Indulge in your favorite scrumptious snacks and signature restaurant meals from the comfort of your very own kitchen. For the Copycat Recipes Contest, we want to see homemade versions of your favorite restaurant meals, snack foods and candies!

As long as the food you are making already exists, it qualifies for the contest. Do the best job copycatting your favorite foods and you could win a Shun classic knife set, Lodge cast iron skillet, or a Wusthof knife set. Get ready to get cooking!

The Copycat Recipes Contest 2017 is closed.

Grand Prize

19 Prizes

Grand Prize (1)

One Grand Prize winner will receive:

First Prize (3)

Three First Prize winners winners will receive:

Second Prize (5)

Five Second Prize winners will receive:

Runner Up (10)

Ten runner up prize winers will receive:
How It Works

Write an Instructable

Create a new Instructable that fits the guidelines outlined in the contest description above. To be eligible, Instructables must be published between Jan 9, 2017 and Feb 20, 2017 (11:59pm PT).


Upon publishing your Instructable you'll see checkboxes for open contests. Select Copycat Recipes Contest 2017. If you have entries currently eligible for entry, it will also show up by clicking "Enter this Contest" on the right side of this page.


Entries are accepted by Instructables staff within one business day Monday - Friday. What matters is the submission time, not acceptance time.


A panel of judges made up of Instructables staff and respected members of the community rate the finalists. The averages of the ratings determine the winners.


When the winners are decided they will be notified and announced here on the contest page.