Candy Gumdrops (Fat Free)

READY IN: 24hrs




  • In a saucepan, combine the applesauce, unflavored gelatin, the Jello powder, sugar and the 1 tsp lemon juice; bring to a boil then boil for 1 minute stirring frequently.
  • Fill a loaf pan up with very cold water and then pour the water out of the pan, immediately pour the gelatin mixture into the wet pan.
  • Allow the loaf pan to cool for 10 minutes and then put it in the refrigerator for about 3 hours or until gelatin is firm.
  • To remove the candy out of the pan turn the pan upside down and lay a warm wet towel on the pan (this will "melt" the sugar just a bit, and the gumdrop loaf will pop right out).
  • If desired before cutting them you may place the gumdrop loaf back in the fridge to harden further before slicing into small pieces (this is not really necessary but will aid in cutting them better) remove from fridge and cut the candy into very small squares (here's a tip, when cutting the candy into small squares dip the knife into warm water to avoid the candy from sticking to the knife).
  • Transfer the small pieces onto an ungreased cookie sheet.
  • Allow to dry (at room temperature) for at least 8 hours.
  • After the candy has dried pour some sugar into a bowl then coat the candy pieces in the sugar.