Denny’s Copycat Breakfast Recipes

Denny’s offers a wide selection of lunch and dinner options, but their breakfast menu shines the most. Known for light, fluffy pancakes, delicious hash browns, and extravagant breakfasts like the popular Moons Over My Hammy sandwich, Denny’s breakfast menu is superior.

If you want to experience their diner-style breakfast at home, you can make one of these amazing copycat recipes to recreate the perfect breakfast that tastes like it just came fresh out of Denny’s kitchen.

Copycat Denny's pancakes puppies, moons over my hammy sandwich, and French toast.

Specialty pancakes and French toast

Among Denny’s breakfast options are sweet items such as French toast, pancakes, and pancake puppies. Whether you prefer something classic or more extravagant, these copycat recipes have something to suit your tastes.

Denny’s Pancake Puppies
This recipe makes Dennys-style classic pancake puppies easy to make—all you need is pancake mix and water, as well as oil for frying!
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Copycat Denny's pancake puppies in a bowl and a bottle of syrup.
Denny’s Strawberry Pancake Puppies
Make strawberry-infused Denny's pancake puppies with strawberry preserves and white chocolate chips for a sweet and delicious breakfast treat.
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Copycat Denny's strawberry pancake puppies and a small bowl of cheesecake dip.
Denny’s Red Velvet Pancake Puppies
The red velvet pancake puppies come with a sweet yet tangy cream cheese icing, perfect for dipping the fluffy fried pancakes into.
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Red Velvet cakes and cream cheese
Denny’s Blueberry Pancake Puppies
These bite-sized pancake puppies are the ultimate blueberry pancakes, especially when paired with the scrumptious accompanying cheesecake dipping sauce.
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Copycat Denny's blueberry pancake puppies and cheesecake dip on a plate.
Denny’s French Toast
When you want traditional-style French toast that you can dress up however you want, try this Denny's copycat recipe, which uses thick bread and an irresistible vanilla custard mixture.
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Copycat Denny's French toast, syrup, and a fork.
Denny’s Pancakes
Indulge in classic buttermilk pancakes that taste exactly like they came from Denny's! This copycat recipe is easy to follow and only requires a handful of ingredients.
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Denny's Pancakes

Denny’s signature breakfast items

If you’re in the mood for something savory, there are also copycat recipes available for Denny’s popular egg dishes, breakfast sandwiches, and even country-fried steak and gravy. These options provide a more substantial breakfast to satisfy your hunger and kickstart your day!

Denny’s Moons Over My Hammy
The famous Moons Over My Hammy sandwich contains scrambled eggs, ham, and melty cheese with toasted bread. Enjoy this with your favorite breakfast sides, like fresh fruit or hashbrown potatoes.
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Copycat Denny's moons over my hammy breakfast sandwich halves stacked on a plate.
Denny’s Chicken Fajita Breakfast Skillet
Enjoy flavors of fresh peppers, onions, home fries, and chicken in this delicious homemade fajita breakfast skillet. You can also top it with salsa, sour cream, and avocado to enhance it further.
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Denny's Chicken Fajita Breakfast Skillet
Denny’s Scram Slam
This scram slam is a simple yet enticing breakfast scramble with cheddar cheese, chopped tomatoes, bell peppers, mushrooms, and onions.
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Denny’s Scram Slam
Denny’s Rise and Shine Breakfast Burger
Sunnyside-up eggs, hash browns, and a thick burger patty are loaded onto a bun for this incredible breakfast burger inspired by a Denny's classic.
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Denny's Rise and Shine Breakfast Burger
Denny’s Breakfast Skillet
This Denny's breakfast skillet copycat is loaded with assorted veggies, cheddar cheese, eggs, and a Cajun spice mix for extra flavor.
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Denny’s Breakfast Skillet
Denny’s Santa Fe Breakfast Skillet
Containing fresh veggies like other skillet options, the Santa Fe skillet also includes chorizo and diced red potatoes, ensuring a satisfying breakfast.
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Denny's Santa Fe Breakfast Skillet
Denny’s Chicken Fried Steak
Denny’s has country-fried steak on their breakfast menu, served with country gravy, hash browns, a choice of bread, and two eggs! This recipe allows you to recreate the chicken fried steak and pair it with any sides you choose.
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Denny’s Chicken Fried Steak

With these copycat recipes, you can indulge in your favorite Denny’s breakfast items anytime you want. Whether you’re in the mood for a diner-style breakfast to start your day or craving breakfast for dinner, these recipes will come in handy and impress you with just how similar they taste to the restaurant.

Copycat Denny's French toast, moons over my hammy sandwich, and pancake puppies.

About Stephanie Manley

I recreate your favorite restaurant recipes, so you can prepare these dishes at home. I help you cook dinner, and serve up dishes you know your family will love. You can find most of the ingredients for all of the recipes in your local grocery store.

Stephanie is the author of's Dining Out in the Home, and's Dining Out in the Home 2.

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