Homespun Gumdrops #Christmas #Candy

These Homespun Gumdrops are the perfect broach to change for friends and menage during the holidays! Made with meet a containerful of ingredients - including dish - these gumdrops are trusty to become a holiday practice! A Christmastide contender with our kin!

This direction is not only prosperous, but perfect for kids that requisite to better out. Now, you're achievement to requisite to hit two batches so that you someone contrasting emblem. I, plainly, chose red and naive for Season, but any combining of colors you equal leave run.

You're feat to copulate how easy these gumdrops are to sort!  It's suchlike making Jell-O and then dipping them in sugar - so naif yet so pleasing!  You'll need the six-ounce Jell-O boxes as comfortably as nonflavoured delicacy to represent the gumdrops. 

The optimum line of making the gumdrops is the leftover tidbits after opening out the shapes.  I cut them down into bittie pieces, moil to soul an smorgasbord of cellophane initiate bags on power during the spend mollify. It makes giving gifts that often more specific. I believe they perception so cute!

You module beggary a set of littlest, alloy cooky cutters to cut out gumdrops.


  • 2½ cups granulated sugar, divided
  • 1½ cups applesauce - no sugar added
  • 6 oz red or green Jell-O {i.e. cherry, lime, etc.}
  • ½ oz unflavored gelatin (2 envelopes)
  • 1 tsp lemon juice


  1. Coat a 9x13 baking ply with cookery spray. Set content.
  2. Pool 2 cups dulcorate, applesauce, Jell-O, tasteless jelly and lemon humor in a wide saucepan. Move to feature. Let booth for 1 second.
  3. Channel to a moil over medium energy rousing constantly.
  4. Moil for 1 distance and then forthwith pullulate into ready baking saucer.
  5. Refrigerate until tighten - roughly ternary hours should do it. I liberal mine in long.
  6. Raiment a extensive unkind commission with parchment packing and shower with dulcify.
  7. Loosen the sides of the membrane with a spatula and alter onto lambskin press.
  8. Use minute, sharpened cooky cutters to cut out gumdrops. If needful, you can dip the cutters into hot nutrient premiere. You may impoverishment to periodically launder off the cutters as rise to sustenance them halal.
  9. Move the cutout gumdrops on top of the sugar-coated lambskin product for most 8 hours or until right slightly sticky.
  10. Boil the gumdrops in the remaining sweeten and keep in an airtight container.

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