April Fools' Day Recipes | Allrecipes

April Fools' Day Recipes | Allrecipes

Staff Picks

Hot Dog Cookies

Rating: 4.27 stars
15

These little treasures look just like little hot dogs! Perfect for children's parties or sporting events.

Pork-n-Beans Cake

Rating: 4.59 stars
37

This cake can be made in loaf pans or in 16 ounce cans.

Spaghetti Torte

Rating: 3.8 stars
88

This baked spaghetti dish is made in a springform pan. When the sides of the pan are removed, you have an impressive, spaghetti 'cake.' It can be served as is, or with a tomato sauce.

Hamburger Cookies

Rating: 4.64 stars
98

These cookies look just like little hamburgers.

Sweet Pea Mockamole

Rating: 4.09 stars
55

Delicious and slightly sweet dip to serve with tortilla chips, crackers or fresh veggies.

Dirt Cake I

Rating: 4.72 stars
787

This is a great conversation piece at parties. Adults love it as much as the children do. Get a new garden trowel, medium sized flower pot and artificial flower at a craft store for full effect.

Kitty Litter Cake

Rating: 4.63 stars
489

Great Halloween cake! You'll need a new kitty litter box, box liner and litter scoop as props to get the full effect with this cake!

Hot Beef Sundae

Rating: 5 stars
1

We had this at the New York State Fair. When we saw the sign Hot Beef Sundae, we were both curious. Really, it looks just like a hot fudge sundae and when we got home we made our own version.

Advertisement

Inspiration and Ideas

Cereal Treat Sushi
Rating: Unrated
49

"Nothing says fun like Krispie treat sushi! Use fruit rolls [and] gummy candies. Butter your hands before handling." – Foodaholic

7 April Fools' Day Recipes

Prank your family and friends with these delicious mix-ups.


Dirt Cake I

Rating: 4.72 stars
787

This is a great conversation piece at parties. Adults love it as much as the children do. Get a new garden trowel, medium sized flower pot and artificial flower at a craft store for full effect.

this link is to an external site that may or may not meet accessibility guidelines.

