Homemade Gum Drops – St. Patrick’s Day Treat


How to make homemade gum drops

Here's an easy St. Patrick's Day treat. Homemade Gum Drops! Perfect classroom St. Patrick's Day treat!Homemade Gum Drops – St. Patrick’s Day Treat

Sometimes, as a Mom I like to take time to actually MAKE a classroom treat vs buying one. However, I like easy, simple recipes. Especially ones that have just a few ingredients and will take very little of my time #winwin. Since my Gumdrops for Valentine’s Day was a huge hit, I thought I would try the same concept for St. Patrick’s Day!  So here’s an easy superduper simple, 4 ingredients or less St. Patrick’s Day treat!

 

Here's an easy St. Patrick's Day treat. Homemade Gum Drops! Perfect classroom St. Patrick's Day treat!

INGREDIENTS
1 1/2 cups Applesauce
2 1/4 cup Sugar
2 boxes (3 oz) Lime Jello
2 envelopes Unflavored Gelatin {like Knox}

 

DIRECTIONS
Grease 13×9 pan.
Combine all ingredients in a pan.

Here's an easy St. Patrick's Day treat. Homemade Gum Drops! Perfect classroom St. Patrick's Day treat!
Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring constantly.
Boil for a minute.
Pour into prepared pan and refrigerate until set.
Dust cutting board with sugar.
Use a spatula to loosen sides and turn out onto cutting board.
Dust top of Jello with sugar.

Here's an easy St. Patrick's Day treat. Homemade Gum Drops! Perfect classroom St. Patrick's Day treat!
Use shamrock shaped cookie cutter to cut out gum drops.
Roll edges in extra sugar and set onto wax paper for 1 hour to dry out slightly.
Store in an airtight container.

Enjoy! This will definitely be a HUGE hit in the classroom!

Another popular recipe to definitely check out and REpin, is Valentine’s Day Gum Drops!

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Homemade Gum Drops - St. Patrick's Day Treat

Homemade Gum Drops - St. Patrick's Day Treat

Ingredients

  • INGREDIENTS
  • 1 1/2 cups Applesauce
  • 2 1/4 cup Sugar
  • 2 boxes (3 oz) Lime Jello
  • 2 envelopes Unflavored Gelatin {like Knox}

Instructions

  • DIRECTIONS
  • Grease 13x9 pan.
  • Combine all ingredients in a pan.
  • Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring constantly.
  • Boil for a minute.
  • Pour into prepared pan and refrigerate until set.
  • Dust cutting board with sugar.
  • Use a spatula to loosen sides and turn out onto cutting board.
  • Dust top of Jello with sugar.
  • Use shamrock shaped cookie cutter to cut out gum drops.
  • Roll edges in extra sugar and set onto wax paper for 1 hour to dry out slightly.
  • Store in an airtight container.
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    14 Comments

    1. Patty
      March 15, 2015
      Reply

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    2. These looks so festive for St. Paddy’s Day. One of these days, I’m going to make these, and I’ll probably eat them all too! Thanks so much for sharing! Visiting from Sunday Features.

    3. These are so fun! Pinning and sharing. This would be perfect to share at Totally Terrific Tuesday. It goes live tonight at 9pm CST! I hope to see you there!

      Sharon
      herorganizedchaos.com

    4. March 16, 2015
      Reply

      These are just adorable!!!! I’ve been wanting to try to make gum drops for the longest time, I’ll need to try some this spring. These look awesome!!!

    5. These are so stinking cute! I saw your post in the link up and my eye was drawn to these treats that I had to check it out immediately! Thanks for sharing these yummy guys with us! 🙂

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    6. March 17, 2015
      Reply

      Wow, these are absolutely awesome! Thanks so much for sharing your recipe!

    7. This is just so incredibly creative. I have never even thought about making my own candy like this. These shamrock candies look adorable! And such a versatile idea, can be applied to all the holidays.

      Thank you so much for linking it up at our SHARE IT ONE MORE TIME Saturdays – linky party. I hope to see you again this Saturday! ~ Rose, FineCraftGuild.com

    8. March 18, 2015
      Reply

      My gosh! This snack idea is lovely! Thanks for sharing the recipe 🙂

    9. March 21, 2015
      Reply

      Looks delicious! And an easy treat idea. Love it! Pinned.
      Poppin’ over from the Worthwhile Wednesday link party

    10. March 21, 2015
      Reply

      I so want to eat these right now!! super cute and I’ll bet they taste great, too 🙂

    11. February 28, 2017
      Reply

      How adorable! So fun too. I am always looking for something for St. Patrick’s Day. It seem to get a little left out ! Thanks for sharing.

      • February 28, 2017
        Reply

        Glad you liked them Amy. They are super easy to make, thanks for stopping by!

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