Hard Candy Cotton Candy Maker

Hard Candy Cotton Candy Maker

Turn ordinary hard candy into the classic carnival treat.

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Bring the carnival into your kitchen and enjoy cotton candy in any flavor you want, any time you want.

The Hard Candy Cotton Candy Maker transforms your favorite hard candy into deliciously fluffy cotton candy!

The easy-to-use maker just needs two pieces of candy and a couple of minutes to spin a batch of the nostalgic sugary snack. Because there’s no other ingredients, your creation will have the authentic flavor of the candy you added with a light, airy texture. Experiment with your favorite candies to create cotton candy flavors you can’t find at the midway.

Warning: This product is designed for US 110/120V outlets only! We cannot guarantee operation outside of the US.

Consider adding the Party Kit (which includes 60 pieces of lemonade-flavored hard candy, 4 oz of pink vanilla flossing sugar, and 24 paper cones) to round out the perfect cotton candy gift.

Features & specs

  • Heated spinning mechanism turns hard candy into cotton candy
  • Use with hard candy, sugar-free hard candy, or flavored sugar
  • Each batch requires 2 pieces of hard candy or 1 tbsp sugar (not included)
  • Suction cup feet for stability
  • Retro design
  • Weight: 5.6 lbs. (2.54 kg)
  • Dimensions: 13” x 13” x 13” (33.02 cm x 33.02 cm x 33.02 cm)
  • Does not work with ball-shaped candies, candies with hard sugar shells, gummy or chewy candies, sugar pressed candies, or instant drink mix packets
  • Adult supervision required
  • Maker includes: 2 reusable plastic cones, sugar scoop, plastic rim, plastic bowl, and extractor head
  • Party Kit includes: 60 lemonade-flavored candies, floss sugar, and 24 paper cones
  • US Standard 110/120 volt
  • Not for use outside the US!!!
  • Note: This item ships in its own packaging
The Party Kit (available separately) includes: 60 lemonade-flavored candies, floss sugar, and 24 paper cones
The Party Kit (available separately) includes: 60 lemonade-flavored candies, floss sugar, and 24 paper cones

Take it for a spin

The Hard Candy Cotton Candy Maker quickly turns hard confections into soft sweetness that melts in your mouth.

After warming up for a few minutes, the maker will start spinning cotton candy seconds after you add your candy. The heated extractor head melts down your hard candy and spins it into fine strands. The strands appear over the bowl like webbing which you collect with the included plastic cones. Each batch only takes a couple minutes to make, so you can soon enjoy the soft, airy snack you remember from childhood.

It’s a lot faster than going to the fair.

Pick your pieces

Sugar-free cotton candy sounds like an oxymoron, but the Hard Candy Cotton Candy Maker makes it a reality. In addition to working with a wide range of popular hard candies, the maker can also use sugar-free candy to produce a more tooth-friendly cotton candy.

If you’re a cotton candy purist, you can replace the hard candy with traditional flossing sugar. However you make it, you’ll still end up with a deliciously distinctive snack.

Make sugar-free cotton candy
Let your sweet tooth be your guide.

Go crazy

With the ability to use virtually any hard candy, the Hard Candy Cotton Candy Maker opens up a world of flavor possibilities. Experiment with cotton candy flavors you’ve never seen like peppermint, root beer, and butterscotch. You can combine flavors by using two different candies in a batch and a multitude of different candies per cone.

Whether you’re in the mood for something fiery or want to create a cotton candy breakfast buffet, you’ll be amazed how well your favorite flavors come through in the final product.

Make your own flavor cotton candy
More flavors than just pink and blue.

Meet your new maker

The Hard Cotton Candy Maker comes with two reusable cotton candy cones, a sugar scoop, an extractor head, a clear plastic rim guard, and a plastic bowl. The extractor head, rim, and bowl are removable for easy cleaning.

All you need is two pieces of hard candy, and you’re ready to start making your own retro snack!

Includes two reusable cotton candy cones
Get the carnival without the carneys.

Hard Candy Cotton Candy Maker: Unboxing

Jon and Joey, members of the Vat19 video team, take a first look at this cotton candy maker.

Jon and Joey take a first look at the DIY cotton candy maker.

Frequently Asked Questions

Question: Can I use any hard candy?

Answer: Not quite. The Hard Candy Cotton Candy Maker works great with solid hard candies like Jolly Ranchers and LifeSavers. You can also break off pieces of larger hard candies like lollipops and candy canes. It doesn’t work with ball-shaped candies, candies with hard sugar shells, gummy or chewy candies, sugar pressed candies, or instant drink mix packets.

Question: Will it work with the Toe of Satan lollipop?

Answer: Why yes it will!

Question: How much does it make?

Answer: A single batch (two pieces of candy) makes a snack-sized serving. The picture at the top of the web page took about three batches. Keep in mind that once the extractor head is warmed up, you can quickly make multiple batches.

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