By Karen Gaudette Brewer
March 23, 2015

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.

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.

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

Bucket of Mud
Photo by Susie
| Credit: Susie

Grilled Cheese Foolin' | April Fool's Grilled Cheese

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

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

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.

Hot Boiling Water via Allrecipes

Now: Get to foolin'!