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5 Disney Copy Cat Recipes to try at Home

While social distancing is keeping us from our favorite parks right now, we can at least try to bring a little bit of Disney into our homes. One great way to add a little bit of Disney into our lives is to recreate some of our favorite Disney snacks and meals, and maybe even a Disney drink! While there are many to choose from, here are my top 5 copy cat recipes to try at home:

Biergarten Soft Pretzels (yields 10 pretzels)


  • 1 package dry yeast
  • 1 1/2 cups warm water
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • coarse salt for topping
  • mustard (optional)



  • Stir and dissolve yeast in warm water in a large mixing bowl.
  • Stir in salt, sugar, and 2 cups of flour.
  • Beat until smooth.
  • Stir in enough of the remaining flour to make dough easy to handle.
  • Turn dough onto a lightly floured surface.
  • Knead until smooth and elastic, about 5 minutes.
  • Cut dough into 3 oz pieces and roll into a ball.
  • Allow dough to sit for 10 minutes.
  • Roll out dough into strings and then twist dough pieces in the middle.
  • Pick up the dough string with two hands each hand holding one end.
  • Attach the ends to the dough ina pretzel shape.
  • Place pretzel on a baking sheet and allow to proof until pretzels string thickness is about doubles as thick.
  • Whisk the eggs with water.
  • Brush the egg wash on top of the pretzel.
  • Sprinkle with coarse salt.
  • Put on to baking sheets and bake at 400 degrees for 10-12 minutes, until golden brown.
  • Dip in prepared mustard if desired.

Ohana Noodles (yields 1 1/2 quarts)



  • 2 cups brown sugar
  • 1 3/4 cup soy sauce
  • 3/4 cup rice wine vinegar
  • 1 1/4 tablespoon fresh minced garlic
  • 1 1/4 tablespoon fresh minced ginger
  • 2 1/4 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 4 tablespoons pineapple juice, frozen concentrate


  • Yakisoba noodles
  • shredded red and green cabbage
  • shredded bok choy


  • Dissolve all ingredients, except cornstarch and pineapple juice, in saucepot.
  • Bring to a boil.
  • Make a slurry with the cornstarch and pineapple juice, and slowly add to the boiling mixture to thicken.
  • Simmer for 30 minutes.
  • Strain through a fine-mesh strainer.
  • Saute shredded red and green cabbage and bok choy in a wok.
  • Add Yakisoba noodles and Pineapple glaze and toss.

Aventureland Cheeseburger Spring Rolls-


  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1 cup diced onion
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 8 oz lean ground beef
  • 1 cup cubed processed cheese
  • 1 cup fresh bread crumbs
  • 1/4 cup dill pickle, patted dry
  • 2 green onions, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon prepared mustard
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 64 spring roll wrappers
  • 1 egg


  • In skillet, heat oil over medium heat; cook red onion and garlic, stirring occasionally, until softened, about 5 minutes.
  • Add ground beef, cook until browned (about 4 min).
  • Drain in a strainer, pressing out liquid. Return to pan.
  • Stir in cheese, cook over medium heat until melted (about 2 min) scrape into a bowl.
  • Stir bread crumbs, pickle, green onions, mustard, Worcestershire sauce, and pepper into beef mixture, let cool for 15 min.
  • Layer 2 spring roll wrappers on the work surface with 1 corner facing up; place 1 tbsp beef mixture on bottom 1/3 of the wrapper.
  • Fold the bottom corner of the wrapper over the filling.
  • Fold in sides and roll up until a 2-inch triangle of wrapper remains at the top.
  • Mix egg with 2 teaspoons of water; lightly brush over the triangle and loosely roll up to seal.
  • Repeat with remaining filling and wrappers.
  • Place rolls, seam side down, on a parchment paper-lined baking sheet.
  • Bake at 375 F, turning once, until golden brown (about 25 min)


Avocado Margarita

INGREDIENTS- yields one margarita

  • 1/2 of 1 ripe avocado
  • 2 oz. silver tequila
  • 1 oz. melon liquor
  • juice of 1 lime
  • 1 oz. agave syrup
  • ice


  • In a blender, combine all ingredients except ice and process until smooth.
  • Add ice cubes and pulse until just blended, making sure not to over mix.
  • Serve in glasses rimmed with salt, sugar or chile-lime seasoning. garnish with a lime wedge.


Ohana Bread Pudding 


  • 5 eggs
  • 3 cups whole milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • 8 cups french breakfast bread


  • 4 oz. sugar
  • 4 oz. brown sugar
  • 4 oz. corn syrup
  • 4 oz. unsalted butter
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup spiced room
  • 1 cup banana slices


  • In bowl mix eggs, milk, salt, sugar, and nutmeg. Set aside.
  • Cut bread in medium pieces, place on cookie sheet pan put in an oven preheated to 350 degrees.
  • Bake bread until lightly toasted, about 15 minutes. Remove bread and place in egg and milk mixture.
  • Place mixture in a greased 10-inch cake pan and bake at 325 degrees for 1 hour.
  • Let stand 5 minutes, serve hot with ice cream.
  • Combine sugar, brown sugar, corn syrup, butter and half of heavy cream in a large pan. Bring to a boil and slowly add remaining heavy cream keeping mixture at a steady boil.
  • Add spiced rum and flambe.
  • Candy will brown slightly; cook 3 minutes until candy forms into a firm ball in cold water.
  • Remove from heat and add vanilla. Add sliced bananas. Serve warm.

I hope these recipes can bring a bit of Disney magic into your home during these uncertain times. I know I can not wait to try them!




Mandi Q
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