With the long weekend just around the corner, you’ll want to be prepared with a fun dish to share at your neighborhood or family get-together. These incredibly easy, totally fun ice cream cones are just the ticket! They’re just as much fun to make as they are to eat, and a treat your kids can easily help create. This is definitely the dessert the kids will go for at your holiday picnic. Make them a day or two ahead of time and store in an air-tight container so the cones stay crisp. Grab some ice cream on the way to your party and you’re all set.
Dipped Ice Cream Cones
Yield: 12 ice cream cones
- 1 bag (12 ounces) Bright White Candy Melts Candy
- Sugar ice cream cones
- Jimmies 6-Mix Sprinkle Assortment (red, white, & blue)
- Rainbow Jimmies
Melt candy in microwave safe bowl at 50% power for 1 minute. Stir, then heat at 50% power at 30-second intervals, stirring each time, until completely melted. Dip cones about 1 inch deep around opening of cone. Tap cone lightly to drip off excess and to smooth, then sprinkle with jimmies. Position cone in cone rack*. Let firm, about 10-15 minutes.
Add ice cream scoops at party and serve.
*No cone rack? No problem! Turn upside down on a baking sheet lined with wax or parchment paper to dry.
Recipe courtesy of Wilton