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    Homemade Gummi Candy

    Posted by  ·  January 6, 2010

    Well the boys are back to school and Bella and I are finding plenty to do! Yesterday — homemade gummi bears!

    All we needed was 1 -3 oz box of flavored gelatin and 2 – 1/4 oz  packages of unflavored gelatin, water and candy molds. (we used two candy molds)

    Place 1/3 cup water in a small sauce pan. Sprinkle the Jello and  unflavored gelatin over the water. Let sit 5 – 10 minutes. (If you like chewier gummi candy add in another packet of unflavored gelatin.)

    Place sauce pan over medium heat and stir until gelatin is dissolved, about 2-5 minutes. When mixture is liquid and all gelatin has dissolved, remove from heat.  Let cool a minute and then pour into a container that is easy to pour from.  I use a small ceramic creamer pitcher.

    Fill molds. If you save the inside of the advent calendar for  projects like do, it works perfect! The sheet of star molds worked a bit better than the bears because they are a bit deeper. However, I must say we were just needing an activity so our standards were pretty low— we thought they all turned out great!

    Allow to cool completely, about 20 minutes. They may be placed in a refrigerator for about 10 minutes if the kids are eager.

    Once cool, the backs can be lightly dusted with corn starch, if desired.

    Peel the gummi candy out of the molds. Don’t be shy, you won’t hurt them when peeling them from the molds. No need to oil the molds!

    Enjoy!

    Make homemade stickers with the unused unflavored gelatin packets.

    Notes: My son felt the blue ones weren’t flavorful enough. Next time we will try 2 boxes Jello, 3 packages of unflavored gelatin and 1/2 cup water.

     

     

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    1. Neceros
      Friday, February 26th, 2016
      Can I make this with my own flavors? I have oil-based strong flavors.
    2. Michael Brown
      Saturday, December 19th, 2015
      Do I have to use unflavoured gelatine?
    3. Cathy
      Saturday, October 24th, 2015
      Have you tried these with sugar free Jello? I am looking for a low/no carb candy recipe for a ketogenic diet. Thanks!
    4. Monday, August 31st, 2015
      How fun is this? I definitely have to try this! My son will love it!

