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Sugarless Licorice Stars

 Sugarless Licorice Stars
You can enjoy this candy even if you are on a restricted diet since it's sugar-free. Use small seasonal cutters to make shapes everyone will be sweet on.
42 ServingsPrep: 15 min. + chilling


  • 2 envelopes unflavored gelatin
  • 4 cups diet cherry soda, divided
  • 3 packages (.3 ounce each) sugar-free cherry gelatin
  • 2 teaspoons anise flavoring


  • In a large bowl, soften gelatin in 1/2 cup soda. In a small saucepan,
  • bring remaining soda to a boil. Remove from the heat; add to gelatin
  • mixture and mix well. Stir in flavored gelatin; until dissolved. Add
  • anise.
  • If necessary, skim foam. Pour into a 13-in. x 9-in. pan. Chill until
  • firm. Use small star-shaped or other holiday cutters or cut into
  • 1-in. squares. Store in the refrigerator. Yield: 7-9 dozen.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (2 each) equals 3 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 7 mg sodium, trace carbohydrate, 0 fiber, trace protein.