Kool-Aid Dyed Eggs

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star's notes for this recipe:
This is so simple and earth friendly!!
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Directions

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Add one packet of Kool-Aid to 2/3 cup of water and stir.

Make sure eggs have cooled and a dry!
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You don't have to leave the eggs in the dye cups very long before you'll see them become quite brightly colored. The eggs will smell fruity at first but after they dry, they smell and taste like normal hard-boiled eggs.
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Color Tips:

I will warn you about a couple of colors/flavors that had less than desirable results. Lemonade on its own comes out too light (as does the Pink Lemonade) and Grape will quickly turn dark gray-ish.

To get a nice yellow, use one packet of Lemonade mixed with a quarter to half packet of Orange.

To get light pink, use one packet of Pink Lemonade and add a little bit of Cherry or Strawberry.

To turn the gray/brown Grape egg into an indigo color, add some Berry Blue to the mix.

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user Nancy J. Patrykus Finnjin - Mar 28, 2012
How clever!!!
a keeper. Thank you
user Christina Vasquez mendozavasquez - Mar 29, 2012
Wow... my family is going to love using this method this Easter. Thank you for sharing:o)
user Christina Vasquez mendozavasquez - Mar 29, 2012
Ooo...wow...the smell is going to be lovely:o)
user deedee mace cookinfrommysoul - Mar 29, 2012
i never would have thought of this =}
user Bernice Mosteller candychristmas - Mar 29, 2012
Star, thank you so much for sharing all these delicious recipes. You just amaze me. I can not wait to see what you post next. You go girl!!!

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