Love Glitter? Here are 15 Ways to Cook With It!
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Love Glitter? Here are 15 Ways to Cook With It!

Whether you’re planning an elegant party, a springtime wedding or a fairytale birthday for a little princess, edible glitter is a great way to kick your dessert table up a notch. All it takes is a dash of sparkle to add a bit of color and glam to anything from cake pops to cocktails. Throw in some confetti-dipped balloons and some glitter garlands, and you will have the sparkliest party in town.

1. Oreo Layer Cake: Deep, dark chocolate ganache is the perfect backdrop for some tasteful gold flakes. (via Desserts For Breakfast)

2. Glitter Pops: Adorable for a party favor or just to use as decor, these lollipops are super easy to make. (via Pop Cosmo)

3. Glittery Donuts: Have glitter, will glaze. This is an instant bit of fun for the fresh box of donuts that you’re taking to brunch. (via The Glitter Guide)

4. Dipped Marshmallows: Take advantage of all the fun colors edible glitter comes in and use it as party decor! Just dip marshmallows in it and then make dazzling s’mores or hot chocolate. (via Segerius Bruce Photography)

5. Golden Cupcakes: These are cupcakes baked in little ice cream cones, then topped with a generous layer of gold sprinkles to make them look like little microphones for a disco birthday. (via Hostess with the Mostess)

6. Sparkling Rim: Subtle and elegant, just rim the edge of your champagne flutes with a bit of gold.  (via 100 Layer Cake)

7. Bronze Wedding: This wedding cake looks like a million bucks with those top layers covered in incredible bronze-colored glitter. (via Wedding Chicks)

8. Shooting Stars: If you’re seeing stars, it’s not because you’ve been drinking too much! Edible stars are a patriotic addition to your coming Fourth of July festivities! (via Fashionably Bombed)

9. Princess Chex Mix: If you’re planning a birthday or slumber party for a group of little ones, they will flip for this pretty in pink glitter Chex mix. (via Betty Crocker)

10. Coffee and Donuts Cake: We’ll take our morning coffee with a sprinkle of silver glitter, please. (via Sprinkle Bakes)

11. Super Spicy Popcorn: Taking movie snacks to a whole new level, this recipe will be the real reason you’re sweating during that horror flick. (via Cosmopolitan)

12. White Russian Cake Pops: Little glitter gold stars and a heavy pour of vodka make for a delicate but dangerous dessert. (via Brit + Co.)

13. Painted Gold: By mixing gold dust in with a bit of water, you can make this edible paint and have fun drawing dots and stripes all over brightly colored macarons. (via Miss Renaissance)

14. Rose Water Glitter Cake: This simple cake and fruit are lightly dusted with a gold glitter for a dessert that isn’t in-your-face glittery. It might also be fun to just dip fruit in glitter for an even simpler look. (via Spoon Fork Bacon)

15. Glittering Cookie Sandwiches: These tiny sandwich cookies are a breeze to make and can be customized to any color palette you want! (via Sugar And Cloth)

Which of these sparkling desserts will you be rocking at your next party? Let us know in the comments below!