At In-N-Out Burger, a fantasy comes alive. Whether it be their mouthwatering burgers, world famous shakes, or their not-so-secret animal fries, their food can turn any bad day into a dream. What if I told you that there was an easier, healthier, and more cost-effective way to enjoy the luxury of In-N-Out? It’s crazy, I know.

Imagine being able to enjoy it on your own time, in your own home, and with your own ingredients. No travel, no hassle, and the best part is you know exactly what you are putting in your body!  Thanks to PopSugar’s cooking skills, we can all enjoy In-N-Out anytime we want. Here's how to make In-N-Out's animal style fries at home.

Animal Style Fries

  • Prep Time:5 mins
  • Cook Time:25 mins
  • Total Time:30 mins
  • Servings:2
  • Easy


  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup ketchup
  • 2 tablespoons chopped dill pickles
  • 1 teaspoon yellow mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon apple cider vinegar
  • 1 cup cooked French fries
  • 1/2 onion diced
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 2 slices American cheese
  • Step 1

    Preheat your oven to 450°F to cook the packaged fries. Fries should take about 15-25 minutes to cook, depending on how crispy you want them.

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  • Step 2

    Dice onions and dill pickles and set them separately aside for a later use.

  • Step 3

    To make the sauce, mix the mayo, ketchup, mustard, salt, pepper, dill pickles, vinegar, and sugar together in a medium mixing bowl.

  • Step 4

    Check on your fries periodically to ensure they do not burn, then get started on the toppings. Using a pan, mix together oil and diced onions over a medium heat. Keep a close eye on your pan and stir occasionally until the onions are caramelized and brown.

  • Step 5

    Remove your fries from the oven and plate them. Add cheese directly over the hot fries and put the onions over the first two layers. Finally, top the fries with your sauce and enjoy!

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What are you waiting for? Go make those animal fries!