Two More April Fool’s Day Fun Food Ideas

I am totally loving all of the great April Fool’s Day things people have posted the past couple of weeks! I love the pranks but mostly I love the fun food. You didn’t miss our Fakin’ and Eggs I hope! (We’re all about fun food at our house!) So we wanted to pack in two more fun April Fool’s Day fun food ideas before the big day. I saw this delicious Grilled Cheese Sandwich over on this blog and had to make it. I just LOVE pound cake so how could it not be bad with frosting on it?! It was that simple. Slice up 2 pieces of pound cake. (I have the best recipe EVER that I will post soon). Tint vanilla frosting orange for the cheese and there you have it. I think I was supposed to actually grill (or toast) the slices of pound cake but I didn’t want to mess with perfection. =o) This second idea was from this site. Hamburger Cookies. How could we not make these, right? We made Hot Dog Cookies earlier and we didn’t want to leave out the hamburger. That would be wrong. Their hamburgers had sesame seeds on the “buns” but we chose not to put those on. We are not big sesame people and even though I tried to convince my kids that it would make them look more real, they said no way. Actually they said “hamburgers don’t have seeds on them Mom. That’s just ridiculous.” (My daughter’s new favorite word.) Ingredients: Nilla Wafers Peppermint Patties frosting (tinted yellow and red) You can put “lettuce” on them as well by tinting coconut with green food coloring. But again the response was “that’s just ridiculous, Mom.” Cute, right? If you missed some of our other fun food posts… check them out =o) Candy Sushi Alien Invasion For Dinner Sloppy Joe Race Cars Octo Dog and Shells Squiddlers

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  1. Thanks so much for linking to me!! Yeah, I feel famous!

  2. Oh love those ideas!

  3. These are so cute!

  4. too perfect going to have to get to the grocery tomorrow:)

  5. Awesome idea. The grilled cheese is my favorite.

  6. I liked the cheese sammies…so cute! I’ve made the hamburgers before, but your process looks so much easier. We made yellow cake for the buns and brownies for the meat. Boy were they tasty!!!

  7. I have that same cookbook! I love all the ideas from it. I just made the spicy chicken stromboli tonight. Yum!

  8. These are so fun!! 🙂

  9. I would so love to eat at your house. One year I made “cupcakes” for dinner. It was fun. Thanks for some great ideas for this year.

  10. SUCH cute ideas…can’t wait to try these with my grandgirls!

  11. These are adorable!! I’m going to the store today to buy the ingredients to make these. Thanks for linking up at DIY Thrifty Thursday!
    Michelle @ http://www.thrifty101.blogspot.com

  12. Thanks for commenting on my blog. I love the idea of the grilled cheese sandwiches. If only my kids ate things other than noodles:)

  13. I am so in love with your blog. I featured the fake grilled cheese on Gifts That Say Wow. I am simply amazed!

  14. These two ideas are darling, and I especially love the simplicity! Way to go!

  15. So cute! I want to go to the store right now so I can make these!! My kids will love them! Thank you for the ideas!

    I am a new follower!

    Tiffani
    thoughtsfromtiffani.blogspot.com

  16. Erin, these are so clever. You little sou chef looks like she’s having the time of her life. Such concentration. I’m fairly new to your blog and don’t often comment, but I did want you to know how much I like the food and recipes you feature here. I always enjoy my visits. I hope you have a great day. Blessings…Mary

  17. Too cute! I love these! I have a similar recipe for the hamburgers using Keebler Grasshopper Cookies; I like the idea of the Peppermint Patties since those are one of my favorite candies:)

  18. Love, love, love those fun fake-out foods! Happy April Fools!

  19. If I had kids, I think this would be my favorite holiday. ;o)
    Loving all your post!
    P.s. My halfway to Twilight will post tomorrow night….I’m glad there will be one person that doesn’t unfriend by the time you see the craziness….because….uh…the movie is only like nine months away from it’s release date!

  20. love the hamburgers!!!! They sound really rich but I’m sure I’d eat more than one, lol.

    Feel free to stop by and link up to my Make & Share 1st edition Fridays if you like.
    ~ Christy

  21. You’re awesome!! I featured you on Foodie Friday!

    http://polkadotsonparade.blogspot.com/2011/04/foodie-friday-april-fools.html

  22. Thanks for the lovely comment on my blog! Those vanilla wafer burgers look really cute!

    I have a giveaway on my blog.
    $20 store credit to get a backpack with your kids fav char(Fancy Nancy, minnie,Disney princesses and more). Just have to leave a comment. check it out!
    http://houseonashwelllane.blogspot.com/2011/03/20-store-credit-from-my-carrie.html

  23. These look like super fun April fools jokes. I bet your kids enjoyed them.

  24. Oh my, these are so clever and look YUMMY!!

    Thanks for stopping by my blog! I’m your newest follower. I hope you’ll continue to visit and perhaps become a follower, as well! 🙂

    morrowsunshine.blogspot.com

  25. I am so glad I stopped by; I am infatuated with your blog! So much so, I’m following you now. Can’t wait to explore more and see what all you’ve cooked up.

    Jen @ domesticatednomad.blogspot.com

  26. Those are too cute. I love the “hamburgers”. Awesome. Ill have to make them for my little ones

  27. Erin, These are so much fun. Love all the great ideas you have on here for little ones.
    -Gina-

  28. Really cute!

  29. Hee, hee! The little burgers are my favorite 🙂

  30. These are such cute ideas! I love the “cheese sandwich” 🙂 I’ll have to keep them in mind for the future!

  31. Ha! These are so cute. What a great idea for kids in the kitchen too.

    Thanks for linking up with Sweets This Week.

    Sarah

  32. Cool ideas! So easy too. Thanks for linking up!

  33. Oh my gosh… those are awesome! I’m going to have to try these with my kids!

    Thanks so much for linking this up at last week’s For the Kids Link Party! This week’s party is up and running, and I’d love to have you stop by and join in on the fun this week!

    http://sunscholars.blogspot.com/2011/04/for-kids-friday-6.html

    :)rachel

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  35. You are amazing!! I’ve just been scrolling through all the posts I’ve missed lately, such great stuff! I love these April fools treats and all your Easter goodies are just adorable!