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34 Food Court Favorite Recipes

Hungry for some food court eats? Check out these copycat restaurant recipes straight from the mall!

By: Ashley Kolpak, Editor,
34 Food Court Favorite Recipes

34 Food Court Favorite Recipes is the ultimate collection of treats you are most likely to find at your local shopping mall. Don't want to spend the entire day shopping? Feel like eating a delicious food court treat without dropping money on a new pair of shoes? Now you can make these food court classics in the comfort of your own home.

Making mall food at home is budget-friendly, can forget about that pesky sales tax. Make your own kiosk featuring famous favorites including McDonald's, KFC, Subway and more. Mix and match items from this list to make the ultimate food court frenzy your entire family will enjoy. Food court favorites are the perfect way to spice up lunchtime, dinnertime, anytime, no trip to the mall required.

Want even more delicious food court drinks? Check out the video below to see how you can make your very own Shamrock Shake from McDonald's! 

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Food Court Entrees

Entrees are the heart of any meal. These food court favorites are sure to be found in any mall across the country. Your family won't be able to guess that these dishes are food court fake-outs. Who needs to run out when you have your pick of KFC, Panda Express, Sbarro and more right here? Feel free to mix and match one from every section to make the ideal food court meal. The possibilities are endless.

Food Court Drinks

When you're shopping, there's no pick-me-up quite like a cold and refreshing drink. Now you can re-create these mall classics anytime. You can choose between ice-cold soda, Starbucks classics, or even the original food court favorite, Orange Julius.

Food Court Snacks and Sides

No lunch or dinner is complete with out a delicious side. The food court offers a wide variety of delectable choices. Whether it be a Starbucks-inspired pastry, a homemade take on a KFC side or a fantastic Pizza Hut dressing copycat, these copycat recipes for sides and snacks are made to satisfy.

Food Court Desserts

What's the best part of any shopping trip? That's easy...a food court favorite dessert. Whether fruit or chocolate flavored, you won't be able to get enough of these fantastic recipes. From Chicago classic Frango mints to delights from 31 flavors and everything in between, these tried-and-true copycats are sinful and sweet.

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I would really like to have McAlister's chicken salad recipe the one with mayo, grapes (or is it dried fruit?), and nuts in it.

I can't choose just one food court favorite, because I love pretty much any item you can find there. I am partial to french fries though.

Culvers tartar sauce

Auntie Anne's pretzel recipe please)

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KFC gravy & Bob Evans strawberry pie.

I would like recipe for culvers chicken tenders.

I would like Applebees potato soup recipe.

I would like to find the recipe for Culvers Fish Batter.

orange julius

Great American Cookie - Chewy Chocolate Supreme

I would like to see any Chinese or Japanese food. Orange chicken, etc.

I would love the recipe for the house salad dressing from Dutch ESS, a fast-food chain found on Connecticut. It's a cross between green goddess and ranch and I think it has cottage cheese in it.

i would like to know how to make subways sweet onion sauce

How about the "Big Easy" cajun food? They are in food courts in the Milwaukee, WI area.

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Me too! I love those pretzels!!!!

I would like to know how they make the large, soft pretzels. There are several companies that make them.


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