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Prank your family and friends with some of our favorite April Fools' Day recipes. From cookies that look like hot dogs to dessert sushi and more, we have composed our favorite April Fools' Day recipes for your pranking enjoyment.

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By á-3443

Rate this recipe 4.4/5 (7 Votes)
Crispy Candy Sushi Snacks 1 Picture
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Servings 16
Preparation time 30
Cooking time 30

  • EQUIPMENT:
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 4 cups mini marshmallows
  • 6 cups crisped rice cereal
  • 20 to 25 gummy worms
  • 1 to 2 boxes fruit leather
  • 12 x17-inch baking sheet
  • 2-quart saucepan

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So easy and cut, the kids go nuts for these Crispy Candy Sushi Snacks

Top rated April Fools' Day recipes

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These hot dog bun sugar cookies can be topped with pink and orange frosting to mimic a real hotdog with mustard! Sh...

  • 3/4 cup and 2 tablespoons granulated sugar, plus more for rolling
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened but not meltingly soft
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable shortening, softened
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 tablespoon light corn syrup
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups and 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
4.3/5 (9 Votes)

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Would you rather eat half a worm and know it or the whole worm and not know it? Well in this case you'll eat the wh...

  • 6 ounces chocolate pudding mix
  • 4 cups milk, to prepare pudding mix (or as directed on mix)
  • 14 ounces condensed milk
  • 8 ounces cream cheese
  • 12 ounces Cool Whip
  • 18 ounces Oreo cookies
  • Gummy worms
4.5/5 (25 Votes)

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Who doesn't love peppermint patties and vanilla wafers!? These two favorite treats are cleverly combined here to lo...

  • 1/2 cup vanilla frosting
  • Red and yellow paste or gel food coloring
  • 40 vanilla wafers
  • 20 peppermint patties
  • 1 teaspoon corn syrup
  • 1 teaspoon sesame seeds
4.5/5 (2 Votes)

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Disgusting looks and great taste is what you get in this fun Kitty Litter Cake! The hard part is starting in on thi...

  • 1 spice or german chocolate cake mix
  • 1 white cake mix
  • 1 large package vanilla instant pudding mix
  • 1 package vanilla sandwich cookies
  • Green food coloring
  • 12 small Tootsie Rolls
  • 1 new definitely unused) kitty litter pan
  • 1 new plastic kitty litter pan liner
  • 1 new pooper scooper
3.7/5 (13 Votes)

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Prank your friends and family with these savory cinnamon sticks that closely resemble french fries

  • Vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons cinnamon
  • White bread
  • Strawberry jelly
4.6/5 (60 Votes)

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Perfect recipe for a Halloween or April Fool's day party ! Red velvet cupcakes with frosting and glass shards with

  • SUGAR GLASS:
  • 1 can white frosting
  • 1 box red velvet cake mix
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 cup light corn syrup
  • 3 1/2 cups white sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • EDIBLE BLOOD:
  • 1/2 cup light corn syrup
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1/4 cup water, or more as needed
  • 15 drops red food coloring
  • 3 drops blue food coloring
4.2/5 (70 Votes)

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Fool your friends with this lasagna look alike dish which is really a dessert of Banana-Pudding Cake

  • Instant vanilla pudding, prepared
  • 1 loaf pound cake
  • 25 vanilla wafers, divided
  • 3/4 cup strawberry jam
  • 5 Oreo cookies, crushed
  • 3/4 cup ricotta cheese
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 1 banana
  • White chocolate, shavings
  • Mint
5/5 (3 Votes)

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Looks can be deceiving! While this dish looks like a bagel with lox and cream cheese it's really a sweet treat to p...

  • BAGEL:
  • 4 plain cake donuts
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1/4 teaspoon chocolate toffe bits, crushed
  • CREAM CHEESE:
  • 1/4 cup cream cheese
  • 2 tablespoons confectioners sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup mango or papaya, sliced
  • 8 red gummy candies
  • 8 green gummy candies
5/5 (3 Votes)

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I love this dessert so much because you can make it a day in advance, or even a couple of days, and it is perfect

  • 1 package Oreo cookies
  • 4 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese, softened
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 1 (12-ounce) tub cool whip
  • 1 (12-ounce) package mini chocolate chips
  • 6 Snack Pack Chocolate Pudding cups or prepare 1 package of chocolate pudding
4.5/5 (21 Votes)

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To make these cool Squirmy Jelly Worms, all you will need is a set of straws and some jelly mix

  • 2 (3-ounce) packs Raspberry Jello
  • 1 package unflavored gelatin (for extra firmness)
  • 3/4 cup whipping cream
  • 3 cups boiling water
  • 15 drops green food coloring
  • 100 flexible straws (or enough to fill your container)
  • Tall container (1 quart or 1 liter carton of milk)
4.6/5 (17 Votes)

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These reindeer poop treats make a great stocking stuffer for Christmas or prank for a fun April Fool's day trick!

  • 1 (16-ounce) package white candy coating, coarsely chopped
  • 1 (4-ounce) bar German sweet chocolate, chopped
  • 1 (16-ounce) package semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 2 (16-ounce) jars dry roasted peanuts
4.4/5 (28 Votes)

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Scary finger cookies are easy to make, especially if you start with refrigerated cookie dough

  • Sugar cookie dough
  • Almond slivers
  • Cocoa
4.5/5 (21 Votes)

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This recipe is a fun Halloween variation on the good old tried and true pepperoni pizza laying the cheese strips to...

  • 6 Rhodes Texas™ Rolls or 9 Rhodes™ Dinner Rolls, thawed but still cold
  • 3/4 cup pizza sauce
  • Pepperoni
  • Pozzarella cheese cut into long skinny strips
  • 3- 4 large black olives
4.4/5 (23 Votes)

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This cake-in-disguise makes a great light-hearted April Fool's Day prank that no one can stay mad at

  • Store bought cupcake or pound cake
  • Store bought buttercream frosting
  • Strawberry ice cream sauce
  • Chocolate malt balls
  • Blanched walnuts or almonds
  • Coconut
  • Green sprinkles
  • White chocolate chips
  • Lady fingers
4.5/5 (8 Votes)

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