If you were an ’80s kid, chances are you were exposed to Nickelodeon’s classic TV shows Double Dare and You Can’t Do That On Television, and are familiar with the network’s famous green slime. Thanks to former Double Dare and What Would You Do? host Marc Summers, we finally have confirmation on the core ingredients of Nickelodeon’s particular brand of ooze.
Vanilla pudding, apple sauce, green food coloring, and a little oatmeal.
The ingredients were shared in the interview below and, according to Summers, the real deal offers a texture that is much better than knock off recipes found on the Internet.
Needless to say, this is one question you will no longer have to answer with the slime-inducing phrase “I don’t know”.