18 Scary-Good Dinosaur Foods Perfect for a Summer Dino Bash
MAY 6, 2017 AT 1:30PM PM EDT
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Summer’s almost here, and when could there be a more perfect time for a backyard dinosaur party, am I right?
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Even if it’s just a small gathering of some dinosaur toys in the warm grass, a couple of dino-themed treats will take the party to the next level. From Jurassic Jell-O shots to erupting lava cake, the treats ahead will have you covered.
Originally published June 2015. Updated May 2017.
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Undoubtably the best way to get kids (and adults) to eat fruit.Report ad
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Master these fondant dinos, and you can make any dessert worthy of a Jurassic Park viewing party.
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Mini pretzel sticks and marshmallows covered in white chocolate make perfect mini dino fossils.
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What better way to start your day than with a delicious dino-riffic waffle?
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Dino pudding cups
These “dirt cake” pudding cups are the perfect way to serve up some dinosaur realness.
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T. rex cake
While this T. rex tries to dig itself out of this cake, you’ll be digging in.
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Some clever cutting makes your toast with cheese and veggies look like a scene out of Jurassic World.Report ad
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Tomato “lava” soup with dinosaur fossil breadsticks are a perfect lunch for any dino lover.Report ad
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Combine a guilty pleasure snack food with some fresh veggies in a whimsical dino shape.Report ad
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S’mores fossil cake
Dinosaurs and s’mores — who could ask for a better combination?
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These treats, filled with candy eggs, look just like a flying dino’s nest.
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Chocolate dino dropping
Sure, dino droppings are gross, but they’re also pretty hilarious.Report ad
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Erupting volcano cake
This erupting volcano cake will liven up even the dullest party.Report ad
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Dino track cookies
Use a clean dinosaur figurine foot to make tracks in your fave cookie dough before baking.Report ad
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Ice cream excavation
Ice cream somehow gets even more fun when you hide dinosaur fossils inside.Report ad
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Jurassic Park party
These fun Jell-O shots hold gummy candy dino “fossils.” Who ever said dinosaurs are just for kids?
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Dino egg treats
Rice Krispies are so much tastier when they look like dino eggs.
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Dino bento lunch
Bringing lunch from home is way more exciting when you have a triceratops in your lunchbox.