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Homemade Colored Candy Dots on Paper

Homemade Colored Candy Dots on Paper

Author Stefanie Fauquet


  • 1 pasteurized egg white or 1 tbsp meringue powder
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla or other favored extract optional
  • Food coloring


  1. If you are using meringue powder, use 1 tbsp meringue powder and 3 tbsp water in place of egg white.
  2. Whisk egg white until frothy.
  3. Slowly add powdered sugar until incorporated and peaks form.
  4. Add vanilla or other flavoring if desired.
  5. Divide equally into as many bowls as you want to color.
  6. Add one drop of color at a time to each bowl to achieve the desired color.
  7. Beat until color is uniform.
  8. Transfer each color to a zippered sandwich bag.
  9. Print template and place under wax paper you will be piping onto as you do it.
  10. Clip a very small tip off of one corner of each bag and pipe dots onto unprinted sheets.
  11. Allow candy dots to set for 2 hours before cutting strips apart.