Sweeten Your Next Party with Homemade Gumdrops

117 gumdrops SERVINGS


  • 4 tbsp gelatin
  • 1 cup cold water
  • 3 cups fruit juice
  • Vegetable coloring
  • 2 cups sugar


  • Soak gelatin in cold water for 5 minutes. Bring fruit juice to a boil. Add the gelatin to the boiling fruit juice, stirring constantly. Add 2 drops of vegetable coloring, if desired. Pour into a greased, 9-by-13-inch cake pan and let stand overnight in your refrigerator.
  • The next morning, cut into 1-by-1-inch squares; toss squares in granulated sugar. Let stand 2 days to crystallize. Audrey Carli Iron River, Michigan

Family recipes have long sweetened our holidays and provided fun bonding time. Here’s a homemade gumdrops recipe that we’ve had great success with over the years.

Need Help? Call 1-800-234-3368