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Animal Style Fries In-N-Out Burger Copycat Recipe

These Copycat Animal Style Fries from In-N-Out Burger, are better than the real deal.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Side Dish, Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: best fries, Copycat Recipe, french fries, fries
Servings: 6
Calories: 736kcal


  • Frying pan
  • Mixing Bowl
  • Baking Sheet


  • 32 ounces frozen french fries 1 bag
  • 2 Tablespoons vegetable oil or canola oil
  • 2 Tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 yellow onion chopped
  • 2 cups shredded mild cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • cup ketchup
  • 3 Tablespoons pickle relish (we used sweet)
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • ½ teaspoon pepper
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon apple cider vinegar


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Bake fries according package (usually 20 minutes)
  • While fries are baking, heat oil and brown sugar in frying pan over medium heat.
  • Add chopped yellow onion and cook onions until caramelized.
  • Remove fries from oven and sprinkle with cheese. Return to oven and broil on high for three minutes until cheese has melted and fries begin to golden around edges.
  • In a separate bowl, mix together remaining ingredients for the sauce.
  • To serve, top cheese fries with caramelized onions and sauce.


Calories: 736kcal | Carbohydrates: 65g | Protein: 14g | Fat: 48g | Saturated Fat: 20g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 46mg | Sodium: 1772mg | Potassium: 823mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 13g | Vitamin A: 554IU | Vitamin C: 12mg | Calcium: 301mg | Iron: 3mg