Top 10 Disneyland Copycat Recipes You Can Make At Home

There’s nothing quite like the feeling of stepping through the gates of the Happiest Place on Earth. The sights, sounds, and tastes of the park are all part of the magic, but what if you could recreate some of those fantastic flavors in your own kitchen? Luckily, there are a ton of Disneyland copycat recipes out there that will transport your taste buds back to Disneyland, no matter where you are.

Keep reading for 10 Disneyland copycat recipes you can make at home!


Photo Credit: Disney Parks Blog.

Is there anything better than a fresh Disneyland churro? My mouth is already watering just thinking about them. Luckily, we can make these magical treats at home with this easy recipe. Combine water, butter, sugar, and salt in a saucepan and bring to a boil. Add flour and stir until the mixture forms a ball. Add eggs one at a time, then pipe the dough into long, thin strips and fry until golden brown. Roll the churros in cinnamon sugar and serve with chocolate or caramel sauce for dipping. This churro recipe from SugarHero! has a great step-by-step guide. Yum!

Monte Cristo Sandwich

Photo Credit: Disney Parks Blog.

The Monte Cristo Sandwich from the ambient Blue Bayou restaurant is a Disneyland classic, and now you can enjoy it at home. Dip slices of white bread in egg batter, then layer ham, turkey, and Swiss cheese between the slices. Fry until golden brown and serve with blackberry jam for dipping. This Monte Cristo recipe from The Picky Palate is a great guide!

Mickey Mouse Beignets

Photo Credit: Disney Parks Blog.

Mickey Mouse beignets are a must-try treat at the Mint Julep Bar, and now you can make them at home with this recipe. Combine water, sugar, and yeast in a mixing bowl, then add flour, salt, eggs, and milk. Knead the dough, then let it rise before rolling it out and cutting it into Mickey shapes. Fry until golden brown and serve with powdered sugar for dusting. This Mickey Mouse Beignets recipe from Disneyland Tour Guide is a great guide.

Bengal Barbecue Skewers

Photo Credit: Disney Parks Blog.

The Bengal Barbecue in Adventureland is known for its delicious and flavorful skewers, and it’s one of my all-time favorite lunches. Don’t be intimidated! Simply marinate chunks of chicken, beef, or your favorite protein in soy sauce, ginger, garlic, and honey, then skewer and grill until cooked through. Serve with a side of jasmine rice (topped with an edible flower to achieve that added Disney flair!) for a taste of Adventureland at home. This Bengal Barbecue Skewers recipe from Chef Tips a great starting point.

Dole Whip

Photo Credit: Mickey Visit.

There are two words that can make any Disney fan hungry: Dole Whip. No Disneyland visit is complete without the iconic Dole Whip, and now you can make it at home with just three ingredients: frozen pineapple, pineapple juice, and vanilla ice cream. Blend everything together until smooth and serve it up in a tall cup for the perfect Disney snack. This Dole Whip recipe from BellyFull is a great starting point.

Mint Julep

Photo Credit: Disney Parks Blog.

The Mint Julep from the Mint Julep Bar is a refreshing drink that’s perfect for a hot day at Disneyland, and now you can make it at home with this recipe. Combine water, sugar, and fresh mint leaves in a saucepan and bring to a boil, then let cool. Combine the syrup with lemon juice and limeade concentrate, then add water and a dash of green food coloring. Serve over ice, add a sprig of fresh mint, and enjoy! This Mint Julep recipe from The Recipe Critic is incredible for a hot summer day.

Mickey Mouse Pretzels

Photo Credit: Disney Parks Blog.

Need something salty? Mickey Mouse pretzels are a must-have savory snack at Disneyland, and now you can make them at any time with this recipe. Shape pretzel dough into the iconic Mickey head shape, brush with egg wash, sprinkle with coarse salt, and bake until golden brown. Serve with mustard or cheese sauce for dipping. This Mickey Mouse Pretzels recipe from Delish is a great starting point.

Corn Dogs

Photo Credit: Mickey Visit.

Disneyland corn dogs are a favorite among park-goers, and now you can make them at home with this recipe. Dip hot dogs in cornmeal batter, then fry until golden brown. Serve with a Mickey Mouse-shaped dollop of ketchup or mustard for dipping. This corn dog recipe from The Stay at Home Chef is the perfect guide! 

Tigger Tails

Photo Credit: Disney Parks Blog.

My all-time-favorite Disneyland dessert is the delectable Tigger Tails! These sweet treats can be found at Pooh Corner, and now you can make them for any Disneyland or Winnie the Pooh themed celebration! Melt caramel squares and dip pretzel rods in the caramel, then dip in melted white chocolate and orange sprinkles. Allow to cool and harden before serving. If you can’t make your way to Critter Country, the next best thing you can do is to make these fun-fun-fun-fun-fun treats in your very home using this recipe from Favorite Family Recipes.

The Grey Stuff

Photo Credit: Disney Parks Blog.

Try the Grey Stuff—it’s delicious! And now, it’s also easy to make enough to share with Cogsworth and Lumiere. Mix together instant vanilla pudding mix, milk, and crushed Oreos, then fold in whipped topping and refrigerate until set. Serve the Grey Stuff in a fancy dish or on top of a cupcake for a magical treat. This Grey Stuff recipe from Lil’ Luna is a dream come true. 

There you have it: the top 10 Disneyland copycat recipes you can make at home. Whether you’re craving a Dole Whip or a Monte Cristo Sandwich (perhaps even both), these recipes will transport you back to the park in no time. So gather your ingredients, put on some Disney music, and get cooking!

We Go to Disney Every Week – AVOID These Disney Rookie Mistakes!

We go to a Disney Park every week. There are so BIG mistakes that you can make on a Disney vacation. We rank all of the rookie mistakes to avoid at Disneyland and Walt Disney World. Be sure to read this if you are considering a Disney trip.

Finding the Mickey-Shaped Foods at Disneyland!

Photo Credit: Disney Parks Blog.

At Disneyland, you can find several treats around the park that are elevated to the next level through their Mickey-shaped appearance! In our guide on how to find the Mickey-shaped foods at Disneyland, we’ll talk you through different locations in the park that offer these adorable snacks.

Best Cheap Foods Disneyland to Save Money

Photo Credit: Mickey Visit.

Food can be quite expensive at Disneyland, but there are several delicious options throughout the park that won’t break the bank. In our guide to the best cheap food options at Disneyland, we’ll offer one recommendation per land for satisfying and affordable food that the entire family will enjoy!

Easy Mobile Ordering at Disneyland—Everything You Need to Know!

Photo Credit: Disney Parks Blog.

Disneyland Mobile Ordering allows you to efficiently pick up your food with no hassle! Our guide to Disneyland Mobile Ordering will explain how to use this on the Disneyland App and list the locations that offer this throughout the parks.

Disclosure: We have used all the products recommended on Mickey Visit. We may receive compensation when you click on links to some products featured.

About Polly Caticci

Planning a Disney Vacation? Get Exclusive Discounts + Free Bonuses

In addition to exclusive discounts for Mickey Visit subscribers, get our free planning printable and guide to make your life SO much easier.

Leave a Comment