You May Like Also

  • Cooking Schoolthis link opens in a new tab
  • Ask the Communitythis link opens in a new tab
  • Cooking Schoolthis link opens in a new tab
  • Ask the Communitythis link opens in a new tab
  • Does Pumpkin Pie Need To Be Refrigerated?
  • Does Pumpkin Pie Need To Be Refrigerated?
  • 11 Apple Crumble Recipes for Celebrating Fall
  • 11 Apple Crumble Recipes for Celebrating Fall
  • See All Breakfast and Brunch Recipes
  • Our 15 Best Cinnamon Roll Recipes
  • Our 15 Best Cinnamon Roll Recipes
  • Breakfast Burrito Recipes
  • Breakfast Casserole Recipes
  • 18 Easy Lunches You Can Make in 20 Minutes or Less
  • 18 Easy Lunches You Can Make in 20 Minutes or Less
  • Sandwich Wraps and Roll-Up Recipes
  • School Lunch Ideas and Recipes
  • 17 Best Boneless Chicken Breast Recipes Ready in 30 Minutes or Less
  • 17 Best Boneless Chicken Breast Recipes Ready in 30 Minutes or Less
  • See All Appetizer & Snack Recipes
  • Our Best Thanksgiving Appetizer Recipes
  • Our Best Thanksgiving Appetizer Recipes
  • Our 10 Most Popular Thanksgiving Pies for Your Feast
  • Our 10 Most Popular Thanksgiving Pies for Your Feast
  • Baking Tips and Techniques
  • Frosting and Icing Recipes
  • Pineapple Upside-Down Cake Recipes
  • Sugar-Free Dessert Recipes
  • 9 Cranberry Cocktails for Making Spirits Bright
  • 9 Cranberry Cocktails for Making Spirits Bright
  • Cocktail Tips and Techniques
  • Our 15 Best Chicken Casseroles of All Time Are the Best Comfort Food
  • Our 15 Best Chicken Casseroles of All Time Are the Best Comfort Food
  • Macaroni and Cheese Recipes
  • 18 Pear Salad Recipes To Make the Most of Pear Season
  • 18 Pear Salad Recipes To Make the Most of Pear Season
  • See All Side Dish Recipes
  • 10 Quick and Easy Homemade Cranberry Sauces
  • 10 Quick and Easy Homemade Cranberry Sauces
  • Broccoli Side Dish Recipes
  • Vegetable Side Dish Recipes
  • See All Soup, Stew & Chili Recipes
  • Our 10 Best Potato Soups of All Time to Keep You Full and Cozy
  • Our 10 Best Potato Soups of All Time to Keep You Full and Cozy
  • Chicken and Dumpling Recipes
  • 15 Vegetarian and Vegan Recipes for a Southern Thanksgiving Feast
  • 15 Vegetarian and Vegan Recipes for a Southern Thanksgiving Feast
  • See All Diet & Healthy Recipes
  • 10 Top-Rated Diabetic-Friendly Desserts That Are Low In Sugar, But High In Flavor
  • 10 Top-Rated Diabetic-Friendly Desserts That Are Low In Sugar, But High In Flavor
  • Mediterranean Diet Recipes
  • See All Holidays & Entertaining
  • How to Plan What You're Making for Thanksgiving Dinner
  • How to Plan What You're Making for Thanksgiving Dinner
  • Recipes for Super Bowl(R)
  • St. Patrick's Day Recipes
  • 17 Polish Recipes to Make Your Grandmother Proud
  • 17 Polish Recipes to Make Your Grandmother Proud
  • 3 Ways to Safely Thaw a Frozen Turkey
  • 3 Ways to Safely Thaw a Frozen Turkey
  • Recipe Conversion and Scaling
  • Decorating Cakes, Cookies and Other Desserts
  • Grilling and Other Outdoor Cooking
  • Kitchen Tools and Techniques
  • Allrecipes Magazine Recipes
  • Food Wishes with Chef John
  • See All Food News and Trends
  • 5 Potato Chip Flavors Worth a Trip to the Asian Market Right Now
  • 5 Potato Chip Flavors Worth a Trip to the Asian Market Right Now
  • Cooking Schoolthis link opens in a new tab
  • Ask the Communitythis link opens in a new tab
  • Cooking Schoolthis link opens in a new tab
  • Ask the Communitythis link opens in a new tab
  • Holidays and Events Recipes
  • Events and Gatherings Recipes
  • April Fool's Grilled Cheese Sandwich
  • April Fool's Grilled Cheese Sandwich
  • No Bake Deluxe Hamburger Cookies
  • No Bake Deluxe Hamburger Cookies
  • Gummi Fish Sushi - Cereal Treats II
  • 7 April Fools' Day Recipes
  • April Fools' Day Dinner Ideas
  • dirt cake with gummy worms in terracotta pots
  • Dirt Cake I Rating: 4.72 stars 787
  • closeup of snack mix made from cereal squares and powdered sugar
  • Chemical Apple Pie (No Apple Apple Pie)
  • Chemical Apple Pie (No Apple Apple Pie)
  • Festive Cheese Dip 'Slaw'
  • Festive Cheese Dip 'Slaw'
  • No Bake Deluxe Hamburger Cookies
  • No Bake Deluxe Hamburger Cookies
  • Twinkie® Wiener Sandwich
  • Twinkie® Wiener Sandwich
  • Subscribethis link opens in a new tab
  • Customer Servicethis link opens in a new tab
  • Jobsthis link opens in a new tab
  • Advertisethis link opens in a new tab
  • Appsthis link opens in a new tab
  • Sitemapthis link opens in a new tab
  • Canada this link opens in a new tab
  • Quebec this link opens in a new tab
  • Subscribe to Our Newsletter
  • Terms of Servicethis link opens in a new tab
  • Ad Choicesthis link opens in a new tab
  • California Do Not Sellthis link opens a modal window
  • Web Accessibilitythis link opens in a new tab