Mini Eggs & Bacon For Dessert – April Fool’s Day Recipe

April first is almost here. I like to have a little fun with my family, by surprising them with some food that isn’t what it seems to be. Here’s a simple little dessert or sweet snack for the kids. It’s bacon and eggs made from candy.

3 Tbsp. chocolate chips (white)
12 M&Ms (yellow)
1 Tootsie roll midget candy
1 caramel square candy

To make the eggs: melt the chocolate chips and once melted put in a Ziploc bag; snip off a corner of the Ziploc bag.

On a sheet of waxed paper, squeeze nickel sized portions of the chocolate chips onto it. Press a M&M (letter side down) into the center of each of the melted chocolate chip portions you just put on the waxed paper. Let cool.

To make the bacon: Remove the wrappers from the caramel and tootsie roll candies. In a microwave safe bowl, melt them for 4 seconds. Flatten each candy piece and then pres them together.

Now halve the candy and then press and stack the pieces, alternating layers.

Cut a 1/4 inch piece from the stack you just put together. Make a bacon strip by pinching and stretching the piece lengthwise. Cut it in half. You can create bacon ripples by gently bending the edges.

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April Fool’s Day is a great time to let your inner jokester out. And while you were probably taught to never play with your food, you can make an exception today 😉 Here are some safe, fun food tricks to fool your family and friends including:

  • Melty Mallow Fried Egg
  • Bottoms Up Glass of Jell-o
  • Candy Hamburgers
  • Goofy Grilled Cheese Sandwiches
  • Cake Con Carne
  • Celebration Mini Meal Surprise
  • Butter Cream Potato Frosting
  • Silly Strawberry Whipped Potato Frosting

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