Homemade Gum Drops – St. Patrick’s Day Treat

Here's an easy St. Patrick's Day treat. Homemade Gum Drops! Perfect classroom St. Patrick's Day treat!Homemade Gum Drops – St. Patrick’s Day Treat

Sometimes, as a Mom I like to take time to actually MAKE a classroom treat vs buying one. However, I like easy, simple recipes. Especially ones that have just a few ingredients and will take very little of my time #winwin. Since my Gumdrops for Valentine’s Day was a huge hit, I thought I would try the same concept for St. Patrick’s Day!  So here’s an easy superduper simple, 4 ingredients or less St. Patrick’s Day treat!

 

Here's an easy St. Patrick's Day treat. Homemade Gum Drops! Perfect classroom St. Patrick's Day treat!

INGREDIENTS
1 1/2 cups Applesauce
2 1/4 cup Sugar
2 boxes (3 oz) Lime Jello
2 envelopes Unflavored Gelatin {like Knox}

 

DIRECTIONS
Grease 13×9 pan.
Combine all ingredients in a pan.

Here's an easy St. Patrick's Day treat. Homemade Gum Drops! Perfect classroom St. Patrick's Day treat!
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.

Here's an easy St. Patrick's Day treat. Homemade Gum Drops! Perfect classroom St. Patrick's Day treat!
Use shamrock 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.

Enjoy! This will definitely be a HUGE hit in the classroom!

Another popular recipe to definitely check out and REpin, is Valentine’s Day Gum Drops!

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Homemade Gum Drops - St. Patrick's Day Treat
 
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Ingredients
  • INGREDIENTS
  • 1½ cups Applesauce
  • 2¼ cup Sugar
  • 2 boxes (3 oz) Lime Jello
  • 2 envelopes Unflavored Gelatin {like Knox}
Instructions
  1. DIRECTIONS
  2. Grease 13x9 pan.
  3. Combine all ingredients in a pan.
  4. Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring constantly.
  5. Boil for a minute.
  6. Pour into prepared pan and refrigerate until set.
  7. Dust cutting board with sugar.
  8. Use a spatula to loosen sides and turn out onto cutting board.
  9. Dust top of Jello with sugar.
  10. Use shamrock shaped cookie cutter to cut out gum drops.
  11. Roll edges in extra sugar and set onto wax paper for 1 hour to dry out slightly.
  12. Store in an airtight container.

 

Tatanisha
Thanks for stopping by! I'm Tatanisha! When I'm not blogging here on the latest Meijer Deals, our latest travel adventures or stuffing my face with a budget-friendly recipe, you can find me over at A Worthey Read! I love to do simple DIY projects, drinking wine, watching the latest reality show or just having fun with family and friends. I'm always looking for ways to save money, but value quality over quantity. I enjoy reading and also finding out ways to keep up with the latest social media changes!
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  2. These looks so festive for St. Paddy’s Day. One of these days, I’m going to make these, and I’ll probably eat them all too! Thanks so much for sharing! Visiting from Sunday Features.

  3. These are so fun! Pinning and sharing. This would be perfect to share at Totally Terrific Tuesday. It goes live tonight at 9pm CST! I hope to see you there!

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  4. These are just adorable!!!! I’ve been wanting to try to make gum drops for the longest time, I’ll need to try some this spring. These look awesome!!!
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  5. These are so stinking cute! I saw your post in the link up and my eye was drawn to these treats that I had to check it out immediately! Thanks for sharing these yummy guys with us! :)

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  6. Wow, these are absolutely awesome! Thanks so much for sharing your recipe!
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  7. This is just so incredibly creative. I have never even thought about making my own candy like this. These shamrock candies look adorable! And such a versatile idea, can be applied to all the holidays.

    Thank you so much for linking it up at our SHARE IT ONE MORE TIME Saturdays – linky party. I hope to see you again this Saturday! ~ Rose, FineCraftGuild.com
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  8. My gosh! This snack idea is lovely! Thanks for sharing the recipe :)

  9. Looks delicious! And an easy treat idea. Love it! Pinned.
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  10. I so want to eat these right now!! super cute and I’ll bet they taste great, too :)
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