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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!
Course candy, Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword candy, dessert, sucker
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 10 people
Calories 111 kcal
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


  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.
Nutrition Facts
DIY Patriotic Suckers
Amount Per Serving
Calories 111 Calories from Fat 9
% Daily Value*
Fat 1g2%
Sodium 7mg0%
Carbohydrates 29g10%
Sugar 29g32%
Calcium 1mg0%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. We are not nutritionist and this data was calculated via WP Recipe Maker to the best of our ability. Always check nutrition values yourself based on the ingredients you use.