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