11 Feb

Adorable DIY: Meringue Message Cones

meringue cookie ice cream cones

Is is just me, or is this one of the cutest ideas ever?!!

These “Secret Message Cones” from BHG are inspired by fortune cookies and featured as a creative homemade Valentine idea, but they would ALSO be a fabulous addition to birthday parties, bridal showers, and baby showers (especially a “Cravings” or “Pickles & Ice Cream” theme!)

You’ll need sugar cones, meringue cookies, and chocolate chips for the ice cream cone portion. (All can be store-bought.) For the homemade valentine, you’ll also need paper for the “message” and colorful nonpareils.

To modify this idea as a party favor, you can either tailor the inside message to your particular occasion OR fill the cone with something different like  jelly bellies, pink m&ms, or a flavored lip gloss, essentially using the ice cream cone as your “favor packaging”. Sweet!

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marianne SAYS:

This is such a cute idea.

Reply February 14, 2010 at 7:19 pm

Darlene SAYS:

Too cute! Luv it!

Reply February 14, 2010 at 10:58 pm

jomygoodness SAYS:

I so love this project. They look cute & yummy!

Reply February 14, 2010 at 11:31 pm

Cindi SAYS:

Yep, you can find the meringue cookies on http://www.missmeringue.com in all versions of flavors and sizes…check the site for local stores where you can purchase.
The white holder stand can be found at Walmart.

Reply February 14, 2010 at 11:33 pm

Abby SAYS:

Very cute idea! I love it!

Reply February 17, 2010 at 8:57 pm

katie SAYS:

How about using this for a pregnancy announcement or baby gender reveal??? Could be used for a ton of things but that one really stuck out to me! Love it!

Reply February 24, 2010 at 2:57 pm

Amber SAYS:

Does anyone know what department this stand is located at in Walmart? Thank you!

Reply February 24, 2010 at 9:42 pm

Brigitte SAYS:

Oh my goodness Jenn! I ADORE this!! Such a cute idea, and way less messy for little ones too! Amazing as always!

Reply December 31, 2010 at 11:30 am


Great idea! Will be trying this!

Reply February 12, 2012 at 7:00 pm

Anim SAYS:

It’s brilliant. Beautiful, simple yet creative idea. Love it.

Reply February 24, 2015 at 8:13 pm

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