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DIY Colored Sugar

Creating your own colored sugar is so simple and easy. It's a great way to add your own distinctive pop of color to cookies, cupcakes and other baked treats. —Sarah Thompson, Test Kitchen Director, Taste of Home magazine


  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 to 3 drops assorted food coloring


  • In a small resealable plastic bag, combine sugar and a few drops of food coloring. Seal bag and shake to tint the sugar. Allow sugar to dry on flat surface for 15-20 minutes before using.

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  • Nadine
    Feb 10, 2018

    I thought the recipe was very straightforward and easy to follow. The results were perfect. Thanks!