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The purpose of a honey dipper is to get honey out of a jar without making a sticky mess. The honey sticks in the groves of the dipper, so it won't drip the way it does when you use a spoon. Honey dippers aren't useful with squeezable honey bottles, only jars. Usually they're made of wood, but they can also be made of plastic or metal. Honey dippers are inexpensive, costing about $1 to $3.

Open the jar of honey.

Dip the honey dipper in the honey jar.

Twist the honey dipper to coat it with honey on all sides.

Pull the honey dipper out of the jar and twist it over whatever food you want the honey to go on. To put honey in tea, place the entire honey dipper in the hot tea.

Wash the honey dipper either in the dishwasher or by hand.