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Homemade Gumdrops for Valentine’s Day


  • 1 1/2 cups Applesauce
  • 2 1/4 cup Sugar
  • 2 boxes 3 oz Strawberry Jello
  • 2 envelopes Unflavored Gelatin {like Knox}


  • Spray 13x9 pan with non-stick spray.
  • Combine all ingredients in a pan.
  • Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring constantly.
  • Boil for a minute.
  • Pour into prepared pan and refrigerate until set.
  • Dust cutting board with sugar.
  • Use a spatula to loosen sides and turn out onto cutting board.
  • Dust top of Jello with sugar.
  • Use heart shaped cookie cutter to cut out gum drops.
  • Roll edges in extra sugar and set onto wax paper for 1 hour to dry out slightly.
  • Store in an airtight container.