If you think cotton candy is a dessert for kids, it’s time for an attitude check. We honestly didn’t realize how obsessed people are with this fluffy stuff until now. Bloggers and party hosts everywhere have cotton candy covered, from cookies to cakes to cocktails — even using it as a theme that’s perfect for weddings, baby showers, children’s birthday parties or any get-together that needs a girly touch. Think of cotton candy as your little black dress: You can dress it up or dress it down to suit any occasion. And yes, these goodies taste as fabulous as they look.

1. Cotton Candy Sprite Mason Jar Spritzers: Can you say adorable? (via Hostess with the Mostess)

2. Cotton Candy Meringues: There’s nothing childish about these stylish meringues, from the skill you need to whip them up in your kitchen to their delicate appearance. (via Sprinkle Bakes)

3. Sprinkles Party Setting: You know how much we love using sprinkles, right? Well, just rent your own cotton candy maker for a magical party setting like this one. (via Catch My Party)

4. Candy Shoppe Party Cupcakes: Don’t these just make your heart melt… or should we say “fluff”? (via Hostess with the Mostess)

5. Cotton Candy Cake Cookies: Yum. We can already taste the sweet, soft, fluffy, cakey… Okay, we’ll stop. (via Mama Miss)

6. Pink Vanilla Cotton Candy Cake: Perfect for any type of celebration, this cake makes pink look oh-so-sophisticated. (via Sprinkle Bakes)

7. Homemade Cotton Candy: Lose the fluff and the pink and blue dye for a change and try your hand at this beautiful homemade spun sugar. (via Cooking Books)

8. Cotton Candy Cupcakes: Any girl, at any stage of life, would love these. (via Love from the Oven)

9. Cotton Candy No Bake Cheesecake: How do you say “no” to a no-bake recipe? This one’s too easy and delicious to pass up. (via Hoosier Homemade)

10. Rainbow Checkered Cotton Candy Cake: Rainbow cake has turned into a hot commodity, (so has rainbow food!) and we fully support its popularity. Especially when it’s as irresistible on the inside as it is on the outside. (via Sprinkle Bakes)

11. Soft and Chewy Cotton Candy Cookies: And why are they so soft and chewy? Oh, it might have something to do with the inclusion of our little friend named cream cheese. (via Will Cook for Smiles)

12. Cotton Candy Mousse: This is what dreams are made of. Well, our dreams at least. (via Make Bake Celebrate)

13. Cotton Candy S’mores: Can you imagine what this flavor combo will be like!?!? Minds blown. (via Foody Buddy)

14. Cotton Cloud Cookies: This recipe comes from a blogger in Spain. Clearly we all speak the language of sugar. (via Uno De Dos)

15. Cotton Candy Cocktail: This champagne and cotton candy combination has celebration written all over it. And these are the only two ingredients you need for this spritzy wedding drink. (via Southern Living)

16. Cotton Candy Popcorn: Here’s your ultimate sweet and salty snack. (via What’s Cooking with Ruthie)

17. Glow Cotton Candy: Featured on a list of our LED DIY projects and colorful NYE ideas, here’s a downright stellar idea. (via Brit + Co.)

18. Candy Floss Cupcakes: These pink things were inspired by sweets eaten in Harry Potter, so they have to be good. (via Bakingdom)

19. Cotton Candy Garland: Edible party decorations are the best party decorations. (via Hostess with the Mostess)

How will you whip cotton candy into your next party? Leave us some tips in the comments below!