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  • n. Plural form of nonpareil.


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  • I went on to decorate them with English toffee, chocolate sprinkles, and nonpareils.


  • I spread little dollops of vanilla (canned-so shoot me!) frosting with some white nonpareils.

    Archive 2009-04-01

  • I topped the vanilla buttercream with a sprinkle medley and the chocolates with white nonpareils.

    Archive 2009-03-01

  • Other decorations include the multicolored nonpareils and silver dragées the beloved silver balls that hurt your teeth when you eat them, but that we love anyway.

    The Christmas Cookie Cookbook

  • Allow the icing to dry slightly before sprinkling with nonpareils.

    One Big Table

  • Colored nonpareils or sprinkles jimmies 1. To make the filling: Rinse the figs thoroughly in warm water to soften.

    One Big Table

  • They are the preserved flower buds of a prickly shrub of the Capparidaceae family, ranging in size from the tiny nonpareils of France to plump capers larger than 1/4 inch.


  • I love the silver nonpareils and the way the name is stamped into the side.

    Sunday Sweets: Tickled Pink

  • She put a bottle of nonpareils—the tiny candies used to decorate cakes—on the counter beside the toilet.

    One Simple Act

  • If you like, pipe swirls or squiggles in contrasting melted chocolate over the cooled strawberries, and decorate with nonpareils.

    Princess Party Cookbook

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