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  1. #1
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    Mar 2008

    Default Copy Cat Recipes

    Lawry's Seasoning Salt

    • 2 tablespoons salt
    • 2 teaspoons sugar
    • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
    • 1/4 teaspoon tumeric
    • 1/4 teaspoon onion powder
    • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
    • 1/4 teaspoons cornstarch

    1. Combine all ingredients in a small bowl and mix well.
    2. Pour blend into an empty spice bottle with a shaker top to store.
    3. Makes 1/4 CUP
    'A person with an experience is never at the mercy of a person with an argument,'" writes von Campe

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    Mar 2008
    Washington (state)


    I wonder what the corn starch does for it. Does it maintain the flow/shakeability?

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    May 2008


    My family are huge Lawrys fans, have you tried it and does it really taste like it? I would love to make it, but want to make sure. TIA

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    Mar 2008


    Here are some more and another version of the Lawry's seasoning This is the website I've found these on.

    Lawrys Seasoned Salt - CopyCat Recipe


    • 2 tablespoons pepper
    • 1 tablespoon chicken bouillon powder
    • 1 teaspoon onion salt
    • 1 teaspoon onion powder
    • 1 tablespoon garlic salt
    • 1 teaspoon cumin powder
    • 1 teaspoon dry marjoram leaves
    • 1 tablespoon minced parsley
    • 1 teaspoon paprika
    • 1/2 teaspoon curry powder
    • 1 tablespoon chili powder
    • 1/3 cup salt


    1. Mix all ingredients together thoroughly
    2. Or, put all ingredients in 1 qt. mayonnaise jar with tight fitting lid, shaking until blended well
    3. Store at room temperature. Use within 3 months
    4. Makes about 1 cup.

    KFC Coleslaw


    • 8 cups finely chopped cabbage (1 head)
    • 1/4 cup finely grated or chopped carrots
    • 1/4 cup finely grated green bell pepper
    • 1/4 cup finely diced onions
    • 1/2 cup Miracle Whip or mayonnaise
    • 1/2 cup buttermilk
    • 1/3 cup sugar


    1. Finely Chop the Cabbage and put in large mixing bowl.
    2. Add the other ingredients and mix well.
    3. Put in a container and refrigerate covered. I use a half gallon plastic ice cream container. I find it best to sit over night or for several hours -- for the flavors to blend and allow the sugar to bring out the juices. It's quite juicy so you might want to serve it in separate bowls.

    Cracker Barrell Hash Browns

    • 1 (26 oz) bag frozen shredded hash brown potatoes
    • 2 c. shredded COLBY cheese (don't use cheddar, not the same taste)
    • 1/4 c. minced onion
    • 1 c. milk
    • 1/2 c. beef broth
    • 2 tbsp. butter, melted
    • Dash garlic powder
    • 1 tsp salt
    • 1/4 tsp pepper


    1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
    2. Combine frozen hash browns, cheese and onion in a large bowl.
    3. Combine milk, beef stock, half the melted butter, garlic powder, salt and pepper in another bowl.
    4. Mix until well blended, then pour mixture over the hash browns and mix well.
    5. Heat remaining butter in a large, overnproof sillet over high heat.
    6. When the skillet is hot, spoon in the hash brown mixture.
    7. Cook the hash browns, stirring occassionally, until hot, and all of the cheese is melted (about 7 minutes).
    8. Put skillet into oven and bake 45 to 60 minutes or until surface of hash browns is dark brown.

    Cracker Barrel Ham and Cheese Casserole

    • 1/3 cup lean cooked diced smoked ham (country cured if available)
    • 1 slice sourdough bread (remove crust, cut to fit bottom of casserole)
    • 4 - 5 eggs (beaten, one cup)
    • 1/4 cup evaporated milk
    • 1/4 tsp. each salt, ground black pepper
    • 1/2 cup shredded mild cheddar cheese


    1. Remove from refrigerator, spoon shredded cheddar cheese on top of eggs. Smooth cheese gently on top of egg mixture. Place casserole in preheated oven at 375 F. for 20 - 22 minutes, depending on depth of casserole.
    2. Makes 6 servings.
    3. Notes: This is easy to make, and perfect for a Sunday Brunch.

