easy DIY patriotic lollipops

DIY Patriotic Suckers

DIY Patriotic Suckers are perfect for Memorial Day or 4th of July. These suckers only have 5 ingredients too!
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Author Jamie


  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup light corn syrup
  • 2 Tablespoons water
  • 1 teaspoon cherry flavoring
  • Red white and blue nonpareil sprinkles
  • Non stick cooking spray
  • Sucker mold
  • Lollipop sticks
  • Directions-


  1. 1. Spray a small amount of non stick cooking spray on a piece of paper towel and rub the cooking spray in the sucker molds.
  2. 2. Add about a 1/2 teaspoon of red, white and blue sprinkles to each mold with a lollipop stick.
  3. 3. In a heavy bottomed pot, combine your sugar, light corn syrup and water and mix well.
  4. 4. Bring your ingredients to a boil on medium heat stirring constantly with a wooden spoon or silicone spatula for about 7 minutes or until the temperature reaches 310° using a candy thermometer (caution this will be very hot).
  5. 5. Carefully (this will be very hot) pour your melted candy into your lollipop molds, let’s set for a few minutes and transferred to the freezer for another 10 minutes.
  6. 6. Carefully pop your suckers out.