Friday, March 4, 2011

Gummi Candy

This is about the easiest kid friendly recipe I've ever tried. My four year old could pretty much make these herself (except the "cooking" portion). I am planning to make all homemade treats for Easter baskets this year and this will be perfect for them! I'm hoping to try a more natural version of these soon using fruit juice in place of the Jell-O.

Gummi Candy
1 3 oz box of flavored gelatin (Jell-O)
2 1/4 oz pouches of unflavored gelatin (Knox)
1/3 cup water
Candy molds (or mini muffin cups or ice cube trays)

Place water in a small saucepan. Sprinkle flavored and unflavored gelatin over water and let sit for 5 minutes. Put saucepan on stove over medium heat and heat until the gelatin has combined with the water (takes about 2 minutes). Pour mixture in to a liquid measuring cup. Carefully (or not if your kid is doing it) pour gelatin mixture in to candy molds. Allow to sit until candy has set, about 20 minutes.

Adapted from Skip To My Lou.

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