Tired of washing your spoons? Well, you could try eating them instead. That's exactly what the Edible Spoon Maker is designed to let you do.

The device was created by Brooklyn-based designer Anatoliy Omelchenko, who previously brought us products such as the iBamboo iPhone dock.

Users start with a third-party dough (store-bought or homemade), use an included cookie cutter to cut that dough into four spoon-shaped pieces, then place those pieces in the Spoon Maker's four non-stick spoon molds.

They then close the Spoon Maker's cover, set it going, and within three minutes will have a nicely-baked set of edible spoons. The utensils are reportedly crisp/strong enough to use with foods such as salads, soups, or desserts.

Omelchenko tells us that the device should sell for approximately US$25, once it reaches stores. Interested parties can register for updates, via the first of the links below.

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