12 Delicious Disneyland Copycat Recipes

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If you’re looking for a unique and fun way to bring the magic of Disneyland home with you, try these delicious Disneyland copycat recipes. They’re perfect for a movie night, family time, or a Disney-themed birthday party!

Here are 12 different Disneyland copycat recipes, from drinks and desserts to sandwiches and sides.

By the way, if you haven’t tried these Disneyland eats, put them on your list of foods to sample on your next trip to Disneyland. You won’t regret it!


1| Disneyland’s Dole Whip

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No need to travel all the way to Disneyland in order to experience this ever-popular dessert. Blendtec has created an awesome infographic of the Dole Whip recipe along with a few fun facts (and a few fun variations) that you can enjoy while you’re preparing your sweet treat.


2| Monte Cristo Sandwich

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Jared and Elyse from Family Food Fun have a tasty recipe for Disneyland’s Monte Cristo Sandwich. It’s from one of Disneyland’s most popular restaurants, the Blue Bayou, which is located inside the Pirates of the Caribbean ride!


3| Sweet Cornbread


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Although the Big Thunder Ranch BBQ is closed to make way for Disneyland’s new Star Wars attraction, Camille from Six Sisters’ Stuff has recreated one of their recipes. Their famous sweet cornbread can now be enjoyed alongside a dish of chili in the comfort of your own home.


4| Caramel Chocolate Marshmallows

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Crystal from A Pumpkin and a Princess shared her recipe for homemade Caramel Chocolate Marshmallows with Amy from The Idea Room. I can’t wait to try making it at home! It looks like a nice balance between chewy and crunchy with the marshmallows, caramel, and nuts.


5| Hand-Dipped Corn Dogs

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Besides the Dole Whip, the hand-dipped corn dogs are another extremely popular cart treat found along the streets of Disneyland. Natalie from Life Made Simple shared her Disneyland copycat recipe with Kristyn from Lil Luna. All you need to do is prepare the batter, heat up the oil for frying and voila! Fresh, hot corn dogs – perfect for a cookout.


6| Sweet and Tangy Coleslaw

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Kristin from Yellow Bliss Road shares her copycat recipe for Sweet and Tangy Coleslaw from Disneyland’s Big Thunder Ranch BBQ restaurant on Lil Luna. Pair this with the hand-dipped corn dogs and sweet cornbread, and you’re set for a summer cookout!


7| Mint Julep Drink

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Amber has an easy recipe for Disneyland’s Mint Julep drink. It’s a simple and refreshing recipe that’s perfect for a hot day. When you’re in the park, this drink can be found near the Haunted Mansion in the New Orleans Square.

8| Red’s Apple Freeze

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Tiffany from Creme de la Crumb has come up with a homemade recipe for Red’s Apple Freeze. This apple flavored frozen drink is available at the Cozy Cone Motel in Cars Land. This would make a nice treat at a Cars-themed party.


9| Lemon Bumblebee Cupcake

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This Lemon Bumblebee Cupcake from the Disney Food Blog would fit nicely into a bee-themed baby shower or birthday celebration. It’s from the Hungry Bear Restaurant in Disneyland’s Critter Country near Splash Mountain.


10| Matterhorn Macaroons

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Shannon from Rumbly in my Tumbly says that coming up with a recipe for Matterhorn Macaroons has been a “labor of love” since it didn’t come instantly. These macaroons are found on Main Street at Disneyland’s Jolly Holiday Bakery Cafe. Try for yourself and see how they taste!


11| Apple Pie Caramel Apples

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It’s like eating apple pie on a stick – except you can tell yourself it’s “healthy” alternative to a slice of pie since there’s an apple underneath! Erica from Favorite Family Recipes has reproduced Disneyland’s Apple Pie Caramel Apples. They even look cute and would be a festive dessert for Halloween or even Thanksgiving.


12| Snickerdoodle Cookies


Last, but not least, are Disneyland’s Snickerdoodle Cookies from Six Sisters’ Stuff. If you’re not ambitious to try some of the aforementioned recipes, cookies are always a safe way to go. You may already have some of the ingredients in your cupboards and cookies can easily be stored to enjoy a taste of Disneyland at a later date.


Which recipe are you ready to try?


12 Delicious Disneyland Copycat Recipes to DIY

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Author: Andrea

Originally from Oklahoma, Andrea has traveled to 30 countries on 4 different continents and is now, along with her husband and daughter, happy to call the OC her home. Together they enjoy being outdoors, exploring new local places, and finding fun things to do as a family in Orange County.