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Corn Syrup Cookie Paint

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Quick Facts

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Yield: 12 Cookies


  • 1/3 cup Karo® Light Corn Syrup
  • Assorted food colors
  • Baked cookies
  • Small candies or other decorations, optional


  1. Add corn syrup to a small saucepan over medium-high heat. When syrup begins to bubble around the edges, continue to cook for 1 minute. Do not overcook.
  2. Divide syrup into 4 small bowls. Stir 2 drops food color into each bowl.
  3. Use a fine bristle artist brush to decorate cookies; if desired, add candies. If "paint" starts to set, reheat in microwave for a few seconds. Dry thoroughly in a single layer before storing in airtight container.