60 Food Jokes for Kids That Will Spread Hap-Pea-Ness

From vegetable quips to dessert wisecracks, these food jokes for kids are guaranteed to make anyone laugh.

Food jokes for kids they’ll want to eat up

Remember when you were a kid and you couldn’t wait to tell your friends the new joke you learned? Yeah, we remember that feeling too. Short jokes, knock-knock jokes, clean jokes, hilarious puns—they all have a way of making kids break into joyous laughter. As do food jokes for kids.

The best food jokes are witty, easy to remember, and yes, a little corny. Need some material? Read on to learn some of the best food jokes for kids, in all their cheesy glory.

Vegetable jokes for kids

1. Why did the vegetable call the plumber?

It had a leek.

2. What’s a potato’s favorite animal?

An alli-tator.

3. What do vegetables always order on their pizza?


4. What’s a vegetable’s favorite kind of joke?

A corny joke.

5. Why did the pod excuse itself from the dinner table?

It had to pea!

6. What did the vegetable say to its love?

I love you from my head to-ma-toes.

7. Why do beets always win?

They are un-beet-able.

8. What’s a turnip’s favorite soda?

Root beer.

9. Why was the artichoke so generous?

It had a big heart!

10. What’s a vegetable’s favorite backyard game?


Loving the vegetable jokes? Try some of these funny vegetable puns and pickle puns too.

Fruit jokes for kids

11. Why was the fruit busy on Friday night?

It had a date.

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12. What do you call a band of berries practicing music?

A jam session.

13. What’s a banana’s favorite way to say “thank you”?

Thanks a bunch!

14. What’s an apple’s favorite airline to fly?

Fruit flies.

15. What did the strawberry write to its crush?

I’m berry fond of you.

16. Why did the peach buy deodorant?

To freshen up its pits.

17. How do you address a pineapple princess?

Your pine-ness.

18. What’s a fruit’s favorite motivational quote?

Seeds the day!

19. What did the fruit say to its best pal?

You’re pretty grape.

20. What book did the lime let the lemon borrow?

A Wrinkle in Lime

These fruit puns are berry funny too!

Dairy jokes for kids

21. What do you call a cow in an earthquake?

A milkshake.

22. What’s a stick of butter’s favorite song?

“I Melt with You.”

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23. What do you call cheese that’s feeling a little sad?

Blue cheese.

24. Why is cottage cheese so polite?

It’s always curd-eous of others.

25. What did mozzarella say to cheddar on their date?

“You look sharp!”

26. Why did the man go to the yogurt museum?

To get a little culture.

27. What cheese is not yours?

Nacho cheese.

28. Who brings cows money when they lose their teeth?

The Tooth Dairy.

29. What’s a cow’s favorite galaxy?

The Milky Way!

30. What did one cheese scientist say to the other?

“You’re brie-lliant!”

Don’t miss these really gouda cheese puns for more laughs.

Bread jokes for kids

31. What’s a slice of bread’s favorite name?


32. What do you call a bagel that can fly?

A plane bagel.

33. Why didn’t the slice of bread laugh when someone told it a joke?

It was a little stale.

34. What did one slice of bread say to the other during a fight?

“You’re toast!”

35. Why did the slice of bread get sent home from school?

It was feeling crumby.

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36. What did the bun do when its plans suddenly changed?

It rolled with it.

37. What’s a piece of bread’s least favorite chore?

Doing a loaf of laundry.

38. Why did the loaf of bread decide to adopt a puppy?

It thought the puppy was a-dough-rable.

39. Why did the slice of bread snuggle up in a blanket?

To get toasty warm.

40. What did the loaf of bread write in a note to its sweetheart?

I loaf you!

Looking for more bread humor? These bread puns will give you loafs of laughs.

Pasta jokes for kids

41. Why did the noodle have to borrow money from its friend?

It was short a penne.

42. What did the real noodle call the fake noodle?

An impasta!

43. Why did the noodle get a tutor?

It wasn’t spaghetting its homework.

44. When was a noodle a piece of dough?

In a pasta life.

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45. What’s a noodle’s favorite song?

“Crazy Pho You.”

46. How did the mac ‘n’ cheese noodle fix the sink?

With a little elbow grease.

47. What did the pasta noodle get for winning the spelling bee?

A trofie!

48. What did the mother noodle say to its son at the dinner table?

“Pasta salt, please.”

49. Why did the pasta noodle run out of the haunted house?

It was a-fraido!

50. What’s a noodle’s favorite action movie?

Mission Impastable. 

Read these pasta puns to shake up your daily rotini.

Dessert jokes for kids

51. What’s a bed’s favorite dessert?

A sheet cake.

52. What do you call an ice cream cone in each hand?

A balanced diet.

53. What’s a math teacher’s favorite dessert?


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54. Why did the wedding cake need a tissue at the reception?

It was in tiers.

55. What do gingerbread men use to make their beds?

Cookie sheets.

56. What did the gummy bears say to the Jolly Rancher after it gave them a gift?

“You’re too sweet!”

57. Why was the truffle in a rush?

It was running choco-late.

58. What’s a deer’s favorite ice cream flavor?

Cookie doe.

59. Why didn’t the teddy bear order dessert?

It was stuffed.

60. What does a chocolate bar do when something’s funny?

It snickers!

Now that you’ve read these food jokes for kids, check out these candy puns to unwrap more laughs.

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Kelly Kuehn
Kelly Kuehn is a former editor for Reader’s Digest who covered entertainment, trivia and history. When she’s not working you can find her watching the latest and greatest movies, listening to a true-crime podcast (or two), blasting ‘90s music and hiking with her dog, Ryker, throughout the Finger Lakes.