      Mischelle
      http://www.nowthatschic.com/
    5. Bella
      Monday, August 3rd, 2015
      I am 11'and this was really fun and easy to make it by myself with a little help
      • Monday, August 3rd, 2015
        Yay Bella! So happy you made them!
    6. Steve b
      Friday, May 8th, 2015
      You saved the day. Followed another sites recipe and they were too wet. Yours was perfect. Gave a boring dad something to make his 5 year old daughter think he was cool for a night. Ty
    7. shelley
      Thursday, February 19th, 2015
      In your note you suggested using 2 boxes of Jello (double he amount, but only 3 packages of the unflavored (1 1/2 times the amount). Have you tried this?
    8. Kira G
      Friday, January 30th, 2015
      Mine turned out cloudy, but yours look clear. Still taste yummy, and added a unsweetened koolaid packet to the second batch. Super fun!
    9. Lynn
      Wednesday, March 26th, 2014
      How long can the gummy Candy stay fresh in a Ziploc bag?
    10. melissa payne
      Monday, March 24th, 2014
      I made orange, watermelon, grape, sour apple(jolly ranger jello), lemon, and cherry.. very YUMMY!!!!
      • Max Payne
        Monday, July 18th, 2016
        That sounds delicious. I am doing something similar with a different set of flavors.
    11. Monday, February 24th, 2014
      Wooo! I tried this out tonight and the results were great. I'm not sure there'll be any left in the morning. I used straws cut lengthwise as molds for worms. Thank you so much for this wonderful recipe!
      • Tuesday, February 25th, 2014
        Thanks for stopping in! I love the idea for worms too! So fun!
      • Wednesday, February 26th, 2014
        Kat that is a great ideas to use straws for molds! Thanks for sharing!
    12. Michelle C
      Tuesday, January 28th, 2014
      Kathi, I kept mine in a Ziploc bag on the counter and they did just fine.
    13. Kathi
      Saturday, January 18th, 2014
      Will these need to be kept in the fridge or will they melt like jello if kept on the counter? Thanks, :)
    14. Michelle C
      Wednesday, January 15th, 2014
      I just tried this recipe, adding the extra packet of unflavored gelatin, and they are GREAT!!! I used strawberry banana jello, and they're yummy!! Can't wait to make more with different flavors!!
    15. Wednesday, December 18th, 2013
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    16. Christina
      Monday, September 2nd, 2013
      :( I tried making these twice today, first time I used less unflavored gelatin and they turned out very sour, the kid wouldn't even eat them. Now I am trying what the other commenter mentioned about 1 pack of jello and 3 unflavored. I felt like I had to add sugar and more water and they still are sour. Tomorrow I will head to get more supplies and try it again. My son's 1st birthday is going to be all gummy bears because his nick name is Gummy Bear.
      • Tuesday, September 3rd, 2013
        YIKES Christina, I don't remember them being sour at all, in fact unflavored gelatin isn't sour so I wonder what is causing this. Ideas anyone?
    17. Tina
      Saturday, August 24th, 2013
      I can't wait to make these for my grandson (and his mom, aunt and uncle, etc...lol).! Of course, I'll have to make a couple of "test batches" first to see how they taste, LOL!
      I love your website - I'm getting ready to make a Halloween Trick or Treat bag for my 5 yr. old grandson using your tutorial for the simple reversable tote bag (with my brand new and very first sewing machine!). I want to send the Gummi Candy with the Trick or Treat bag to my grandson for a surprise Halloween gift.
      I'm teaching myself how to sew and your tutorials are so easy to follow - THANK YOU!! You are very creative, so please keep up the good work!
    18. B
      Sunday, July 28th, 2013
      We just made these gummies today. We put them in heart molds. They were delicious and beautiful! Thank you so much for the recipe!
    19. Bobbie
      Saturday, July 27th, 2013
      We just made these, one pan with strawberry, the other with lime jello. Both we very flavorful!! Though we like an even softer gummy, so next time i will cut the plain gelatine amount in half. Otherwise they set in the freezer in 10 minutes and peeled nicely from the molds.
    20. Monday, May 20th, 2013
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    21. Saturday, March 23rd, 2013
      Hi
    22. Urwah
      Friday, March 8th, 2013
      I like the valentines cake
    23. Lindsay Marshall
      Thursday, February 28th, 2013
      I followed this recipe, but got a gooey mess. The product did not set up firmly like a gummy candy and stuck to the mould like crazy! We will try again with less water, and some kind of release agent in the moulds.
    24. Caryn
      Saturday, February 16th, 2013
      Wow! I'm so excited to share these with my granddaughter! I love brilliant people like you who make life so much easier and more fun for people like me. :)
    25. maria g
      Saturday, September 22nd, 2012
      I just made this using SUGAR FREE gelatin, I use 1 box of sugar free and 3 packs of unflavored gelatin, I also added coloring and they taste great :)

      my niece has type 1 and here in Guatemala it`s hard to find "kid friendly" sugar free products.
      I`m gonna try adding some candy flavoring and tart&sour enhancer for a stronger taste
      • Sunday, September 23rd, 2012
        Thank you so much for sharing the sugar free gummi candy recipe!
    26. YA
      Saturday, September 22nd, 2012
      Hi! Thanks for the easy recipe! Do you know if I can substitute the gelatine with pectin? Would I need more or less pectin to do that? I haven't cooked with either so I don't know.

