NAILED IT OR FAILED IT: DIY Lollipops… and Something Kinda Gross

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"Lollipop, lollipop..." We are showing you how to make your own lollipops!

On Friday, February 22nd during Nailed It Or Failed It on Good Morning Quad Cities and News 8 at 11am, we used just two items to make a unique treat: Jolly Ranchers and lollipop sticks. Click here to see the recipe and click below to see if we NAILED IT or FAILED IT!

While our Jolly Ranchers were undergoing a transformation, I was conducting my own experiment at home. I have heard about the rubber egg before and have always wanted to try it, but it takes 24 hours. So, yesterday, I put a raw egg in a mason jar and covered it with vinegar. Then, I let it sit until Nailed It Or Failed It today. Here's what happened:

As you can see, Eric did NOT like it. However, he did like Ketz's Concoction!

It's been 50 weeks - almost one year! - since Jon made his first Ketz's Concoction, and boy are they amazing. (He made me say that...) With some more wintry weather coming our way, this may be a great weekend to make a Bailey's Hot Chocolate:


  • 2 Ounces Baliey's Original Irish Cream
  • 1 Cup Prepared Hot Chocolate
  • Whipped Cream
  • Chocolate Syrup


Prepare hot chocolate and pour into a mug. Stir in Bailey's. Top with whipped cream and drizzle with chocolate syrup. Enjoy!

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