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7 Dino Eats And Treats For Your 'Jurassic Park' Viewing Party


Jurassic World is only a week away from opening in theaters, which makes it the perfect reason to throw a trilogy-recap-party. These recipes are probably the closest you'll get to having Chris Pratt in your kitchen (sorry). 
The Peacock will air the the 1993 classic with commentary from Chris Pratt and Steven Spielberg on Friday, June 5 at 7 p.m. 

1. Fossil Sugar Cookies
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Footprints and shells can also be imprinted to get that perfect fossil look. Do no use real sand.Get the recipe at

2. Cookies and Cream Crumble Fossil Cake

You don't need to be a paleontologist to love this themed cake. The dinosaur bones are made out of white chocolate! Get the recipe at

3. Green Dinosaur Cocktail

This cocktail made with tequila, rum, vodka, Midori and lemonade might turn you green as well if not consumed in moderation. Get the recipe at

4. Boney Grissini Bread Sticks
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Drizzle over some tomato soup or salsa to get that "fresh kill" look. Get the recipe at

5. Avocado and Wasabi Deviled Eggs
These dinosaur eggs look real enough to run away from! Get the recipe at

6. The Jeff Goldblum Jurassic Julep
Let's drink together on this one in honor of Mr. Goldblum's Jurassic Park career, which unfortunately will not be continued in the upcoming sequel. We'll miss you, Dr. Ian Malcolm. Get the recipe at Half Priced Books'

7. Fireball Whiskey Amber Jello Shots
This is a triple reference in one: It can symbolize either the amber that preserves the dinosaur DNA, the classic shaking jello scene, or just a throwback to leading man Chris Pratt's love of Fireball. Either way, spice up your party with these mini whiplash inducers. Get the recipe at If you want to add gummies inside to make the amber look more realistic, check out 2 Broke geeks mosquito-amber jello shot recipe too. 

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