New Year’s Eve Party Idea: Make Your Own Glitter Fortune Cookies

Impress your guests with this clever party favor idea.

Project requirements
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    ESTIMATED TIME
  • MATERIAL COST
  • DIFFICULTY
1

Gather Your Ingredients

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If you're entertaining on New Year's Eve, getting your guests excited for the upcoming year is paramount, and there are plenty of ways to get them jazzed before the ball drops.

Along with bold, glittery decorations, and bubbly champagne, you can also get everyone excited for the <meta>the New Year with food.

Take fortune cookies for example: they're deliciously mysterious and you have to crack into them in order to see what's written for your future on those tiny slips of paper.

They're the perfect metaphor for the exciting uncertainty and new beginnings; plus your guests can start their year off with their own personal fortune. These cookies would be fun all on their own, but New Year's Eve is all about fun festive designs.

Check below to learn how to make these fun fortune-filled treats — guests won't be able to wait to crack them open and see what's in store for 2017!

2

Microwave Your Colored Candy Melts

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For this recipe, we used blue Wilton Candy Melts. Place in the microwave at high power for one minute. If the candy is not completely melted, stir mixture and then microwave in 30 second intervals until it is smooth.

3

Stir The Mixture Until It Is Ready For Dipping

4

Dip The Fortune Cookies In The Colorful Chocolate

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Set the freshly dipped fortune cookies onto parchment paper.

5

Decorate Them With Desired Sprinkles And Candies

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6

Get Even More Festive With Edible Pearls And Glitter

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Get creative! Dress up the fortune cookies however you want with colorful candy, chocolate, sprinkles and edible glitter.

7

Display Your Fortune Cookies For Everyone To Enjoy!

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Now these delicious DIY cookies are perfect for a New Year’s party. They’re (almost) too pretty to eat, but we know your guests will be cracking these open to find their fortunes inside.

These fancy fortune cookies could even be perfect for weddings, baby showers or birthdays. They are fun favors that just about everyone would enjoy, and you can customize to suit any theme or special occasion.

If you are excited to ring in the New Year, make sure to SHARE this fun DIY recipe with friends and family.