I eat pretty healthy throughout the week; however, every Friday night I treat myself to a junk food recipe of my choice.
I don’t buy fast food very often. I actually prefer to make my meals at home. I think that fast food made at home taste so much better than takeout.
The recipes that I’m sharing below may not be good for you, but they taste so good.
My Kitchen Essentials
- Wooden Spoons: I love using wooden spoons when I cook because they’re sturdy and don’t scratch my pans.
- Cutting Board This is my absolute favorite cutting board. It’s the perfect size and thickness. Plus, it doesn’t slide while I’m working.
- Parchment Paper: I don’t use parchment paper just for baking cookies. I use also use it for roasting veggies, meats, and more in the oven.
Butter Burger Recipe
These burgers are so simple and so delicious. This burger is called a butter burger for a reason. It’s absolutely smothered in butter. This buttery burger is topped with melty cheese and onions. Get the recipe from The Cookie Rookie.
Cheese Fries with Bacon
Who doesn’t love fully loaded cheese fries? Crispy french fries are topped with cheese, bacon, green onions, and ranch dressing. I love serving these fries on movie night. They’re always a big hit. Get the recipe from Dinner at the Zoo.
Best Chicken Strips
Chicken tenders are my favorite junk food meal. I love when they’re tender and juicy on the inside and crispy on the outside. Dip these best chicken strips in your favorite dipping sauce. Get the recipe from Butter with a Side of Bread.
Cheesy Garlic Breadsticks
If you love breadsticks, you have to make these cheesy garlic breadsticks. They are loaded with melted cheese and taste great alone or dipped in marinara sauce. Get the recipe from Mother Thyme.
Chick-fil-A Crispy Chicken Sandwich Copycat
This recipe is perfect for fans of the Chick-fil-A crispy chicken sandwich. A perfectly seasoned and fried chicken breast sits on a bed of lettuce, tomato, and pickles. It’s so good. Get the recipe from Tastes Better From Scratch.
Easy Philly Cheesesteak Recipe
This easy Philly cheesesteak sandwich is so tender and flavorful. The sandwich is loaded with tender meat, onions, mushrooms, and cheese. Serve with your favorite chips. Get the recipe from Butter Be Ready.
Chili Stuffed Garlic Dough Balls
If you’ve got some leftover chili, use it to make these chili stuffed garlic dough balls. These chili dough balls are so easy to make and are the perfect junk food treat. Dip them in ranch or blue cheese dressing. Get the recipe from Don’t Go Bacon My Heart.
Lunch Lady Brownies
I actually didn’t grow up eating lunch lady brownies, but by the looks of this picture, I sure wish I did. These brownies are moist, full of chocolate, and so good. Get the recipe from Life in the Lofthouse.
Beef Meximelt Recipe (Taco Bell Copycat)
These beef Meximelts are so good, you’re going to love them. These are a delicious copycat recipe of the Taco Bell version that tastes better than the fast food version. Get the recipe from Wonky Wonderful.
I’ve made these quesarito’s a few times, and they’re a hit every single time. If you’re craving Taco Bell, make these instead. They’re healthier than fast food and taste better. Get the recipe from Delish.
Sloppy Joe Grilled Cheese
These sloppy joe grilled cheeses taste so good. For the best results, reviewers have stated that these taste best when you reduce the amount of sugar the recipe calls for. Get the recipe from Delish.
Big Mac Sliders
These Big Mac sliders look so good. I actually plan to make these this weekend. They’re everything you love about the classic Big Mac burger, but in mini form. Get the recipe from Family Fresh Meals.
Baked Potato Slices
I actually prefer baked potato slices over potato skins because you get a nice bite of potato with each slice. These slices are topped with crispy back, cheese, and garnished with green onion. Get the recipe from The Cozy Cook.
Cookies and Cream Copycat Chick Fil a Milkshake
If you love the Chick Fil A cookies and cream milkshake, you’re going to love this copycat recipe. Now when you get a craving, you don’t have to go outside. You can make one at home. Get the recipe from The Novice Chef.
Chili Dog Biscuit Casserole
You really can’t go wrong with a recipe from The Salty Marshmallow. This chili dog biscuit casserole will be a hit in your household. It’s loaded with hot dogs and chili, and it’s topped with biscuits and cheese. Get the recipe form The Salty Marshmallow.
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