    Cracker Barrel Cherry Chocolate Cobbler

    • 1-1/2 cups flour
    • 1/2 cups sugar
    • 2 teaspoons baking powder
    • 1/2 teaspoon salt
    • 1/4 cups butter
    • 1 (6 oz.) pkg. Nestle's semi-sweet chocolate morsels
    • 1/4 cups milk
    • 1 egg
    • 1 (21 oz.) can cherry pie filling
    • 1/2 cups nuts, finely chopped
    • Preheat oven to 350F. In large bowl, combine flour, sugar, baking
    • powder, salt and butter; cut with pastry blender until crumbs are
    • size of large peas. Melt over hot (not boiling) water, Nestle's
    • semi?sweet chocolate morsels. Remove from heat and cool slightly
    • at room temperature (about 5 minutes). Add milk and egg to melted
    • chocolate and mix well. Blend chocolate into flour mixture. Spread
    • cherry pie filling in bottom of 2 quart casserole. Drop chocolate
    • batter randomly over cherries. Sprinkle with chopped nuts.
    • Bake at 350 F for 40 - 45 minutes. Serve warm with heavy cream.

    Pizza Hut Pizza Sauce

    • 1 (15 ounce) can tomato sauce
    • 1/4 cup water
    • 1 teaspoon sugar
    • 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano
    • 1/4 teaspoon dried basil leaves
    • 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme
    • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
    • 1/4 teaspoon salt
    • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
    • 1 whole bay leaf
    • 1/2 teaspoon lemon juice


    1. Combine all ingredients in a small saucepan.
    2. Cook over medium heat until sauce starts to boil.
    3. Lower heat and simmer, covered,for 30 to 45 minutes or until it is as thick as you like it.
    4. Makes enough for 2 pizzas.

    Apple cobbler

    • Apple cobbler with cinnamon and vanilla, along with a cake-like batter topping.
    • Apple Filling:
    • 5 cups tart apples, peeled, sliced
    • 2/3 cup raisins (optional)
    • 3/4 cup sugar
    • 2 tablespoons flour
    • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
    • 1/4 teaspoon salt
    • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
    • 1/4 cup water
    • 1 tablespoon butter, softened
    • Topping:
    • 1/2 cup flour, sifted
    • 1/2 cup sugar
    • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
    • 1/4 teaspoon salt
    • 2 tablespoons butter, softened
    • 1 egg, slightly beaten


    1. In a medium bowl, combine apples, 3/4 cup sugar, 2 tablespoons flour, cinnamon, 1/4 teaspoon salt, vanilla and water.
    2. Turn into a lightly buttered 9-inch square pan. Dot apples with 1 tablespoon butter.
    3. Combine all topping ingredients. Beat with wooden spoon until batter is smooth.
    4. Drop batter in 9 portions, over the apples, spacing evenly.
    5. Batter will spread during baking.
    6. Bake 35 to 40 minutes at 375 or until apples are tender and crust is golden brown.
    7. Serve warm with cream or ice cream.

    Cracker Jack Copycat Recipe

    Do you remember Cracker Jack? Well I sure do and I was always excited about the surprise toy inside the box. Now you can make your own.


    • 4 quarts popped popcorn
    • 1 cup peanuts
    • 4 Tablespoons butter
    • 1 cup brown sugar
    • 1/2 cup light corn syrup
    • 2 Tablespoons molasses
    • 1/4 teaspoon salt
    • *For a different taste you could always used Lowrey's seasoned salt.


    1. Preheat the oven to 250 F.
    2. Combine the popcorn and peanuts on a cookie sheet and place in the oven.
    3. Combine all of the remaining ingredients in a saucepan.
    4. Stirring over medium heat, bring the mixture to a boil.
    5. Using a cooking thermometer, bring the mixture to the hard-crack stage (290F, or the point at which the syrup, when dripped into cold water, forms a hard but a pliable ball).
    6. This will take about 20 to 25 minutes (or until you notice the mixture turning a slightly darker brown).
    7. Remove the popcorn and peanuts from the oven and, working quickly, pour the caramel mixture in a fine stream over them.
    8. Then place them back in the oven for 10 minutes.
    9. Mix well every five minutes, so that all of the popcorn is coated.
    10. Cool and serve or the mixture can be stored in a covered container.

    Easy El Rancho Monterey Jack Sausage Egg Casserole Recipe
    This is incredibly easy. The can of evaporated milk plus the cheese makes it "extra" creamy. Also a great supper dish.

