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How To Dye Eggs with Cool Whip and Food Coloring

Learn how to create fun and tie-dyed Easter eggs with Cool Whip and food coloring. Discover the ultimate guide to creating vibrant tie-dyed Easter eggs using Cool Whip and food coloring. A fun and delightful activity perfect for the Easter season that kids will love.





Easter is just around the corner, and what better way to celebrate than with some festive egg coloring? While traditional egg dyeing methods are always fun, why not try something different this year? I love finding budget-friendly and enjoyable ways to add creativity and festivity to the holidays. These Easter eggs dyed with Cool Whip and food coloring certainly hit the mark.





Dyeing Easter eggs with Cool Whip and food coloring is a unique and creative way to add fun and color to your holiday celebrations. In this post, we'll walk you through the simple steps to create beautifully colored eggs with Cool Whip.


Dyeing Easter eggs using Cool Whip was a blast! The kids had so much fun, and surprisingly, it wasn't as messy as I expected. My oldest granddaughter wanted vibrant tie-dyed eggs, while I aimed for softer pastel eggs with a touch of marbling. To achieve both looks, we experimented with two methods: using a shallow baking dish and a muffin tin. We liked both methods. The muffin tin technique was great for creating a variety of colored eggs since each tin could hold a specific color. The shallow baking dish method allowed for two different colors, with half on one side and half on the other. Using the muffin tin, we could achieve all our desired colors with fewer dishes to wash.





How To Perfectly Hard Boil Eggs HERE

Materials You'll Need:

- Hard-boiled eggs

- Cool Whip

- Food coloring (gel or liquid)

- Baking dish or muffin tin

- Vinegar

- Skewer or chopstick


Step 1: Soak hard-boiled eggs in vinegar for 10 minutes, then remove them and place on a towel to dry.


Step 2: Prepare the Cool Whip Mixture

Start by spreading a layer of Cool Whip in a shallow baking dish or muffin tin. You will want enough Cool Whip to cover the surface of the dish. For a muffin tin fill 3/4.



Step 3: Add Food Coloring

Next, add drops of food coloring to the Cool Whip. You can use one color or create a swirl effect by adding multiple colors. Be sure to space out the drops of food coloring evenly across the surface of the Cool Whip.


Step 4: Swirl the Colors

Using a skewer or toothpick, gently swirl the colors together to create a tye-dyed effect, avoid overmixing, and keep the swirls in the Cool Whip. You can mix the food coloring into the Cool Whip for less of a tie-dyed or marbled effect.


Step 5: Roll the Eggs

Carefully roll each hard-boiled egg in the colored Cool Whip mixture, ensuring the eggs are evenly coated on all sides. Use a spoon or your hands to gently press the Cool Whip onto the egg, allowing the colors to adhere.


Step 6: Let the Eggs Set

After coating all of the eggs with the Cool Whip mixture, place them on a cookie sheet and allow them to set for 15-20 minutes. This process enables the colors to fully adhere to the eggs. If you're dyeing only 12 eggs and using a muffin tin or if you have enough space on your cookie sheet, you can leave the eggs there; it is not necessary to transfer the Cool Whip-coated eggs to another cookie sheet. It simply provides more room for coloring additional eggs.


Step 7: Rinse and Dry

After the eggs have set, gently and quickly rinse them under cold water to remove the excess Cool Whip mixture. Be careful not to rub too hard, as you don't want to disturb the marbled pattern. Once rinsed, pat the eggs dry with a paper towel.


Step 8: Display and Enjoy!

Now that your Cool Whip-dyed Easter eggs are complete, display them in a festive basket or egg carton for all to admire. These unique creations are sure to be a hit, and they're a fun activity for kids and adults alike.


Tips and Tricks

Experiment with different combinations to create a variety of tye dyes effects.


Ensure that the hard-boiled eggs soak in vinegar for approximately 10 minutes before coloring them in the Cool Whip mixture.

Let the eggs dry completely after the vinegar soak.


Add a good amount of food coloring to the Cool Whip, especially for light colors like yellow.

Don't use purple and green together you will end up with brown eggs. We learned this the hard way.


Get creative and have fun with this Cool Whip Easter egg dyeing technique! Whether you're decorating eggs with your family or hosting a holiday brunch, these colorful creations are sure to add a festive touch to your celebrations. Happy Easter!



You might find these Easter eggs dyed with onion skins enjoyable. Yes, you read it correctly you can dye eggs using onion skins. It's a creative and enjoyable method to achieve warm, earthy-tone Easter eggs.


Do you enjoy DIY holiday decor? Take a look at this Dollar Tree bunny egg makeover!


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