15 Junk Food Recipes That Taste So Good

I eat pretty healthy throughout the week; however, every Friday night I treat my family to a junk food meal.

I don’t buy fast food very often. I actually prefer to make my meals at home. I think that fast food made at home taste so much better than takeout. The recipes that I’m sharing below may not be good for you, but they taste so good.

Best Butter Burgers

butter burgers

These burgers are so simple and so delicious. This burger is called a butter burger for a reason. It’s absolutely smothered in butter. This buttery burger is topped with melty cheese. Get the recipe for these Butter Burgers.

Cheese Fries


Who doesn’t love fully loaded cheese fries? Crispy french fries are topped with cheese, green onions, and ranch dressing. I love serving these fries on movie night. They’re always a big hit. Get the recipe for these Cheese Fries.



I’ve made these quesarito’s a few times, and they’re a hit every single time. If you’re craving Taco Bell, make these instead. They’re healthier than fast food and taste better. Get the recipe from Delish.

Chicken Tenders (Lemon Garlic Parmesan)

best chicken tenders

Chicken tenders are my favorite junk food meal. I love when they’re tender and juicy on the inside and crispy on the outside. Dip these best chicken strips in your favorite dipping sauce. Get the recipe for these Chicken Tenders.

Cheesy Garlic Breadsticks

cheesy garlic breadsticks

If you love breadsticks, you have to make these cheesy garlic breadsticks. They are loaded with melted cheese and taste great alone or dipped in marinara sauce. Get the recipe for these Cheesy Garlic Breadsticks.

Crispy Chicken Sandwich

chicken sandwich recipe

This recipe is perfect for fans of chicken sandwiches. A perfectly seasoned and fried chicken breast sits on a bed of lettuce, tomato, and pickles. It’s so good. Get the recipe for the Crispy Chicken Sandwich.

Easy Philly Cheesesteak

Easy Philly Cheesesteak Recipe

This easy Philly cheesesteak sandwich is so tender and flavorful. The sandwich is loaded with tender meat, onions, mushrooms, and cheese. Serve with your favorite chips. Get the recipe from Butter Be Ready.

Chili Stuffed Garlic Dough Balls

chili stuffed garlic dough balls

If you’ve got some leftover chili, use it to make these chili-stuffed garlic dough balls. These chili dough balls are so easy to make and are the perfect junk food treat. Dip them in ranch or blue cheese dressing. Get the recipe for these Chili Stuffed Garlic Dough Balls.

Lunch Lady Brownies

Lunch Lady Brownies

I actually didn’t grow up eating lunch lady brownies, but by the looks of this picture, I sure wish I did. These brownies are moist, full of chocolate, and so good. Get the recipe from Salt and Baker.

Beef Meximelt Recipe (Taco Bell Copycat)

meximelts recipe

These beef Meximelts are so good; you’re going to love them. These are a delicious copycat recipe of the Taco Bell version that tastes better than the fast food version. Get the recipe for these Beef Meximelts.

Sloppy Joe Grilled Cheese

Sloppy Joe Grilled Cheese

These sloppy joe grilled cheeses taste so good. For the best results, reviewers have stated that these taste best when you reduce the amount of sugar the recipe calls for. Get the recipe from Delish.

Big Mac Sliders

big mac sliders

These Big Mac sliders look so good. I actually plan to make these this weekend. They’re everything you love about the classic Big Mac burger but in mini form. Get the recipe from Family Fresh Meals.

Hasselback Potatoes

hasselback potatoes

These delicious potatoes are topped with cheese, and garnished with green onion. Top your potato with your favorite toppings. Get the recipe for these Hasselback Potatoes.

Oreo Milkshake

orea milkshake

If you love milkshakes, you’re going to love this Oreo Milkshake recipe. Now when you get a craving, you don’t have to go outside to get one. You can make one at home. Get the recipe for this Oreo Milkshake.

Chili Dog Biscuit Casserole


You really can’t go wrong with a recipe from Family Fresh Meals. This chili dog biscuit casserole will be a hit in your household. It’s loaded with hot dogs and chili, and it’s topped with biscuits and cheese. Get the recipe for this Chili Dog Biscuit Casserole.

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