Colored Sugar

Colored Sugar

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"Make your own colored sugars and save yourself a lot of money over the holiday season. This recipe is easy and can be kept in the jars for months. "
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Ingredients

5 m servings 774 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 774 kcal
  • 39%
  • Fat:
  • 0 g
  • 0%
  • Carbs:
  • 200g
  • 65%
  • Protein:
  • 0 g
  • 0%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
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  1. Place sugar into a jar with a tight fitting lid. Drip the food coloring onto the sugar, close the lid, and shake vigorously for about 1 minute. Adjust color with additional food coloring and repeat if the color is too light.

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Most helpful positive review

I found adding a few drops of water to paste color rather than liquid food coloring resulted in brighter colors and was easier to spread evenly thoughout the sugar. I put the sugar in a ziploc ...

Most helpful critical review

I made 4 different basic colors for Christmas cookies. It's easy to do, but it has the consitancy of Moon Sand. It never completely dries out. Since it's also regular sugar the crystals are v...

I found adding a few drops of water to paste color rather than liquid food coloring resulted in brighter colors and was easier to spread evenly thoughout the sugar. I put the sugar in a ziploc ...

Awesome idea!! I had to use 5 drops of food coloring for about 1/3 cup of sugar. I spread the sugar on aluminum foil overnight to dry, that way you can just fold the foil in half and pour it r...

Great Idea and very easy! I also had a small problem with moisture, but I just spread it on a plate to dry for an hour or so and it was fine.

So simple...My kids really enjoyed making this. I bought cheap salt & Pepper shakers from the dollar store and put the sugar in them to make it easier for decorating holiday cookies.

Great idea - I definitely needed this for cut out cookies. You can make as little or as much as you need and mix as many colors as you can come up with. I highly recommend going to the dollar ...

This is such an excellent way to make colored sugar.I just added a little more color as needed. I needed colored sugar to sprinkle on my heart shaped cookies for Valentine's and didn't want to r...

This deserves 5 stars for being so fast and cheap. A small packet of coloured sugar costs about $6. here and you get about 1/4 cup worth. Now I can make my own and any amount I wish, quick and e...

We took empty spice bottles and made a rainbow of colors, and the kids loved it! What a great idea and money saver..... was doubtful at first, but it turned out great!

This is quick and easy-and kids would love to help! This recipe should be added to the mashmallow chicks.