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Gummy Candy Recipe

It only takes a few ingredients to learn how to make gummies at home. Making candy with gelatin is easy and by using Jello you can pick your favorite flavors.
Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time5 minutes
20 minutes
Course: Dessert, Snack
Cuisine: American, German
Keyword: best recipes, candy, gummy
Author: Cindy Hopper


  • plastic or silcone candy molds


  • 1 3 oz box of flavored gelatin
  • 2 1/4 oz packages of unflavored gelatin
  • 1/3 cup water


  • Place 1/3 cup of water in a small saucepan.
  • Sprinkle the Jello and unflavored gelatin over the water. Let sit for 5 - 10 minutes. If you like chewier gummi candy add in another packet of unflavored gelatin.
  • Place saucepan over medium heat and stir until gelatin is dissolved about 2-5 minutes. When the mixture is liquid and all gelatin has dissolved, remove from heat.
  • Let mixture cool a minute and then pour into a container that is easy to pour from.
  • Fill molds. There is no need to oil the molds!
  • Allow to cool completely, about 20 minutes. They may be placed in a refrigerator for about 10 minutes if the kids are eager to eat these DIY gummy bears.
  • Once cooled to room temperature, 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.