April Fool's Day Recipes

April 1st is our favorite day to get tricky in the kitchen. These fun April Fool’s Day recipes and faux foods are great ways to turn tricks into treats.

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Favorite Ice Cream Tacos

These ice cream-filled "tacos" are fun to make and eat. They're great party treats, and kids have a ball putting them together. Adults enjoy them, too. —Nancy Zimmerman, Cape May Court House, New Jersey

Flowerpot Dirt Cake

Every year I host a luncheon to welcome spring. I like to surprise my friends and leave them with a...


Dirt Cake

Dirt Cake is fun to serve at family gatherings, or to give as a gift. I've also taken it to...


Ice Cream Tacos

Talk about a fun presentation! Karen Oney’s cute dessert looks just like a taco—but it’s stuffed with chocolate ice cream...


Quick Dirt Cake

I served Dirt Cake to my grandpa and he almost wouldn't eat it! It is difficult to tell if it's...

Dirt Pudding Cups

These darling little desserts are my daughter Crystal’s favorite. At family birthday parties, no matter how fancy the dirt cup...


Sunny-Side-Up Dessert

My boys love this sweet take on eggs and toast. To make the "egg yolk," you can use all sorts...

Trick Pizza

This decorated cookie wll be sure to trick your guest goblins at your Trick-or-Treat party. Kids will enjoy helping to...


April Fools Berry Soda

Your family will pucker up to one of our favorite April Fools food pranks! These berry "beverages" look inviting to...


Ice Cream Peaches

When our kitchen crafters dished up Helen Banycky's ice cream, they were struck by its refreshingly real flavor—and by how...


April Fool Meatball Sub

Do you have a fun-loving family that appreciates food pranks? Give ’em a "gotcha" they’ll never forget. This sub features...