Could've Fooled Me: April Fools' Day Recipes

Trick your friends on April Fools' Day with these fake-out desserts.
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April Fools' Fries: Cinnamon-Sugar Sticks

These french fry look-alikes are really fried breadsticks rolled in cinnamon and sugar. Their fruity "ketchup" - strawberry jelly - is a perfect dipper.

Get the Recipe: April Fools' Fries: Cinnamon-Sugar Sticks

April Fools' Bagel: Doughnut Sandwich

This "everything bagel" is really a cake doughnut brushed with honey and sprinkled with chopped chocolate-toffee bits. It's got all the fixins: smoked salmon (thinly-sliced papaya), cream cheese (frosting), tomato (red gummy candy) and scallions (green gummy candy).

Get the Recipe: April Fools' Bagel: Doughnut Sandwich

April Fools' Crab Cake: Fried Ice Cream

Cut into these delicious-looking "crab cakes" and instead of jumbo lump, you'll find vanilla ice cream. The sweet crispy crust is made from bread and shredded coconut. Serve them with a side of pistachio-white chocolate "tartar" sauce.

Get the Recipe: April Fools' Crab Cakes: Fried Ice Cream

April Fools' Lasagna: Banana Pudding Cake

There are no noodles in this "lasagna", just layers of pound cake, vanilla pudding, bananas and strawberry jam. Shaved white chocolate, crushed vanilla wafers and chopped mint leaves make up the "cheesy" topping.

Get the Recipe: April Fools' Lasagna: Banana-Pudding Cake

April Fools' Sushi: Rice Krispies Nuggets

Rice Krispies treats replace sticky rice for this fun faux-sushi, and gummy candy stands in for raw fish. Serve it with condiments of soy sauce (chocolate syrup), ginger (pink coconut), and wasabi (pistachio paste).

Get the Recipe: April Fools' Sushi: Rice Krispies Nuggets

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