Picture of Sweet Treat, Homemade Honey Sticks.
This Instructable will teach you how to easily make a honey stick. It's a simple and tasty snack.

Step 1: Materials

Picture of Materials
1. Honey, of cource! http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/honey
2. A straw, make sure it's not bendy.
3. Sissors
4 Painter's tape.

*This can get sticky*
or use a seal a meal. with the seal only function.
Shastaw20067 years ago
You could also just melt the end of the straw with a lighter, take your fingers to press the ends together and seal. It doesn't burn your fingers, but be careful.
Thanks for the suggestion! I just did my own instructable using the technique you're referring to.

DIY Honey Sticks

You could alsom use wax! I've seen honey straws sealed with wax.
tiuk7 years ago
How do you eat it? Suck the honey out, or bite the straw?
Spl1nt3rC3ll (author)  tiuk7 years ago
Both. ;)
What if you froze these, extracted the stick, and used them as tea stirrers?
That's a cool idea. Does honey freeze?
Kiteman tiuk7 years ago
...freeze...cool idea...

Yeh, well, I thought it was amusing!

Nice idea for a snack - #2 son would love them, whilst simultaneously gluing himself to the fridge :-)
#1 wouldn't like them? (Do you actually call them #1 and #2? ..."One, get over here!")
#1 is not so keen on honey.

I do occasionally call them by their numbers (it's a family thing - my dad calls me #1 son, even though I have no brothers, just a sister), especially if I'm calling them from a distance.

Mainly, though, it's an identity precaution (just like I refer to my other half as Kitewife because she has a very unusual name that would be easy to track down). I'll keep calling them #1 and #2 online until they're old enough to understand the dangers of identity theft and can decide for themselves.
Kiteman Kiteman7 years ago
(It's not "1" and "2", though, it's "Number One Son" and "Number Two Son". I think my dad pinched the idea off old Charlie Chan films).
Very efficient... I plan on naming my robot army that way. When I take over the world, I will dedicate my success to instrucables! The general robot even looks like an instrucables robot!
like jackie chan? rush hour was like hecka cool
No, an old movie detective.


This is a fan site and so is this.

Good ol' Wikipedia
eh detectives aint no cool!
Well everything freezes...im not sure if it would freeze in a normal freezer though..
it wouldn't freeze in a normal freezer it would just crystalize
daninja6 years ago
We have a hive at our house... From two boxes we got EIGHTY POUNDS OF HONEY!!!
ha ha with our 3 we got 260!!! :P
my uncle is the head beekeeper of our county and has 6-8 hive at my house and several around the county, this looks like a great idea.
my gramma would send us those, but there were like pro sealeded
ItsTheHobbs7 years ago
or use this to seal them, only holding them with pliers instead of the wood. Then they stay good, and stay closed for good until you cut them.

(thanks to ikssk for the idea)
ItsTheHobbs7 years ago
Use this to seal them, and they're perfect. I plan to do this soon.
Rockerx7 years ago
would it be possible to add flavoring(ex. cherry juice?)
Spl1nt3rC3ll (author)  Rockerx7 years ago
I think it is, you would have to figure out a way to do it though. Try mixing them in a bowl and use a funnel to get the honey into the stick.
Aar000n3y7 years ago
Sounds pretty good, but I wouldn't have the honey contacting the adhesive of that tape. I would bend the end of the straw upward, then tape that closed so you don't have to worry about that.
Spl1nt3rC3ll (author)  Aar000n3y7 years ago
I never thought of that, it also helps to prevent leaks. Thanks.
callmeshane7 years ago
Hmmmmmmmm nice but too much screwing around.... Methinks a spoon in the jar is much easier...
Spl1nt3rC3ll (author)  callmeshane7 years ago
Why go through the trouble of forming sugar into cubes?
Doctor What7 years ago
The tea stirrer idea is pretty good, but if i were you, i would seal the end by melting the plastic together, you could use a bag sealer.
Spl1nt3rC3ll (author)  Doctor What7 years ago
Great idea! Wow, a month and a half delayed response I tried that, but my bag sealer was too weak.
X_D_3_M_17 years ago
dude tehse r like hecka cool! i used bendy straw with the bendy part cut out. reusable too.
Spl1nt3rC3ll (author)  X_D_3_M_17 years ago