Need a fun, easy but super cute last minute treat for 4th of July?! Why not make some red, white and blue dipped cones to stay cool and cute for this warm summer holiday!
What you will need:
-ice cream cones
-colored melting chocolate (red, white and blue)
-spaghetti gummy candy
-plate and knife
Separate all of your chocolates into bowls. While I’m out in Arizona visiting family for the holiday, I was able to melt the chocolates just from the sun! But if you don’t have that option, pop each bowl into the microwave for 30 seconds at a time, stirring occasionally to make sure it is completely melted.
While you are melting your chocolates, take your spaghetti gummies and remove all green noodles, until all is left are red and blue. Continue to cut up the blue and red noodles into little bits, and put them to the side until later.
Once your chocolates are all melted, take out an ice cream cone, preferably an unbroken one. Starting with red, dip the cone until the entire top rim of the cone is covered in chocolate. Tip the cone to drip off any extra chocolate. While the chocolate is still melted, take the white sprinkles and drizzle them onto the red chocolate, until it wraps around the whole cone. Place the cone face down onto a covered cookie sheet to cool and begin your next ice cream cone!
For blue, repeat the same steps as the red, and finish off with the white sprinkles.
As for white, repeat the same dipping steps as the other two colors- However, instead of using the sprinkles, roll the cone over your red and blue cut gummies to cover the cone. You may also place them as desired. Feel free to get creative with your toppings. Grab a bag of festive m&m's or sprinkles or marble your chocolate colors for a cool tie dye effect. Once you place all of your toppings, put the cone face down on a cookie sheet lined with wax paper or parchment paper and place the cones in the fridge to cool.
After 20 minutes in the refrigerator, you are now able to use your cones. Top with your favorite ice cream and enjoy! Yum!
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