Skip to content

The Weirdest Quarantine Snacks People are Making at Home

Everyone is coping with staying home in their own unique way... mustard apples, anyone?
apples mustard

Fortunately, social distancing does NOT apply to social media, which means we can continue to share our jokes, photos, and videos about the things we're doing during quarantine. It's fun to see what everyone else is up to… especially when that is making up weird concoctions in the kitchen.

Hey, if no one else is around to judge you, wouldn't you get creative about what you're putting on your plate too?

Take, for example, some of the weirdest foods we spotted on TikTok. Sure, some may have been captured and shared in a pre-coronavirus era, but for anyone that has looked at the same ingredients in their pantry and/or refrigerator over and over again, they now seem… quite good.

Mustard Apples

apples mustard
Rachel Linder/Eat This, Not That!

Most weird food cravings defy explanation, but some of the weirdest foods on TikTok take it to a whole other level. Take, for instance, this young woman who thought it wise to put yellow mustard on apple slices. Yuck, right? Strange times call for strange flavor mixes.

@katyhedgesWhen you get a weird food craving 😂🍎 Would you eat this? 🤢 ##strangefood♬ La Di Da – Lennon Stella

READ MORE: This Teen is Baking—Then Eating—Wedding Cakes at Home During Quarantine

Flamin' Hot Cheeto Treats

Cheetos rice krispies
Rachel Linder/Eat This, Not That!

Rice Krispie treats are always a hit, right? And Flamin' Hot Cheetos have become a favorite snack food item for Gen Z. When you combine the two, you get Flamin' Hot Cheeto Treats! These are not for everyone, sure, but you got to admit you are at least a little curious?

@thekatcurtisdid u know u can make flamin hot cheetos rice krispie treats? 😍 ##flaminhotcheetos ##ricekrispietreats ##halloween ##delicious ##nutella ##weirdfoodcombos♬ original sound – thekatcurtis

More on Coronavirus

  • costco line coronavirus

    Costco Cancelled This Benefit—Now It's Back

    It's being revived under certain conditions.
  • restaurant table

    Chain Restaurant Changes That May Happen

    These beloved staples may be of the past.
  • This is the Best Delivery Service You've Never Heard Of

    The Best Delivery Service You've Never Heard Of

    Get ready for delicious, authentic food!
  • Walmart checkout

    Major Changes Coming to Grocery Store Checkouts

    The pandemic will leave a lasting mark.
  • Starbucks matcha blended drink outside of store location

    Starbucks Hints When They May Reopen

    Their recent announcement hints at a potential date.

Related: Flamin' Hot Cheetos Ice Cream is Now a Thing, and We Can't Deal

"Prison Pizza"

prison pizza
Rachel Linder/Eat This, Not That!

You can only presume that the recipe for "prison pizza" came from… well, prison. It doesn't seem that bad, though the microwave bit is probably not ideal. You would think baking these in the oven would reveal a better end result, but then again, not everyone in quarantine may want to take the slow route to snacking.

@justindemintedPrison pizza 🍕 ###fyp ##foryoupage ##prison ##food ##pizza ##yummy♬ original sound – justindemint1

Pizza Donuts

pizza donuts
Rachel Linder/Eat This, Not That!

Donut hamburgers and donut chicken sandwiches have existed for some time, so why not donut pizza? Keeping with the savory-sweet vibe of its forebearers, this pizza-style donut sandwich (or is it a donut-style pizza sandwich?) is not for everyone, and needs to sort of be seen to believed:

@thekatcurtisi made my friends try pizza donuts 😍 @seansaucetv @nico.de.gallo @alexthetiktokguy ##weirdfoodcombos♬ original sound – thekatcurtis

Related: 29+ Best Healthy Pizza Recipes for Weight Loss

Egg Sandwich Hack

egg sandwich
Rachel Linder/Eat This, Not That!

Need to save time while cooking that breakfast sandwich? Well, this video is for you! Cooking the scrambled eggs while simultaneously cooking the slices of bread can easily save you a good, I don't know, 30 seconds? Not sure how much of a kitchen "hack" this is, but the end result looks delicious enough. And the video is fun to watch!

@mrs_dee_pendaSaw this one online, I gave it a try, It's not my best but it came out good! 😋##tiktokfood ##viralfood ##foodhacks♬ original sound – mrs_dee_penda

Related: 7 Amazing Cocktails These Bartenders are Making for Themselves at Home

0/5 (0 Reviews)
Eat This, Not That! is constantly monitoring the latest food news as it relates to COVID-19 in order to keep you healthy, safe, and informed (and answer your most urgent questions). Here are the precautions you should be taking at the grocery store, the foods you should have on hand, the meal delivery services and restaurant chains offering takeout you need to know about, and ways you can help support those in need. We will continue to update these as new information develops. Click here for all of our COVID-19 coverage, and sign up for our newsletter to stay up-to-date.

She Lost 100 Pounds—And Shows You How!

Registered Dietitian and Nutritionist Ilana Muhlstein lost her weight and kept it off—and in You Can Drop It!, she'll show you how to lose it, too. More than 240,000 clients have chosen her program—and now it’s yours to keep.

Filed Under