115 Funny Food Riddles (To Serve Up A Taste of Laughter) 2024

Food Riddles will tickle your taste buds and your funny bones! In addition to being fun, riddles improve cognitive skills, enrich vocabulary, and boost creativity.

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Ask food riddles:

  • In the car
  • While waiting in line
  • At family meals
  • In the classroom
  • For lifting moods and relieving stress (source)
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Easy Food Riddles With Answers

1. I have ears but I cannot hear. What am I?


2. If you take off my skin, I won’t cry, but you may! What am I?

An onion

3. Most people eat me, and that is no surprise. I taste great as chips and also as fries. What am I?

A potato

4. I’m an orange squash that is baked in a pie. What am I?

5. Sweet, sour, tart, and sugary, you can see me in every store and pantry. What am I?

Candy (Also play Candy Trivia Quiz)

6. You’ll find me in a bee, in a comb, and in cakes. What am I?


7. I am a container without hinges, lock, or a key, yet a golden treasure lies inside me. What am I?

An egg

8. I am a dog with no tail. What am I?

A hot dog

9. I am what mummies like to eat for lunch instead of sandwiches.


10. I am a dog that has lots of ears. What am I?

A corndog

11. I am a drink that loves an earthquake. What am I?


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12. What dessert loves to yell and shout?

Ice cream

13. What kind of room can you eat?


14. What fruit can you use to sip water?


15. What kind of dessert makes the best chef?

A cookie

16. What is the tastiest kind of sand?

A sandwich

17. I am a scared food that tries to run away. What am I?

Chicken (See more Chicken & Egg Jokes)

18. What food do you eat on the playground?

Recess pieces

19. I have feathers, a beak, and I am dressed on Thanksgiving. What am I?


20. I am warm and hot, a drink that is sweet. Add marshmallows and enjoy this wonderful treat. What am I?

Hot chocolate

21. I am striped red and white, the candy of Christmas time and a kids’ delight. What am I?

Candy cane (See more Best Christmas Riddles)

22. I am a math teacher’s favorite dessert. What am I?

Pie (See Math Trivia too)

23. I am the favorite bread of elves. What am I?


24. I can be mashed and used as a dip, or put on salads and sandwiches to make them more hip. What am I?


25. I taught you how to remember the first letter of the alphabet. When you bite into me I’m crunchy and sweet. What am I?

An apple

See: Food & Drink Trivia and Kids’ Trivia Questions

Food Picture Riddles

Use the picture puzzles to get the food.

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Pineapple upside down cake

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Food for thought

Banana split

Pig in a blanket

Cotton candy

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Cherry pie

Mashed potatoes



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rebus puzzle

Fish sandwich



Hot apple cider


‘What Am I’ Food Riddles

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50. I am something yellow but not a light. I am a citrus fruit that’s a flavor in Sprite. What am I?

Answer: A lemon.

51. I am a cross between a computer and a dairy product. What am I?

Answer: Mac and cheese

52. I am a fruit that is always sad. What am I?

A blueberry.

53. You go at red, but stop at green. What am I?

Answer: A watermelon!

54. I am useless when together but useful when I am broken apart. What am I?

Answer: An egg

55. I have many eyes but can’t see. What am I?

Answer: A potato.

56. I am what you eat to get rich. What am I?

Answer: A fortune cookie.

57. You throw away my outside, eat my inside, then throw away the inside. What am I?

Answer: Corn on the cob

58. I have no beginning, end, or middle. What am I?

Answer: A donut.

59.  I am a type of bean that won’t grow in your garden. What am I?

Answer: Jelly beans (See Easter Riddles too)

60. I am the wealthiest nut. What am I?

Answer: Cashew

61. I am the meanest of all foods. It takes all of your might to tear me apart. What am I?

Answer: Jerky

62. I am a cake made of a cow. What am I?

Answer: Meat Loaf

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63. I am a key that can fly and gobble but can’t open a door. What am I?

Answer: A turkey

64. I can be red or green and I grow on a vine. I’m dried to make raisins or squeezed to make wine. What am I?

Answer: Grapes

65. I’m wrinkled and people treat me differently. They chew me or pick me out to throw away. What am I?

Answer: A raisin

66. I try my best to keep up with barbecue sauce and mustard. What am I?

Answer: Ketchup

67. I come as a small grain, but not sugar or sand. You use me when cooking so that your food doesn’t taste bland. What am I?

