapple Upside Down Cake pairs a moist pineapple-flavored cake with an irresistible layer of buttery caramelized pineapple slices and cherries. 
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25. No Bake Pumpkin Cheesecake

Learn how to recreate a fall favorite cheesecake with this no-bake pumpkin cheesecake. The no-bake version requires a long chilling time, but it will be worth it once you take that first bite! In fact, it’s so good, you’ll find yourself making it all year long.

No Bake Pumpkin Cheesecake
This No-Bake Pumpkin Cheesecake is a festive fall dessert loaded with cozy spices, pumpkin, and tangy cream cheese. No oven required, so it’s a cinch to make!
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26. No Bake Chocolate Cheesecake

Why have regular cheesecake when chocolate cheesecake is on the (at-home) menu? Treat yourself to a chocolate treat with this no-bake chocolate cheesecake. The rich chocolate flavor pairs excellently with the cheesecake base to make every bite super creamy and full of flavor.

No Bake Chocolate Cheesecake
This easy no-bake chocolate cheesecake is rich, creamy, and full of chocolate flavor!
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Which is better baked cheesecake or no bake?

Both versions of cheesecake are great choices. Baked cheesecakes tend to be firmer, have a richer flavor, and hold up better, especially if they are loaded with toppings. On the other hand, no-bake cheesecakes are typically easier to make but tend to require a long chilling process. As a result, they’re a great option when you want to prep ahead.

What is Cheesecake Factory crust made of?

One bite of the Cheesecake Factory cheesecake crust, and you’ll see why it is so loved. The crust is made out of a combination of walnuts, pecans, almonds, chopped vanilla wafers, and butter. It is decadently rich in the best possible way.

What is the bread they serve at The Cheesecake Factory?

The “famous brown bread” is a signature piece of the breadbasket at the restaurant. The wheat rolls are slightly sweet and super fluffy.

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