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DIY Cotton Candy Pops

I was asked by Mayfair to throw the Ultimate Cotton Candy Party or think of something outside the box using cotton candy and their fabulous cotton candy machine.  I wanted to do a fun party for my daughters and their friends but my daughter Becca broke her arm and I have found my world a little turned upside down.  In and out of doctor appointments and all the fun things that go along with kids broken bones.   I did manage to make these fun DIY Cotton Candy Pops.

What you will need:

I  have to say, I wasn’t sure if this was going to work, but you never know until you try.   I pulled out my cookie cutters and decided on a design to create. Then, I started making balls of cotton candy, the denser the better. When you have a cotton candy ball big enough to fit the size of your cookie cutter, press the cotton candy down to resemble a pancake. When pressing the cotton candy down leave it at least a half inch thick. Now, use your cookie cutter to create your shape.

Cotton candy pops cutouts

This part was a little tricky, once you have the cotton candy shapes you will need to push a straw into the cotton candy shape you created. Twisting the straw as you add pressure helps to assure smooth entry.  I found that you need your hands to be extremely dry or the cotton candy will stick to your fingers, so  if you place the cotton candy shape on a paper towel before pushing the straw in, it would not stick.  You may also use powder sugar on your hands to help block the moisture from your fingers.

Cotton-candy-party-pops

Here you have it DIY Cotton Candy Pops, they can be made into any shape you want and tailored to any party. I choose to make star wands which would be great for a princes party or even 4th of July.

Cotton Candy Pop

Cotton candy pops

Here is a picture of the DIY Cotton Candy Pops that I places in Styrofoam that I had in a bowl and covered up with more cotton candy, just an idea to show how you can display them at a party of your own.

Cottoncandy pops

Who doesn’t love cotton candy, these are sure to be a hit at any party.  I know my girls couldn’t wait to try them out. I even got the stamp of approval from my oldest daughter when she stated. “Those are really cool Mom!”

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DIY Cotton Candy Pops

 

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