How to Create Festive Sugar Cubes

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Serve coffee with a holiday twist: Make your own Christmas-themed sugar cubes. You'll need small silicone candy molds, granulated sugar and food coloring (we found our molds at firstimpressionsmolds.com, starting at $8). Mix 1/4 cup sugar, 1/4 teaspoon cold water and 12 drops of red or green food coloring, then fill the molds with the mixture, pressing down with your fingers to pack it in. Let dry overnight, then carefully remove from the molds.

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