October 03, 2008

Homemade Gummie Bears

By 1997 our family was falling into a 'tradition' (although I didn't know it at the time) of having Family Movie Night. First held on Fridays, that evolved to Saturdays once our oldest daughter started high school and she was a varsity cheerleader on Friday night football games. The kids (and all their friends) would soon come to know that Saturday nights meant homemade pizza's at 6:30 and a movie in the basement after.

Todays post celebrates Family Movie Night. Rent a movie, make some popcorn, some Gummies and grab a can of soda! Let the show begin.

Homemade Gummie Bears
(candy molds are needed)

1 small box jello with sugar (sugar free doesn't work well in this one)
7 envelopes of unflavored gelatin powder
1/2 c water

Mix in a cold saucepan until the mixture resembles playdoh. Place pan over low heat and stir until melted. Pour into plastic candy molds. Place in the freezer until firm (about 5 minutes). Take out of the molds.Print Friendly and PDF