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12 Cheesecake Factory Recipes You Can Make At Home

12 Cheesecake Factory Recipes You Can Make At Home

Whether you’re looking for a nice pasta dish, some filet mignon, or a filling dessert, the Cheesecake Factory probably has it. However, if you enjoy cooking, creating a restaurant meal in the comfort of your own home, and family dinners, consider trying some Cheesecake Factory Recipes. They are simple, delicious, and just as tasty as dining in the restaurant! Below you will find 12 Cheesecake Factory recipes you can make at home.

Click each link to find an in-depth version of how to make the actual recipe!

1. Classic Crab Cakes

If you are a fan of seafood, this delicious Cheesecake Factory recipe might be mouth-watering for you. To add a bit of taste to the crab cakes, add a lemon after it is complete! 

  • 1 pound fresh or canned crab meat, drained, flaked, and cartilage removed
  • 2 to 2-1/2 cups of soft bread crumbs
  • 1 large beaten egg
  • 3/4 cup of mayonnaise
  • 1/3 cup each of chopped celery, green pepper, and onion
  • 1 tablespoon of seafood seasoning
  • 1 tablespoon of minced fresh parsley
  • 2 teaspoons of lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon of Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon of mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon of pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon of hot pepper sauce
  • 2 to 4 tablespoons vegetable oil (optional)
  • Lemons (optional)

2. Steak Diane

If you’re looking for a tasty and filling meal inspired by Cheesecake Factory, check out this wonderful steak dish. The best part about it is the sauce spread over the steaks!

  • 4 beef ribeye steaks (1/2 inch thick and 8 ounces each)
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 4 tablespoons divided butter
  • 1 green onion – finely chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh Parsley
  • 1 tablespoon minced chives

3. Spicy Edamame

If you’re looking for something less heavy, and healthy, don’t forget to check out the spicy edamame recipe. Although it can be a bit hot, you will never taste edamame the same! 

  • 1 package (16 ounces) frozen edamame pods
  • 2 teaspoons kosher salt
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes

4. All-American Bacon Cheeseburger

Craving a juicy burger? Make sure to check out Cheesecake Factory’s delicious bacon cheeseburger. It might compare to one of your favorite burger joints – you never know until you try it! 

  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped onion
  • 2 tablespoons ketchup
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon steak sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon cider vinegar
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 4 slices sharp cheddar cheese
  • 4 hamburger buns, split, toasted
  • 8 cooked bacon strips
  • Optional toppings: lettuce leaves and tomato, onion and pickle slices

5. Four Cheese Pasta

If you enjoy pasta, you must check out this pasta dish inspired by Cheesecake Factory. Between the Alfredo sauce, and the multitude of cheeses, you will be full after this dish! 

  • 1 package (16 ounces) ziti or small tube pasta
  • 2 cartons (10 ounces each) refrigerated Alfredo sauce
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 2 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 carton (15 ounces) ricotta cheese
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese, divided
  • 1/4 cup grated Romano cheese
  • 1/4 cup minced fresh parsley
  • 1-3/4 cups shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese

6. Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Cheesecake

If you visit the Cheesecake Factory and didn’t get cheesecake after your meal, what were you even doing at the Cheesecake Factory? Their cheesecakes are to die for, and come in many different flavors. If you are a chocolate or cookie dough lover, I highly recommend adding this to your Cheesecake Factory recipes! 


  • 1-3/4 cups crushed chocolate chip cookies or chocolate wafer crumbs.
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup melted butter


  • 3 packages (8 ounces each) cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3 large eggs, lightly beaten, room temperature

Cookie Dough: 

  • 1/4 cup butter, softened
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1-1/2 cups miniature semisweet chocolate chips, divided

7. White Chicken Chili

Another famous dish found at the Cheesecake Factory is their white chicken chili. This meal is perfect for a chilly fall or winter night, with a bonfire or fireplace near you. Although it is not your typical chili with beef, this recipe is something you must try. Sit back, relax, and enjoy this soothing comfort food. 

  • 1 pound lean ground chicken
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 2 cans (15 ounces each) cannellini beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 can (4 ounces) chopped green chiles
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • Reduced-fat sour cream
  • Shredded cheddar cheese
  • Chopped cilantro

8. Turtle Cheesecake

Another mouth watering item you must add to your list of Cheesecake Factory recipes so happens to be turtle cheesecake. This delicious, caramelized cheesecake is one you can’t miss out on. 

  • 1 frozen New York-style cheesecake (30 ounces), thawed
  • 1/2 cup semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream, divided
  • 3 tablespoons chopped pecans, toasted
  • 1/4 cup butter, cubed
  • 1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons packed brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon light corn syrup

9. Cobb Salad

If you’re looking for a smaller bite to eat before you enjoy a cheesecake, you might want to check out the Cobb Salad. This delicious and healthy meal is filled with protein, while also being a great substitution for other entrees. 

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  • 1/4 cup red wine vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1 small garlic clove, minced
  • 3/4 teaspoon coarsely ground pepper
  • 3/4 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 3/4 cup canola oil
  • 1/4 cup olive oil


  • 6-1/2 cups torn romaine
  • 2-1/2 cups torn curly endive
  • 1 bunch watercress (4 ounces), trimmed, divided
  • 2 cooked chicken breasts, chopped
  • 2 medium tomatoes, seeded and chopped
  • 1 medium ripe avocado, peeled and chopped
  • 3 hard-boiled eggs, large, chopped
  • 1/2 cup tumbled blue or Roquefort cheese
  • 6 bacon strips, cooked, and crumbled
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh chives

10. Peanut Butter Cup Cheesecake

Finding a cheesecake to be your favorite can be very difficult, just because there are so many different options to choose from. However, if you were not fond of the two cheesecakes listed above, hopefully this cheesecake catches your attention! 


  • 1-1/4 cups graham cracker crumbs
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup Oreo cookie crumbs
  • 6 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 3/4 cup creamy peanut butter


  • 3 packages (8 ounces each) cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 3 large eggs, room temperature, lightly beaten
  • 1 cup hot fudge ice cream topping, divided
  • 6 peanut butter cups, cut into small wedges

11. Cuban Panini

As you can tell, the Cheesecake Factory has quite a variety of meals, with something to offer everyone. If you are a fan of panini’s, this Cuban sandwich is a must-try.

  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1/2 cup reduced-fat mayonnaise
  • 8 slices artisan bread
  • 8 thick slices deli smoked turkey
  • 4 slices deli ham
  • 8 slices Swiss cheese
  • 12 dill pickle slices
  • 1 cup fresh baby spinach

12. Strawberry Shortcake

If you are not a fan of chocolate cheesecake, don’t worry, the Cheesecake Factory recipes have many more options to choose from. Although, strawberry shortcake has got to be one of the freshest and fruity cheesecakes you can create.

  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup shortening
  • 1 large egg, room temperature
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 cup whole milk
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream, whipped
  • 1-1/2 quarts fresh or frozen strawberries, sliced

What do you think are some delicious Cheesecake Factory recipes you can make at home? Leave a comment if you have any additional recipes to share!

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