Chow Bella

Make Gourmet Pixy Sticks!


See also: Make Your Own American Cheese, Inspired by Pinterest See also: DIY Cheez-Its I was immediately obsessed when I came across this "Make Gourmet Pixy Stix" pin - despite the fact I'm not a fan of pixy sticks. Not only is it an excuse to put my pretty paper straws to a unique use, but it's an opportunity to take an artificial food and turn it into something "gourmet".

According to foodfacts.com, the store bought version of this candy is made up of dextrose, citric acid, and a bunch of chemical flavorings. No thanks!

But this I can get behind:

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