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The 5 Best Costco Copycat Recipes for Superfans

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Copycats in the Kitchen

While it’s not hard to find a Costco in a state like California or Texas, not everyone has access to the wholesaler’s bulk goods, affordable food court, or bakery. We know that’s a sad thought. But even for superfans in Wyoming, where Costco has yet to plant its flag, we have a solution. After scouring the internet, we’ve collected superfans’ favorite Costco copycat recipes, so you can enjoy the best the wholesaler has to offer — like the chicken bake and Kirkland Signature chicken salad — no matter where you are.


Related: 10 Quick Recipes to Make With Costco's $5 Rotisserie Chicken

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Costco Chicken Bake Recipe

This easy, 30-minute Costco chicken bake recipe from Momsdish has thousands of positive reviews, making it among the most popular copycat recipes we could find. It starts with pizza dough (homemade or store-bought), which you’ll then fill with chicken, bacon, cheese, and ranch or Caesar dressing. “I was craving a chicken bake but Costco was closed and these hit the spot!” one commenter wrote.


Recipe: Momdish


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Costco Chicken Salad Recipe

Low-carb and packed with protein, this Costco chicken salad copycat recipe requires just a few common ingredients, and you can use a rotisserie chicken to make it even easier. After buying (or cooking) the chicken, you’ll shred it (food processor preferred) and then stir in simple ingredients like mayonnaise, celery, and sweet onion. With 5/5 stars, this is sure to satisfy your Costco cravings.


Recipe: 40 Aprons


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Costco Rotisserie Chicken Recipe

Costco rotisserie chicken is famously good and cheap, but hey, you might be hundreds of miles from the nearest Costco. Luckily, this five-ingredient recipe is a good substitute. All you need is a chicken, a few spices, and an afternoon, and you’ll have a flavorful, lean meal or side dish that you can eat all week.


Recipe: Mashed

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Costco Double Chocolate Muffins Recipe

Using a devil’s food cake mix, chocolate chips, and a healthy helping of sour cream, Danelle from Let’s Dish captures the richness of Costco’s double chocolate muffins. This recipe is perfect for Costco fans who find the wholesaler’s muffins too big since you can simply use your own normal-sized muffin tin.


Recipe: Let’s Dish

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Costco Sheet Cake Recipe

After a long hiatus, Costco’s sheet cake is back. But as good as the bakery’s cake is, nothing truly compares to homemade. So make your next party extra special by baking your own Costco-style sheet cake with this decadent recipe that serves 16. If we’re to trust the 5-star reviews, this recipe isn’t likely to disappoint.


Recipe: Mashed