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Prank Your Family And Friends: 7 April Fool's Day Recipes

Make this the year you finally execute that perfect April Fool's Day prank on your friends and family. We've got just the recipes...

Savory Surprise | Meatloaf Cupcakes

Pipe mashed potato "frosting" on these babies for extra trickery. Garnish with cherry tomatoes or bacon bits.

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Meatloaf Cupcakes via Allrecipes

"Dirty" Trick | Dirt Cake

Cookie crumb soil tops cakes baked in flower pots. Garnish with gummi worms, fake flowers, and anything else relevant you find in your candy stash.

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Dirt Cake via Allrecipes

"Dirty" Trick, No-Bake Version | Bucket of Mud

"This very rich dessert is a great one for bringing to picnic events in a children's sand bucket, served with a small sand shovel. And don't let the name fool you—it tastes heavenly!" —  Roger & Sherie Masse

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Photo by Susie

Grilled Cheese Foolin' | April Fool's Grilled Cheese

Pound cake and Velveeta-hued frosting combine for a sweet take on a savory favorite.

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Photo by The Gruntled Gourmand

Sweet Foolin' | Candy Sushi

No sushi rice here...but plenty of Rice Krispies standing in.

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Photo by Erin

Gross Out Foolin' | Kitty Litter Cake

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

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Photo by Marcie

Online Foolin' | Share This Incredible Recipe For Hot Boiling Water

They'll think you've lost your mind...after they stop laughing.

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Hot Boiling Water via Allrecipes

Now: Get to foolin'!

About Karen Gaudette Brewer

Karen Gaudette Brewer came into this world craving salmon; thinks orange zest is the best smell in the world; and never met a green chile chicken casserole she didn't like. She's the author of the book "Seafood Lover's Pacific Northwest" and a longtime food writer. Connect with her on Twitter and see what's for dinner: @nwfoodette.