      Thanks!
      • Sunday, September 23rd, 2012
        I don't know if you can substitute the gelatine with pectin.
    27. rexza
      Thursday, August 16th, 2012
      FINNALY AN AWESOME GUMMIE CANDY RECIPE. THANX ALOT FOR SHARING THIS I CALN'T WAIT TO TRY IT
    28. Nance
      Monday, August 13th, 2012
      I doubled the recipe, but after getting them out of the fridge, they were REAL chewy, almost stiff...I will try it again, but I will only use 3 packets of gelatin, instead of the 4 I am supp to use to double it..my daughter loves them anyways!
    29. Thursday, August 9th, 2012
      I had the ingredients and made these tonight. Quick, easy and delicious! Looking forward to making them in lots of different flavors! Thank you for sharing and going to add your link to my blog. :) loved your note about advent calendars I've saved mine for years and refilled and re-used too!
    30. Tuesday, July 24th, 2012
      This is such a great idea! My daughter will love these!
    31. Wednesday, July 11th, 2012
      I just made a few batches of different flavors of these. I used juice instead of water (I used peach/white grape) All I can say is YUMMY!! They came out perfect...thank you so much! Every other recipe I came across was to dang chewy..these are PERFECT every time! I rolled them in powdered sugar and put them in the fridge for safe keeping...for a minute anyway. <3
    32. Abby
      Friday, May 4th, 2012
      My boys love gummies! I was wondering if the homemade ones hold up well in heat? They are both stationed in Afghanistan and it gets pretty hot there.
    33. Sunday, March 11th, 2012
      Yum! Can't wait to try these!
    34. Sunday, March 11th, 2012
      This is such a fantastic idea! I wanna run to the store right now and get all the ingredients!! Just brilliant!
    35. Saturday, March 10th, 2012
      These look so easy and I really love the idea of saving the advent calender molds, so many possibilities. I'd love it if you stopped by my monthly link up to share this with my readers.
      http://acraftycook.blogspot.com/2012/03/1-month-of-fun-march-link-party.html
    36. Friday, March 9th, 2012
      What a fabulous idea! I love the way these turned out -- such bold, yummy colors! Thanks for sharing. :-)
    37. Thursday, March 8th, 2012
      I didn't know you could make your own gummy candies! I would love for you to share with my readers on Blog Stalking Thursday! http://thecraftyblogstalker.blogspot.com/2012/03/blog-stalking-thursday-31_07.html
    38. Shelly
      Wednesday, March 7th, 2012
      Try mixing a packet of unsweetened Kool Aid in with it for sour gummies!! It's a recipe that's been popular with low carb dieters for years!
    39. Jennifer Johnson
      Sunday, February 26th, 2012
      Just made these tonight with my boys. They loved them. So easy to make. We made cherry and lime. Thanks for the great idea.
    40. Saturday, February 25th, 2012
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    41. lisa
      Wednesday, February 22nd, 2012
      Have you made with sugar free hello? Any idea the water/gelatinous ratios for that? A sugar free hello box is .60 oz. My son has Type 1 Diabetes, this would be an awesome treat for him, but would much rather have in sugar free. If you have suggestions it would be awesome. Thanks.
    42. Friday, February 17th, 2012
      Oh my goodness...how easy is this! I cannot wait to try this!
    43. Marcia
      Thursday, February 16th, 2012
      Hi!
      I've made your gummies and they turned out right!
      When ready, I passed them over cristal sugar, but later the sugar disappeared completely! Don't understand why!
      Any ideas?
      Thank you!
    44. Suzanne
      Sunday, January 15th, 2012
      how long will the gummi bears keep and what is the best way to keep them fresh?
    45. Friday, October 28th, 2011
      Featured you in our Food Trends article this week! Love this idea! http://is.gd/WKSTQg
    46. Katie
      Friday, September 30th, 2011
      Stronger flavor: use concentrated juice as opposed to Jello and add an extra envelope or two of gelatin. You can also add a tablespoon or two of honey to sweeten them (since jello mixes have a lot of sugar in them).

      Cinnamon bear question : You could melt the little cinnamon red hotts into the gelatin. Then use either a cherry, raspberry, apple or other "red" juice. Doesn't really matter what because, for the most part, the red hots color and flavor will dominate.

      Sticking problem: next time, lightly lightly oil the mold. To release already stuck on ones, put the mold lightly on a dish of warm water. NOT HOT. Just lukewarm, that should help the gelatin to melt a little and release from mold. Your shapes will not be as nice but it should get them out.
    47. Elaine Gibson
      Thursday, September 15th, 2011
      These are awesome. Made them in deep Christmas molds. The thick ones are much more satisfying than the thinner ones.
      They taste like Jell-O, of course, because they are Jell-O.
      Don't keep them in the fridge. They get chewy in an undesirable kind of way.
    48. Monday, September 12th, 2011
      I LOVE THIS !!! I WILL DEFINETLEY TRY THIS !!!
    49. Marissa
      Thursday, July 28th, 2011
      Do these taste like jello? Or actual gummys?
    50. Sunday, July 24th, 2011
      In the fridge cant wait much longer tweaked the recipe added hot sauce and cinnamon let ya know how they come out
    51. Thursday, July 21st, 2011
      These were simple to make, my only problem is that the gummies are not releasing from the mold. I tried freezing it and it still won't release. Any ideas-I don't want to ruin anymore of them.
    52. Friday, July 15th, 2011
      Really like your blog ,because are very interesting articles here ,thanks for that .I will return later for other items.
    53. Thursday, July 7th, 2011
      Great recipe. I added Vitamin C crystals (ascorbic acid) to make them sour, both in the mixture and dusted on the outside.
      http://tinyurl.com/4yffvfx
    54. Thursday, July 7th, 2011
      One WORD >>> YUMMY .... thank you so much for sharing..i just love it
    55. Thursday, June 30th, 2011
      Love this idea! Do you think it would be possible to use fruit juice and (extra) unflavored gelatin instead of jello to make them a little bit healthier?? Would be very interested in finding out if anyone has tried this!! Thanks for the tutorial, ADORABLE!
    56. Christie
      Sunday, May 22nd, 2011
      I made a similar recipe with my step kids last year, and agree with your son about some of them not being very flavorful. I was thinking that if we made them again, we'd use a fruit juice instead of water. Nothing mild like apple juice, maybe cranberry juice or lemonaide.

