Fast food chains are pulling hilarious April Fools' jokes on social media

How rude!

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You might want to pump the brakes if you see any fast food joints or chain restaurants announcing exciting news today -- it's April Fools' Day, and they're all trying to trick us. 

While McDonald's "new" milkshake sauce does sound intriguing, and a Halo Top face mask sounds delicious and refreshing, we should all be happy that some of these jokes are just jokes. Here are a few of the best pranks from chain restaurants. April Fools! 

McDonald's Milkshake Sauce

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Meet #ShakeSauce — a sweet new way to dip.

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Red Lobster Licorice Straws


Halo Top Face Masks


Shake Shack Shack Sauce

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**UPDATE: We’ve got jokes! This was an April Fools’ Day prank. While we aren’t going to start selling bottled ShackSauce (yet... 👀), we do have something that might ease the disappointment for ya in the caption of our follow-up post on April 2nd. Check it out!** Our fans don’t keep their feelings bottled up… We’ve heard ya loud + clear: you’re crazy about ShackSauce! 😍 Now you can have it anytime, anywhere, on anything. We’re officially launching a line of bottled ShackSauce in three sizes perfect for every occasion. 🙌 On-the-go? Clip the mini to your bag + hit the road. On the couch? Break out the tub + hit up Netflix. Head to our Story for some of our favorite ShackSauce pairings + stay tuned for the official release date! #shakeshack

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Walt Disney World Snears


In-N-Out Opening in NYC


Starbucks Pupbucks


Bob Evans Farmergy


And MoonPie decided to get a little emotional with its April Fools' Day joke

Have you seen any restaurants or companies making April Fools' jokes on social media? Let us know in the comments below.  

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