    • 3 small cans diced green chiles
    • 1-1/2 pounds grated Monterey Jack cheese
    • 1 lb sausage (browned) , your choice
    • 12 large eggs
    • 1 large can evaporated milk*
    • Paprika
    • Flour
    • A little salt, black pepper, depending on the sausage used
    • *NOTE: This makes the dish so very creamy.


    1. Butter 9x13 glass casserole dish, sprinkle with flour.
    2. Layer green chiles, sprinkle small amount of flour, paprika and salt. Top with *browned* sausage,
    3. Sprinkle Monterey Jack grated cheese on top evenly
    4. In large bowl, whisk eggs and milk together,
    5. Pour *carefully* over the layered chilies, sausage, cheese
    6. Sprinkle with paprika
    7. Bake at 325 degrees.30 to 45 minutes

    Market Chicken Recipe

    If you love buying Boston Market Chicken, try making it yourself.

    • Boston Market Chicken
    • 1/4 cup canola oil
    • 1 Tbl. honey
    • 1 Tbl. lime juice
    • 1/4 tsp. paprika
    • 4 chicken breast halves, washed and patted dry


    1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. In a small bowl, combine canola oil, honey,
    2. lime juice, and paprika. Place chicken, skin side up, in a 7X11 inch baking
    3. dish. Apply mixture to chicken pieces in a single layer. Bake in oven for
    4. 35−40 minutes, basting every 8−10 minutes, until well browned and juices
    5. run clear when you cut into the thickest part of the chicken. Remove from
    6. oven. Cover with foil for 15 minutes.
    7. This softens the chicken and keeps it hot until served. Serves four.

    Boston Chicken Creamed Spinach Recipe
    A delicious copycat recipe from Boston Market.

    • 1 10 Oz Can cream celery soup
    • 1 T flour
    • 4 T butter
    • 1/2 t. garlic salt (or fresh minced garlic)
    • 1 box 20 oz frozen chopped spinach, cooked and drained
    • 1 small chopped onion
    • salt and pepper to taste


    1. In a saucepan, on medium heat, stir together with wire whisk soup, flour, butter, garlic salt (or fresh minced garlic), salt and pepper until smooth and piping hot.
    2. Combine with spinach and chopped onion.

    Almost Kentucky Fried Chicken Recipe

    By mom22
    This is a Copycat of Kentucky Fried Chicken. I got this from Mastercook


    • 3 pounds chicken
    • 2 pkgs Italian salad dressing mix
    • 3 Tbsp flour
    • 2 tsp salt
    • 1/4 cup lemon juice
    • __________________
    • 1 cup milk
    • 1 1/2 cups pancake mix
    • 1 tsp paprika
    • 1/2 tsp sage
    • 1/4 tsp pepper


    1. Make a paste out of the marinade ingredients. coat chicken evenly. Stack chicken pieces in a bowl. cover & refrigerate overnight or at least for several hours. Mix pancake mix with other seasonings. Dip pieces of chicken in milk, then in pancake coating. dust off excess. Lightly brown in skillet with 1/2 inch vegetable oil in it. brown for 4 min each side. Remove and place in a single layer on shallow baking pan. Seal with flour. bake for 1 hour at 350* Uncover & baste again with milk. Return, uncovered to oven heated to 400*, to crisp for 10 min.
    'A person with an experience is never at the mercy of a person with an argument,'" writes von Campe

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    Oh Wow, Emily, These all look Yummo!! Thanks so much. My hubby will not go to KFC and I love their chicken, so now, I can try it at home. You are soooooo kind to look all this up for us. AL

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    +1 for it ever too late to teach an ole dog new tricks?

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    Quote Originally Posted by 251bravo View Post
    +1 for it ever too late to teach an ole dog new tricks?
    Not smart and hungry ones!
    'A person with an experience is never at the mercy of a person with an argument,'" writes von Campe

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    Quote Originally Posted by Animal Lover View Post
    Oh Wow, Emily, These all look Yummo!! Thanks so much. My hubby will not go to KFC and I love their chicken, so now, I can try it at home. You are soooooo kind to look all this up for us. AL
    It turned out pretty good! I hope you guys like it.
    'A person with an experience is never at the mercy of a person with an argument,'" writes von Campe

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