      The kids, on the other hand, thought they were about the coolest thing ever. They'd never made candy before so were pretty impressed with themselves. And that was, after all, the point!
    57. tashian
      Saturday, May 21st, 2011
      Hi,
      The idea was S-O thrilling, so we had to try.

      Appearntly, we were not very successful- it tastes great, but it wouldn't leave the molds... So we had to actually scratch it out.

      Could you please help? any ideas why did this happen?

      Many thanks :)
    58. Thursday, April 21st, 2011
      Can't wait to try this one! We can never keep enough Gummies in the house!
    59. Saturday, April 9th, 2011
      Oh my WORD. These look so fun to make! I can hardly wait to get to the grocery store. Hello, cherry flavored jello...hello cherry gummi bears!! Thanks for a great tutorial. :-)
    60. Monday, April 4th, 2011
      Hmmmmm...you made me crave for some jelly gummies :S
    61. Thursday, February 24th, 2011
      Thank you very much!
    62. Lori
      Wednesday, February 2nd, 2011
      Could these be adapted to taste like cinnamon bears?
    63. Saturday, January 29th, 2011
      Ha! So cute. Ours are almost identical with the stars! What a fun recipe!

      I used more water and gelatin though. Did you find yours to be soft? Mine seemed to be just chewy enough :)

      http://www.therookiechef.com/2009/07/homemade-gummi-bears.html
    64. Thursday, December 30th, 2010
      Love this! We did a large batch and poured it in a teddy bear cake pan. Huge Gummi Bear. Thank you!
    65. Felicia
      Thursday, December 30th, 2010
      Hello!

      I tried making the gummy bear but it's a little too sticky! How do make it less sticky? Because it gets rather difficult to get the gummies out of the mold.

      Please help! Thanks :)
    66. Sarah
      Monday, November 8th, 2010
      I didn't know these were so easy to make or I would have made some a lot sooner! I think it's pretty simple.. I wonder if you could add real fruit juice to make some a little healthier. Gonna try!

