10 Restaurant Copycat Recipes for Fall

By Lauren Amundrud on October 4, 2016

Fall has officially arrived—and with it, we welcome the arrival of sweet signature pastries, the (in)famous pumpkin spice latte, and more. In homage, we’ve gathered 10 convincing copycats, so you can learn to make all of your restaurant favorites for the season right in your very own kitchen!


Trader Joe's Copycat Pumpkin Butter

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So, we know Trader Joe's isn't a "restaurant" per se—but it's home to many a seasonal favorite. Give toast and biscuits a little love with this copycat pumpkin butter recipe.

Wicked Good Kitchen


Copycat Panera Autumn Squash Soup

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Calling all squash lovers! This savory-sweet soup is a fall staple. Top with pumpkin seeds for an added crunch.

Cincy Shopper


Starbucks Pumpkin Pound Cake

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This copycat recipe rivals the real deal. Perfectly spongey, with just the right amount of spice.

The First Year


Pumpkin Spice Latte (Even Better than Starbucks!)

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You read that right—you can make the PSL right at home!

The Kitchn


Cheesecake Factory Copycat Pumpkin Cheesecake

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Ideal for those days when you can't even look at one more slice of pumpkin pie. (Those days will come; trust us.)

All She Cooks


Copycat Starbucks Cranberry Bliss Bars

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Let the Baking Begin

These sweet, antioxidant-rich cranberry bars are exactly what they claim to be—pure bliss.


Starbucks Pumpkin Scones with Spiced Glaze

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Two glaze toppings turn these scones into the stuff of dreams. Best enjoyed with a hot cup of coffee.

Brown Eyed Baker


Great Harvest Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Bread

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Pumpkin + chocolate chips. A winning combination, if we've ever seen one.

The Idea Room


Copycat McDonald’s Apple Hand Pie

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Rustic hand pies are a tasty treat on the go! Enjoying at home instead? Consider adding a scoop of vanilla ice cream.

The PKP Way


Au Bon Pain Harvest Pumpkin Soup

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There's more to pumpkin than dessert, ya know. This creamy soup is fall comfort in a bowl.

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