• 2/15 Nat'l Gumdrop Day 1

    From Dave Drum@1:2320/105 to All on Wed Feb 14 16:31:00 2024
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    Title: Quick & Easy Gumdrops
    Categories: Five, Snacks, Candies
    Yield: 64 Pieces

    3/4 oz (3 env) unflavored gelatin
    1/2 c + 3/4 c water; divided
    1 1/2 c Sugar
    1/2 ts Raspberry extract
    Red food coloring
    Add'l sugar

    In a small bowl, sprinkle gelatin over 1/2 cup water;
    let stand 5 minutes. In a small saucepan, bring sugar
    and remaining water to a boil over medium heat, stirring
    constantly. Add gelatin; reduce heat. Simmer 5 minutes,
    stirring frequently. Remove from heat; stir in extract
    and food coloring as desired.

    Pour into a greased 8" square pan. Refrigerate, covered,
    3 hours or until firm.

    Loosen edges of candy from pan with a knife; turn onto a
    sugared work surface. Cut into 1-in squares; roll in
    sugar. Let stand, uncovered, at room temperature until
    all sides are dry, turning every hour, 3-4 hours. Store
    between layers of waxed paper in an airtight container
    in the refrigerator.

    NOTE: For lemon gumdrops, use lemon extract and yellow
    food coloring. For orange gumdrops, use orange extract,
    yellow food coloring and a drop of red food coloring.

    Leah Rekau, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

    Makes: 64 pieces (1 pound)

    RECIPE FROM: https://www.tasteofhome.com

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