      -Sarah
    67. candylover
      Thursday, July 22nd, 2010
      i mean jello not jelly
    68. candylover
      Thursday, July 22nd, 2010
      can i use something else other thn flavoured gelatine or jelly??..because i dont have these at my country...
    69. Monday, July 12th, 2010
      Those look so yummy!! I wish I weren't restricting my diet!!
    70. Monday, June 28th, 2010
      Home made sweets. You can use vegetal gelatine (agar-agar) instead. With no artificial colorant, it is perfect! And so fun to mold their shape. Les bonbons, c'est tellement bon.
    71. Thursday, May 20th, 2010
      What a great idea! I definitely want to try this recipe :) I love gummi candy!
    72. Sarasvati fautheree
      Wednesday, April 14th, 2010
      Tried this recipe with sugar free to avoid the sorbitol that's often used in factory made sugar free gummy bears, and it worked! I did a batch with sugar too, so here's the downlow: sugar free settle more in the mold as they cool, they are more flavor-intense, they melt faster and once activated with saliva they have a texture that leaves a little more of an aftertaste. That said, I like them, so if you want to nix the extra calories without having to reach for the pepto bismol, you may want to give it a go. The flavor reminds me of when we used to lick kool-aid off our palms at school recess when we were kids.
    73. Tuesday, March 16th, 2010
      I love these. I'm going to make a bunch of them for the "Easter Bunny" to bring to my toddler. I added this link to my blog round up of things I'm going to try to make for Easter!
    74. Wednesday, March 10th, 2010
      This is absolutely brillant! I can't wait to give these a try!
    75. Saturday, March 6th, 2010
      I stumbled this one!!! It's great...thanks for sending it over!
    76. Sunday, February 21st, 2010
      Any chance of a recipe for all natural (fruit juice based) ones? My kids would love these but I'd love a healthier version. It would justify all the trouble (I mean fun!) much more on my part! :)
    77. KTC
      Monday, February 15th, 2010
      i just made these for valentine's day! they were delightful. check them out on my blog: http://thisiswhyktcishot.blogspot.com/
    78. Saturday, February 6th, 2010
      LOVE, LOVE, LOVE Gummies....so I am will be trying this tomorrow !!!
      THANK YOU !!!
    79. AiRuiJia
      Saturday, January 30th, 2010
      Just made two batches and they are great. The Boy loves them. For the first batch, I used one candy mold and with the little gel left I poured it into a small metal fish shaped mold (like for salmon mousse). And for the second I just used the fish molds. They look like giant 'swedish fish' except that they are green. Thanks for the post!
    80. Justine
      Sunday, January 17th, 2010
      I'm following the directions and I've made two batches, but these just do not taste right. Any ideas?
    81. Wednesday, January 13th, 2010
      This looks pretty cool. I just recently started buying candy molds to do with chocolate, but this looks great for variety.

      Let me ask a question though, do these need to be eaten right away because they are made from jello? Do they need to be kept in the fridge or can they be room temp?

      :)

      ndisilvio @ gmail . com
      • Wednesday, January 13th, 2010
        The gummies can be kept at room temperature.
    82. Wednesday, January 13th, 2010
      I did this my daycare kid and he loved it. Thank you so much for sharing this.
    83. Rob B.
      Wednesday, January 13th, 2010
      This is the best thing I've read in a while. Especially with different flavor combination. Definitely going to add this one to the book, thank you very much.
    84. da rippa
      Tuesday, January 12th, 2010
      I saw a show on how gummies were made. Instead of casting in molds, an impression was made cornstarch and gummy syrup was poured in. When cooled, the trays were flipped over and the corn starch was reused. The gummies were "polished" with a bit of mineral oil. Pretty cool DIY project!
    85. Joe
      Tuesday, January 12th, 2010
      thanks for sharing this. i can't wait to try with my girl.
    86. Tuesday, January 12th, 2010
      This is so inviting. I am going to make my own Gummi bears / whatever shapes I want. Great idea to make a kid's day.
    87. Monday, January 11th, 2010
      Fantastic! I'm making these today with my kiddos. I also plugged this on Cook Play Explore's Facebook page. Thanks for sharing it!
    88. Barb
      Sunday, January 10th, 2010
      I can't use regular flavored gelatine because I'm allergic to the food colorings they add...do you think it would work using just plain gelatine but substituting juice for the water to get the flavor?
    89. JJ
      Sunday, January 10th, 2010
      Might be a silly question, but what's the corn starch on the backs do? Does leaving that out make a big difference?
    90. anna
      Sunday, January 10th, 2010
      Oh I wish I could make these, I used to love gummy candies - but I can't get my head around the fact that it's made of pigs' bones!
    91. jason
      Sunday, January 10th, 2010
      any tips on making these vegetarian friendly?
    92. Bob Kew
      Saturday, January 9th, 2010
      I made some of these before Christmas for a friend at work. She said "I'll love you forever!" ;->

      The recipes I found use one package of Jello and 5 to 7 envelopes of unflavoured gelatin (I used 5) with half a cup of water. I made one batch with Jello and 5 envelopes plain, and another with about 1/3 cup of honey, 7 envelopes of plain, and the half cup of water. (I'd use more honey next time, maybe half a cup.) Since I had no molds, I put each batch in a little pan I folded out of foil, about 4 inches by 6, and put it on a small baking sheet. I stuck it in the freezer for 5 or 10 minute to set.

      Both turned out pretty good. But then, maple syrup would be good (have to adjust the water), or maybe molasses or brown sugar. Or infuse some cardamom in the water for a day or two, or cinnamon, or ginger (Yum!), or whatever spices you like. Wine might work too; I think the gelatin sets even with some alcohol around.

