Holiday Goody Gummy Gumdrops

Our gumdrops sparkle with golden rich fall colors for the holidays.


Makes: 2 dozen gumdrops

4 Tbsp gelatin
1 cup cold water
1 ½ cups boiling water
4 cups sugar
¼ tsp flavored extract (lemon, cherry, or orange)
1 packet ColorKitchen Pink Food Color
1 packet ColorKitchen Yellow Food Color
Sugar for coating

1. In a large pot, soften gelatin in cold water for five minutes.
2. Stir in boiling water until gelatin dissolves.
3. Stir in sugar.
4. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat and boil for 25 minutes. Stir constantly.
5. In 2 small bowls mix color powder with ¼ tsp water. Mix until dissolved into paste.
6. Pour 2 cups gelatin mixture into glass container. Add first color paste and stir until completely blended.
7. Pour 2 cups gelatin mixture into second glass container. Add next color paste and stir until completely blended.
8. Pour into molds.
9. Cover pan and chill overnight in the refrigerator.
10. Remove from molds and roll in sugar to coat.
11. Place gumdrops on wax paper and leave at room temperature for two days to crystallize.

Store in an airtight container.


Gummy Worms


Gummy worms are a perfect Halloween party treat. Offering a bowl of bright red gummy worms is sure to make your guests (big or small) feel a little squeamish when dipping into the bowl.

Makes: a bowl of 30+ gummy worms

2 Tbsp gelatin
½ cup cold water
1 cup simple sugar syrup
1 packet ColorKitchen yellow + ¼  packet beet red
A couple drops of flavor extract (optional)

Stir gelatin and cold water in medium sized bowl. Leave to soften.
Heat simple sugar syrup.
Add hot sugar syrup to gelatin and stir until all the gelatin is dissolved.
Mix color powders in a small bowl with a couple drops of water until dissolved.
Once mixture has cooled slightly, add color and stir to blend.
Pour into ice cube tray or other mold.
Chill for a few hours or overnight.
Once firm, remove from tray and cut into strips.