Ask Nancy

Do You Have a Question?

I'll be answering ten questions each month... and if your question is chosen, I'll post a personalized response!

Submit Your Question

Where I come from I can't buy Candy Melts, what can I use instead for different recipes that call for all-colors Candy Melts? For example I want to try your colorful Thumbprint Cookies.

Alexa - from San José, Costa Rica

Look for confectionary coating in your supermarket. White confectionary coating can be colored with candy colors, which are oil-based. Don't use regular food colors. They are water-based, and may cause the melted confectionary coating to seize.


Return to all questions

The Public Television cake decorating show providing easy projects for special celebrations. Not intended to replace instructional classes.