      I saw a list of fruit juices NOT to use, including pineapple and kiwi - those will keep it from setting.

      I might be talking myself into making another batch.
    93. Jenny Lamb
      Saturday, January 9th, 2010
      mine turned out awesome! i posted on FB to share with my friends!
    94. sean
      Saturday, January 9th, 2010
      Anyone know where to get molds that look like turtles?
    95. kate
      Saturday, January 9th, 2010
      You could also use the gummi mixture for these: http://www.instructables.com/id/Edible_Shot_Glasses/
    96. bj
      Saturday, January 9th, 2010
      @Giana, you could try using agar instead of gelatin.
    97. Saturday, January 9th, 2010
      This is awesome! I never thought making gummy bears would be so easy. Thanks for posting!

      I saw this in Craftzine & had to stop by.
    98. Jeremy
      Saturday, January 9th, 2010
      @ dawn

      You can print this. Just copy and paste it in Word or whatever you use and then print it.
    99. Tony
      Saturday, January 9th, 2010
      FOR DAWN

      All we needed was 1 -3 oz box of flavored gelatin and 2 - 1/4 oz packages of unflavored gelatin, water and candy molds. (we used two candy molds)

      Place 1/3 cup water in a small sauce pan. Sprinkle the Jello and unflavored gelatin over the water. Let sit 5 - 10 minutes. (If you like chewier gummi candy add in another packet of unflavored gelatin.)

      Place sauce pan over medium heat and stir until gelatin is dissolved, about 2-5 minutes. When mixture is liquid and all gelatin has dissolved, remove from heat. Let cool a minute and then pour into a container that is easy to pour from. I use a small ceramic creamer pitcher.

      Fill molds. If you save the inside of the advent calendar for projects like do, it works perfect! The sheet of star molds worked a bit better than the bears because they are a bit deeper. However, I must say we were just needing an activity so our standards were pretty low--- we thought they all turned out great!


      Allow to cool completely, about 20 minutes. They may be placed in a refrigerator for about 10 minutes if the kids are eager.

      Once cool, the backs can be lightly dusted with corn starch, if desired.

      Peel the gummi candy out of the molds. Don't be shy, you won't hurt them when peeling them from the molds. No need to oil the molds!

