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Dulces enchilados may sound like a fancy term, but trust us, it is not as upscale as you might think. This term is used to describe candy (mostly Gushers) that have been coated in chili powder. It may not seem like an obvious choice to some but believe us….they are delicious. We wish that we had been able to give these bad boys a try ourselves long before now.

It’s the kind of treat that makes a person wonder where they have been hiding all of our lives. For those who love to mix their spicy snacks with their sweet snacks, chili powder-covered Gushers probably seem like a little slice of heaven. Now, we are here to provide you with a handy recipe. Making your own dulces enchilados has never been this simple before.

You may be curious as to what you can use if you cannot find Gushers as easily as you may have liked. Fortunately, if you are a fan of gummy candies or Skittles, virtually anything sweet and similar, you can substitute the Gushers for your sweet of choice. Once you have gotten your hands on the candy, you’ll need to grab some powdered sugar, Mexican spices (like Tajín), and Chamoy sauce.

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When it comes time to bring it all together, take five tablespoons of powdered sugar and combine them with two tablespoons of the Chamoy. Once they are fully combined, add the mixture to the chosen candy.

There are no proper measurements when you are about to start adding the spices. It’s all about personal taste in instances like these. Some people may prefer a larger amount of spice, others may decide that they only need a slight dusting. Different strokes for different folks! Try out this recipe for yourself and be sure to let us know what you think.

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