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Holiday Dipped Ice Cream Cones


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Easy dipped ice cream cones

Have you had your fair share of ice cream yet this summer? Ice cream is a staple in our home during the summer- gotta love Phoenix and the triple digit heat! This is a simple way to add some fun to your summer festivities- holiday dipped Ice Cream Cones! These treats are super simple to make and you only need three ingredients! Gather up the kids to help- they will love getting their hands “dirty”!

What you’ll need

  • Waffle Cones
  • Colored Candy Melts (We used Red, White and Blue)
  • Sprinkles

How to make it

  1. Lay out a sheet of wax paper on a hard, flat surface.
  2. Melt the candy melts according to the directions.
  3. Turn cones upside down and dip into candy melt, about 1/4 of the way up, using a spoon if needed to help coat.
  4. Pull cone straight up and allow excess candy melt to drip off.
  5. Holding cone over wax paper, shake on sprinkles.
  6. Place cones upside-down onto wax paper until candy melt coating has set.
  7. Store in an air tight container.

That’s It!  dipped_holiday_cones_2

Of course this idea can be used year-round- don’t wait for the summer heat to get ya!

Change up the colors and serve these cones at every birthday celebration!


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