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dipping stuff in rainbow sprinkles

I have this odd surplus of mini rainbow nonpareils, and so I found stuff to dip in them. Why? I like the colorful coating and the added crunch. Scroll to the colorful end for the how-tos.

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what you need
lollipop sticks

candy, cookies or mini cakes
sprinkles
how to dip stuff in sprinkles
insert lollipop stick
dip in something to make the sprinkles stick (see below)
dip in sprinkles
let dry

what makes sprinkles stick
water (dip quickly and dab on paper towel first)
corn syrup (use a paint brush to coat the surface)
sugar glaze (whisk confectioner’s sugar with a bit of water, then paint a thin coat on the cookie or dip and let the excess drip off well)

what to dip in what
water: candy, marshmallows
corn syrup: cakes and petit fours
sugar glaze: cookies

what to do with your creations

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9 Comments

  1. bridget {bake at 350}
    Posted July 31, 2010 at 11:03 pm | Permalink

    We must have both been thinking rainbow non-pareils this week! Everything is better with sprinkles in my opinion! ;)

  2. ♥peachkins♥
    Posted August 1, 2010 at 12:39 am | Permalink

    my daughter is going to love this!

  3. Rose
    Posted August 1, 2010 at 1:36 pm | Permalink

    oh I looove sprinkles, and fairy bread :)
    All of these look great!

    Rose

  4. Kristan
    Posted August 2, 2010 at 1:03 pm | Permalink

    How cute!! I love rainbow sprinkles, they make the world a brighter place!!

  5. Sue
    Posted August 2, 2010 at 4:08 pm | Permalink

    Love them on the stick, and stuck in the cupcake!

  6. Adrienne
    Posted August 3, 2010 at 4:58 am | Permalink

    Your ideas are the cutest! I love it.

  7. Hannah
    Posted August 3, 2010 at 2:48 pm | Permalink

    What fun! Everything does taste better on a stick, and these are so cute and colorful, no kid could resist.

  8. Beth
    Posted August 3, 2010 at 4:56 pm | Permalink

    I've been known to put rainbow non-pareils on broccoli, my kids will eat anything they are on! The swedish fish was an impressive feat–how'd you do that? :)

  9. modern canvas art
    Posted November 10, 2011 at 5:05 pm | Permalink

    Wow it's such a simple but great idea, everyone loves these.

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