Total Time
Prep 30 mins
Cook 10 mins

When you've got the kids home for the holidays you have to keep them entertained. Here is a recipe for do-it-yourself candy

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 3 packages unflavored gelatin (packages that come in a box each package represents about 3/4 tablespoon)
  • 2 tablespoons flavored Jello gelatin
  • 1 tablespoon Kool-Aid (flavor to match jello)
  • 12 cup ice water
  • candy molds


  1. In 1/2 cup of icy cold water, slowly add gelatin, kool aid and jello.
  2. Mix well.
  3. Allow to stand until mixture looks slushy.
  4. Microwave on high for 1 minute and 15 seconds (or just until top foams).
  5. With a large eyedropper or turkey baster fill candy molds.
  6. Put molds in freezer for 10 minutes.
  7. Remove from freezer, remove candy by bending mold and teasing candy away from sides.
  8. Store in airtight containers or Ziplock bag.
  9. Recipe makes enough to fill 2 and 1/2 molds that make 16-candies per mold.
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i would like to try these they look very good!