When I was a kid, I was obsessed with candy dots (I mean what kid doesn’t love the idea of straight up sugar?). It turns out that these treats are super easy to make with a sour twist, using only 3 ingredients. Whip a batch of these up for that nostalgic “kid in a candy store” feeling.

Sour Kool-aid Dots

  • Prep Time:30 minutes
  • Cook Time:0 minutes
  • Total Time:12 hours
  • Servings:6
  • Medium


  • 1 egg white
  • 1.5 cup powdered sugar
  • 1.5 teaspoon Kool-aid mix
  • Wax paper
Photo by Pippa Leigh
  • Step 1

    Whip up egg whites and the powdered sugar until stiff peaks form (this is easier if you have an electric mixer/hand mixer but can be done by hand).

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  • Step 2

    Separate mixture into three bowls. Add in different colored Kool-Aid drink mixes and fold lightly until combined.

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  • Step 3

    Place mixture into a plastic bag, cut off the corner, and pipe little dots onto parchment paper.

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  • Step 4

    Let harden overnight at room temperature.

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