Gingerbread Optimus Prime: Dessert in disguise

"Confectibots, roll out!" There's more than meets the eye to this tasty Transformer. But what if all food could change into powerful robots?

This gingerbread Optimus Prime dessert is the best kind of robot in disguise.
This gingerbread Optimus Prime dessert is the best kind of robot in disguise. Reddit

Nothing will impress Santa more than replacing his traditional cookie plate with a giant edible Autobot.

Caroline Eriksson crafted this giant gingerbread Optimus Prime and entered it in a Norwegian Gingerbread House Contest, where she was selected as a finalist.

While the Autobot might even make director Michael Bay think twice before blowing it up, it does make us wonder why more Transformers don't change into food instead of vehicles.

How cool would it be if we had Ratchet Ramen? Bumblebee Biscotti? Optimus Prime Rib? Devastator Deviled Eggs? Arcee Cola? Megatron Manwich? Soundwave Spring Rolls? Shockwave Shortcake? Starscream Stir-fry? Thundercracker and Cheese?

Sadly, the closest we've gotten to food bots were these Changeables Happy Meal toys from McDonalds.

And if you happen to speak Norwegian, here's a video of the gingerbread Optimus Prime.

(Source: Reddit)

About the author

Crave freelancer Bonnie Burton is the best-selling author of "The Star Wars Craft Book" and host of the Web show "Geek DIY." When she's not writing or vlogging about sci-fi pop culture, robot fighters, and taco-delivery drones, she enjoys acting out Benedict Cumberbatch replicant fantasies with her Admiral Sackbar puppet. E-mail Bonnie.



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