These bright blue, sugary spirals are just what everyone with a sweet tooth needs this winter season. Making this yummy candy is super simple and can be made in just a few minutes in the microwave. If you are feeling a little extra in the snowy spirit, add some peppermint oil for a bit of flavoring and to kick it up a notch

Icicle Candy

  • Prep Time:5 mins
  • Cook Time:10 mins
  • Total Time:15 mins
  • Servings:12
  • Easy


  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup light corn syrup
  • 1 teaspoon blue food gel color
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  • Step 1

    Combine sugar and corn syrup in a bowl and mix well.

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  • Step 2

    Microwave mixture for 3 minutes.

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  • Step 3

    Stir in gel food coloring.

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  • Step 4

    Pour mixture into a pan lined with parchment paper.

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  • Step 5

    Using a sharp knife, cut the candy mixture into long, thin strips.

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  • Step 6

    Peel each strip from the paper and twist. Be careful, it will be hot.

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