Answer: Salt

68. I give you meat you love to eat when you dine. From me comes tasty bacon. I’m also known as a swine. What am I?

Answer: A pig

69. I am the worst vegetable to have on a ship. What am I?

Answer: A Leek!

70. You can use me to fix a broken pizza. What am I?

Answer: Tomato paste

71. I am a type of cup that cannot hold water. What am I?

Answer: Cupcake

72. I appear green yet open red. What you eat is crimson, although what you expel is black. What am I?

Answer: Watermelon

73. I am a stick imprisoned on the inside of a tasty ball. What am I?

Answer: A lollipop

74. I am a stick on occasion, although I am not a tree. I am good on toast and am a dairy product. What am I?

Answer: Butter

See more ‘What Am I’ Riddles and Answers.

Fruit and Vegetable Riddles

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75. I am an orange vegetable with the best flavor when scraped. What am I?

Answer: A carrot

76. I am the most loving vegetable because I’m all heart. What am I?

Answer: Lettuce

77. I am the sweetest and most romantic fruit. What am I?

Answer: Honeydew

78. I am a bird, a fruit, and a person. What am I?

Answer: A Kiwi

79. I am a fruit that never wants to be alone. What am I?

Answer: A Pear

80. I wear a red coat and have a stone in my throat. What am I?

Answer: A cherry

81. I am a fruit with seeds on the outside. What am I?

Answer: A strawberry.

82. I am orange and sound like a parrot. What am I?

Answer: A carrot

83. What vegetable always loses in every competition, yet is a terrific rapper?

Answer: Beets

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84. I am a fruit named like a celebrity. What am I?

Answer: A Star fruit

85. What fruit is friendly and likes to meet people?

Answer: A date

86. What vegetable grows eggs?

Answer: Eggplant

87. What is the most deceitful and dishonest fruit?

Answer: Lychee

88. In what vegetable do you find all sorts of animals?

Answer: Zucchini

89. What fruit loves to go crazy and wild?

Answer: Bananas

90. What is the coolest and most awesome of all the vegetables?

Answer: Rad-ish

91. I am the father of all fruits. What am I?

Answer: Papaya

92. I am the kind of vegetable you get when an elephant walks through your garden. What am I?

Answer: Squash

93. What kind of fruit do computer nerds love the most?

Answer: Macintosh apples

94. I’m fuzzy on the outside and sweet on the inside. I have a pit that you’ll need to set aside. What am I?

Answer: A Peach

95. I’m a bell that you can’t ring. I sound hot but I’m not. What am I?

Answer: A bell pepper.

96. You may have to call 911 because of this vegetable. What is it?

Answer: Arti-choke

97. I am a small fruit that comes in a variety of colors. I have a hard pit inside of me and I rhyme with hum. What am I?

Answer: Plum

98. I am a crunchy vegetable with a lot of vitamin C. Some people think that I look like a little tree. What am I?

Answer: Broccoli

99. I am a fruit on a tree and a tree on a fruit. What am I?

Answer: Pineapple

100. My name is the opposite of woman and the opposite of stop. What am I?

Answer: Mango

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Hard Food Riddles For Kids & Adults

Try out these harder food riddles!

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101. I am fun to be around. Everyone wants to hang out with me. What am I?

Answer: Fungi

102. I am a fruit that must have a large wedding. What am I?

Answer: Cantaloupe

103. What kind of food does the baby chicken make when it goes to the bathroom?

Answer: Chickpeas

104. I am what golfers drink. What am I?

Answer: Tea

105. I am the vegetable that people look forward to getting every month. What am I?

Answer: Celery (Salary)

106. What fruit likes to drink alcohol?

Answer: Fruit cocktail

107. What kind of food is always tardy?

Answer: Choco-late

108. What do you call the father of all sodas?

Answer: Pop

109. I am a delicious way to represent data. What am I?

Answer: A pie chart

110. What can provide food before it’s alive, while it’s alive, and after it’s dead?

Answer: Chicken

111. I am a popular warm beverage that could be considered sad. What am I?

Answer: Apple sigh-der

112. I am a food that is always eaten by the wrong person. What am I?

Answer: Nachos

113. Farmer Brown arrived in the town with a load of watermelons.

He sold half of them, as well as half a melon.

And discovered that he only had one entire melon left.

How many melons was he carrying with him to town?

Answer: Three melons.

114. I’m a seed with three letters in my name. If you take away the last two, I’d stay the same. What am I?

Answer: A pea

115. Paul’s height is six feet, he’s an assistant at a butcher’s shop and wears size 9 shoes. What does he weigh?

Answer: Meat

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