The tiny silver-coated candy balls called dragees contain only a very small amount of actual silver. They are an old favorite for decorating petit fours and holiday cookies. You can find them in candy and cake decorating shops, and on Amazon (just search for them).

But you can’t get them in California, where they’re illegal. Online sources won’t deliver there, either. If these are an essential decorating item for you, you’ll need to go to an adjoining state to purchase them (or buy online for shipping to a friend in a nearby state.)

Read the story behind the ban.

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