Go Back
+ servings
fried pickles

Fried Pickles Disneyland Copycat Recipe

These Fried Pickles are such a fun Disneyland Copycat Recipe inspired by Carnation Cafe on Main Street, U.S.A.!
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Keyword disneyland copycat recipe, fried pickles, fried pickles recipe
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 12
Calories 117kcal
Author Jenny
Cost $15


  • Bowl
  • Stove
  • saucepan


  • 2 cups canola oil for frying
  • 12 Pickle Spears I used Claussen

Wet Batter

  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried dill
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 egg

Dry Ingredients

  • 1 cup Panko breadcrumbs
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan Cheese

House Dipping Sauce

  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise (heaping 1/4 cup)
  • 1 tablespoon ketchup
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon hot sauce I used Cholula)
  • 1/4 teaspoon Lawry's Garlic salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper


  • Heat oil in a medium saucepan filled 1/4 pan full over medium heat until it reaches 350-375 degrees F.
  • Place all pickle spears onto a paper towel lined plate, pat dry trying to remove access liquid from pickles.
  • To prepare wet batter, place flour, buttermilk, dill, paprika, pepper, baking powder and egg into a large mixing bowl, stir until well combined.
  • Place Panko and Parmesan Cheese into a shallow dish, stirring to combine. Take one pickle at a time, and dip into wet batter, then press into bread crumb mixture firmly to coat all sides. Carefully place fried pickles into oil, frying until golden brown on all sides. Remove and transfer to a paper towel lined plate to drain oil. Continue this process until all pickles are fried.
  • To prepare house dipping sauce place mayonnaise, ketchup, worcestershire sauce, hot sauce, garlic salt and pepper into a small bowl, stirring to combine. Transfer warm crisp pickles to a serving plate and serve with dipping sauce or Ranch dressing.


Calories: 117kcal | Carbohydrates: 13g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 20mg | Sodium: 763mg | Potassium: 135mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 237IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 93mg | Iron: 1mg