gumdrops recipe

Gumdrops Recipe: great for Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and this is such a CUTE and easy recipe to make during the fun and lovvy season! Making Gumdrops (which includes applesauce) just requires a few ingredients and your favorite people to make them. This would be great for a Classroom treat or to make a homemade Valentine’s Gift for someone that you love!

Or just make some because you love making everything from scratch. Regardless your fancy, enjoy this easy Gumdrops recipe!

Ingredients:

  • 1 Cup Sugar
  • ¾ Cups Apple Sauce
  • 1 3oz package Jell-O, Strawberry*
  • 1 .25oz package of unflavored gelatin
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 1 cup Granulated sugar for coating

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Directions:

  1. Spray an 8×8 baking dish with cooking spray and place in the refrigerator.
  2. In a medium sized saucepan, combine sugar, applesauce, jell-o, unflavored gelatin and lemon juice.
  3. Bring to a boil over medium high heat, stirring constantly. Allow to boil for 1 minute.
  4. Pour mixture into cooled baking dish.
  5. Refrigerate for 3-4 hours or until firm.
  6. Once the mixture is firm, turn out onto a baking sheet sprinkled with granulated sugar.
  7. Using a sharp knife or cookie cutters cut out your gumdrops.
  8. Give the gumdrops on last good coat of sugar and allow to dry overnight.
  9. Store in an airtight container.

gumdrops recipe

Gumdrops {recipe}: great for Valentine’s Day

Gumdrops Recipe: great for Valentine's Day
 
Ingredients
  • Ingredients:
  • 1 Cup Sugar
  • ¾ Cups Apple Sauce
  • 1 3oz package Jell-O, Strawberry*
  • 1 .25oz package of unflavored gelatin
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 1 cup Granulated sugar for coating
Instructions
  1. Directions:
  2. Spray an 8x8 baking dish with cooking spray and place in the refrigerator.
  3. In a medium sized saucepan, combine sugar, applesauce, jell-o, unflavored gelatin and lemon juice.
  4. Bring to a boil over medium high heat, stirring constantly. Allow to boil for 1 minute.
  5. Pour mixture into cooled baking dish.
  6. Refrigerate for 3-4 hours or until firm.
  7. Once the mixture is firm, turn out onto a baking sheet sprinkled with granulated sugar.
  8. Using a sharp knife or cookie cutters cut out your gumdrops.
  9. Give the gumdrops on last good coat of sugar and allow to dry overnight.
  10. Store in an airtight container.

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