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April Fool's Recipes

Kid Friendly April Fool's Day Recipes

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These April Fool's recipes are not quite what they seem. A meatloaf cake, spaghetti and meatballs for dessert and sushi made out of rice crispy treats are all included in this round-up of fun, kid friendly recipes for April Fool's Day.

Meatloaf Cake

Meatloaf Cake
Dave Seah

This April Fool's recipe will have the kids thinking you're serving dessert for dinner. No need to tell them this cake is meatloaf that is iced with mashed potatoes!

 

Dirt Dessert Recipe

Dirt Dessert Recipe
Stephanie Gallagher

This April Fool's recipe is a year-round favorite for preschoolers. And it's no wonder: Although this kid friendly April Fool's recipe looks like dirt, it's actually very tasty (even for the grown-ups).

 

Spaghetti and Meatball Cupcakes

Spaghetti and Meatball Cupcakes
Stephanie Gallagher

If you can have cake for dinner, why not spaghetti and meatballs for dessert? This kid friendly April Fool's recipe is a great way to finish your foolish April 1 dinner.

 

Kitty Litter Cake

Kitty Litter Cake Recipe
Stephanie Gallagher

The gross factor of this kitty litter cake really appeals to kids. Don't tell them what this April Fool's recipe is. Just put it on the table, and tell them dessert is ready, then grab a camera to capture the looks on their faces!

 

Kibble Candy

April Fools Recipe - Kibble Candy
Elizabeth LaBau

If you can feed the kids kitty litter, why not feed them dog food? Except this kibble candy recipe, courtesy of Elizabeth LaBau, our Guide to Candy, is not just an April Fools recipe: It actually tastes great, too!

Candy Sushi

Candy Sushi
Stephanie Gallagher
It looks like sushi, but this kid friendly April Fool's recipe is way too sweet to eat for dinner. Made with rice crispy treats and fruit roll-ups, this candy sushi is as fun to make as it is to eat.

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