11 Fast Food Favorites You Can Make at Home
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11 Fast Food Favorites You Can Make at Home

It’s almost impossible to drive down the street without passing a fast-food restaurant. Whether you need a quick meal to hold you over or are just craving a milkshake, it can be easy to find yourself idling in the drive-thru. But with a little planning and less time in the kitchen than you’d think, you can make some of your favorites right at home. Here are 10 easy recipes (and 1 bonus printable) to satisfy your fast-food cravings in no time.

1. Parmesan Baked Chicken Nuggets: These bite-sized nuggets are coated in parmesan cheese and crispy breadcrumbs and can be ready to eat in less than 30 minutes. Now that’s what we call fast food. (via Gimme Some Oven)

2. Thin Fries: If you like your fries to have the maximum amount of crispiness, then these super thin ones are perfect for you. (The Pioneer Woman)

3. Fake Shack Burger: There’s no need to fret if you don’t have an infamous Shake Shack in your area, ’cause now you can have it anytime you want. (via Smitten Kitchen)

4. Oreo Milkshake: No happy meal would be complete without a milkshake. This version is made using low-fat ice cream and only two Oreos per serving. (via No. 2 Pencil)

5. Sweet and Sour Sauce: Your favorite fast-food dipping sauce without the high-fructose corn syrup? Sweet! (via Simply Scratch)

6. Cinnamon Twists: Baked, not fried, these twists are just as good as the drive-thru variety. (via The Baker Chick)

7. Chicken Tender Sandwich: Crispy all-white meat chicken tenders on a bed of lettuce, tomato and honey mustard make for one delicious lunch. And you didn’t even have to wait in line. (via Healthy Food for Living)

8. Chocolate Frosty: Break out your ice cream maker and whip up this iconic fast-food treat with only three ingredients. (via Dine and Dish)

9. Creamy Tomato Basil Soup: This Panera copycat recipe is great for storing in the freezer for a rainy day. Just reheat for 10 minutes and you’re ready to go. (via The Pinning Mama)

10. Onion Rings: Close your eyes and think about the best onion rings you ever ate. These are even better. (via Everyday Dishes)

11. Printable Boxes: Now that you have your happy meal, you’ll need something to put it in. Print out the templates on colored card stock for an authentic fast-food experience without having to leave home. (via Repeat Crafter Me)

What’s your favorite guilty fast-food favorite? Did it make our list? We’d love to hear from you!