      Enjoy!
    100. Friday, January 8th, 2010
      thanks for the recipe! do you think it will work with silicone molds?
    101. Friday, January 8th, 2010
      Making these for my 4 year olds! Thanks so much!!! I found heart-shaped ice cube trays at Target, two for $2.50. Can't wait til they are done!!
    102. Friday, January 8th, 2010
      Posting this on FB & I loooove this idea!
    103. Karen
      Friday, January 8th, 2010
      Target has heart-shaped molds in their dollar spot. They are sillicone ice-cube trays, but they have a softer back so they pop out just fine. Thanks for the idea!
    104. Friday, January 8th, 2010
      These are so easy and so cute! I just made them and I love them! I used Strawberry Jello and they have awesome flavor. I just wish one batch made more!
      I used ice cube trays that I got at dollar tree over halloween! So we have little skulls to eat!
      They were easy to unmold but very sticky!
      SO TASTY!
    105. Friday, January 8th, 2010
      Oh yum, this is dangerous :)
    106. Friday, January 8th, 2010
      I can't wait to make these with my Granddaughter! THANKS for sharing!:)
    107. Friday, January 8th, 2010
      Awesome! Thank you!
    108. Thursday, January 7th, 2010
      This is an excellent idea. My little crafty 3 year old will love this.
    109. Thursday, January 7th, 2010
      A while back, I made these apple jellies from Lottie & Doof- http://www.lottieanddoof.com/2008/10/apple-jellies/. They are a bit sticky (thus the sugar coating). Boy, would it be nice if they could be put in molds. My children are delighted enough with the yummy sugar-coated squares. But I'm sure molding them would be beyond exciting.
    110. Kris
      Thursday, January 7th, 2010
      So awesome!!! i just saw advent calendars on sale at my grocery store for 45 cents!!! trying this right now!!
    111. Straylight
      Thursday, January 7th, 2010
      How about using a Kool-Aid package to add extra flavor? Would that possibly work?
    112. Giana
      Thursday, January 7th, 2010
      Can you make these without the gelatin?
    113. Thursday, January 7th, 2010
      My goodness! How freaking cool is this?! Thanks for the great how-to!
    114. Thursday, January 7th, 2010
      Ok, we just made these and the kids thought they were awesome. We used a box of lemon jello-o and instead of water we used orange juice. They had lots of flavor! If I had orange jell-o I would have used that but they were still a good mixture of tart and sweet chewiness. :)
    115. Thursday, January 7th, 2010
      How clever! We just made our second batch of homemade marshmallows last night and the kids love them. I think I might use my mini muffin silicone "pan" to make these gummis. Keep the good ideas flowing. :)
    116. Dawn
      Thursday, January 7th, 2010
      I wish there was a way to print just the recipe.
    117. Wednesday, January 6th, 2010
      This is AWESOME!! My 4 year old will love this, and I have lots of candy molds from before I had kids (and thus the time to make chocolates!!)
    118. Wednesday, January 6th, 2010
      This is such a great idea. You are full of great ideas. I added a link to your blog just yesterday for the candy cane idea. I found that last year, probably on your site, and loved it. Thanks for sharing. I also emailed you before the end of the year and just resent the email. Will you check to make sure it didn't end up in your spam? I had a couple of questions for you so I could finish one of your projects. Thanks Cindy!
    119. Wednesday, January 6th, 2010
      no way... i love gummi candy and will definitly add this to my list of fun things to do!
    120. Wednesday, January 6th, 2010
      I've been looking for a recipe like this! My kids love fruit snacks and I figured it could be done with gelatin, I just hadn't figured out how! Thanks!
    121. elaine
      Wednesday, January 6th, 2010
      i am so excited to try this! My girls are still home for 1 more week. And the Christmas buzz is wearing thin for them. This will be a fun craft to do!!!
    122. Wednesday, January 6th, 2010
      I also posted this on my blog with a link to your site so my followers can find your awesome blog:)
    123. Wednesday, January 6th, 2010
      Wow! That's a great idea:)
    124. Wednesday, January 6th, 2010
      What a great idea!! I'm going to have to try this!! Thanks for shaing. I'm linking this post to my blog so I can come back to it!
    125. Wednesday, January 6th, 2010
      how cool! thanks for sharing:)
    126. Annegret
      Wednesday, January 6th, 2010
      We all love gummies! I will try your recipe. Thank you very much.

      Annegret
    127. Silvelaine
      Wednesday, January 6th, 2010
      Que divertivo!!! É uma brincadeira gostosa...
      What fun...
    128. Wednesday, January 6th, 2010
      Love this....We are totally going to try it out! Can you tell us how to store them and how long they will last? Should they be refrigerated? My kids will love these!
      • Wednesday, January 6th, 2010
        They don't need to be refrigerated, just keep them in an air tight container or zip lock bag.

        Any flavor of jello should work!
    129. Wednesday, January 6th, 2010
      How simple is that? I love the idea....now all I need to do is find some cheap molds. Thanks for sharing!
    130. Wednesday, January 6th, 2010
      I'm planning to make all the Easter candy homemade this year and these are PERFECT!!
    131. Wednesday, January 6th, 2010
      ooo how fun, cute and delish! i love gummies and i love jello!
    132. Wednesday, January 6th, 2010
      I love this! My kids love gummy creatures. I do have a bunch of jello in the cabinet. Do you think that I could use any flavor? Now I just need to go find some candy molds. Hee Hee.
    133. Wednesday, January 6th, 2010
      I make these with the Sugar Free Jello, and they are so addictive! The Walmart Brand Jello(Sugar~Free) has excellent flavor!
      Thanks for sharing!
      Nancy
      www.coeurdalenegifts.com
    134. Shelley C
      Wednesday, January 6th, 2010
      Looks like fun! I emailed this to my daughter in law.
    135. Wednesday, January 6th, 2010
      I am excited to try them. I bought lots of gelatin with hopes of making marshmallows but since that didn't happen I will make these. My kids will love them. Thanks for another great idea.
    136. Wednesday, January 6th, 2010
      Fun! How do you store them?
    137. Dianne
      Wednesday, January 6th, 2010
      Can you use sugar free jello?
      • Wednesday, January 6th, 2010
        I don't see why you couldn't use sugar free Jello.