Who among us doesn't love colorful food? Whether it's rainbow bagels, the unicorn frappucino, or edible glitter, there's something about colorful food that's just, well, fun. And that's exactly what I love about this pixie dust margarita recipe.
Not only is the name adorable, but it's a great way to add color to a more standard drink. While margaritas aren't as picture-perfect as their flavor deserves (unless you're a lime-slicing wizard, that is), sprinkling a little pixie dust on top of them makes all the difference.
And where does that pixie dust come from? Pixy Stix! If you were anything like me, these pencil-shaped treats were one of the joys of childhood. More efficient than Fun Dip, more durable than Smarties, and more portable than most sugary substances, Pixy Stix were maybe the perfect candy. I could never decide what I loved more: the direct sugar rush or the appeal of the colorful powder. And while Pixy Stix might not be something I crave every day in my adult life, they sure are adorable for adding color and pizzazz to other more adult pleasures, such as the margarita.
The key to this recipe is using crushed ice, which holds the pixie dust while still letting you...