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Cranberry Gumdrops

 Cranberry Gumdrops
This unique treat combines two holiday favorites— the tangy flavor of cranberry and a sweet chewy candy. I've made them for years. They're popular with all ages.
30 ServingsPrep: 20 min. + standing Cook: 10 min.


  • 2 envelopes unflavored gelatin
  • 1/2 cup cold water
  • 1 can (16 ounce) jellied cranberry sauce
  • 2 cups sugar, divided
  • 3 packages (3 ounces each) raspberry gelatin
  • Additional sugar, optional


  • In a saucepan, sprinkle unflavored gelatin over water; let stand for
  • 2 minutes to soften. Add cranberry sauce and 1 cup of sugar; cook
  • over low heat until sauce is melted and sugar is dissolved, about 10
  • minutes. Whisk until smooth.
  • Remove from the heat and add raspberry gelatin; stir until completely
  • dissolved, about 3 minutes. Pour into an 8-in. square dish coated
  • with cooking spray. Cover and let stand at room temperature for 12
  • hours or overnight (do not refrigerate).
  • Cut into 1-in. squares; roll in remaining sugar. Place on baking
  • sheets; let stand at room temperature for 3 hours. Turn pieces over
  • and let stand 3 hours longer. Roll in additional sugar if desired.
  • Store in an airtight container at room temperature. Yield: about 5
  • dozen.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (2 each) equals 85 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 11 mg sodium,

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Cranberry Gumdrops (continued)

Nutritional Facts: 21 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 1 g protein.