Cranberry Gumdrops Recipe
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.
- 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
- 1. 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.
- 2. 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).
- 3. 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.
1 serving (2 each) equals 85 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 11 mg sodium, 21 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 1 g protein.
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