Learn how to make your own Homemade Gumdrops with this easy and delicious recipe that is better than store-bought.

homemade gumdrops recipe

You’ll be so excited to know that you can make your own Homemade Gumdrops Recipe. It’s the perfect gift for family and friends and they are extremely easy to make.

You will never buy store-bought again, and they are so much tastier. You can pop them in cellophane with a bow or make Gumdrop Flowers as shown further down our post.

Homemade Gumdrops with Jello

via Taste of Home

We love the way that they have been displayed on Taste of Home. All you need is a tea-towel or holiday napkins, a box, burlap and a big bow!

Homemade Gumdrops Ingredients

  • 1/2 Cup of cold water
  • 30 (1.05oz) Grams of unflavoured gelatin
  • 3/4 Cup of water
  • 2 Cups of sugar
  • 4-5 Drops of food coloring
  • 1/2 Teaspoon of extract (peppermint, orange, lemon, etc)
  • Additional sugar for sprinkling and rolling your gumdrops

 Homemade Gumdrops Video Recipe -:

via Simple Cooking Channel 

We have included a Homemade Gumdrops Video and Recipe that you can follow along with from Simple Cooking Channel. When it comes to extracts, you can use (peppermint, orange, lemon, cinnamon, vanilla, in fact,  anything you like.

You will be thrilled to discover just how easy they are to make. To view, click Play above ^

Holiday Shaped Gumdrops

via Mom On Timeout

You can even make a Christmas Tree for your holiday table. Trish from Mom On Timeout has made hers in adorable shapes for the holidays and all you need are some cookie cutters.

They look great in the red and green too. Visit Trish now to see how to make your own Homemade Gumdrops. She has full instructions here. 

via diypedia 

How To Make Gumdrop Flowers

As mentioned earlier in our post, you can also make Gumdrop Flower Bouquets. All you need to do is pop a central Gumdrop on a Skewer and then surround it with loose Gumdrops and cover in cellophane. What a cute idea!

Want More Holiday Ideas?

As an Amazon Associate we earn from qualifying purchases.
Privacy policy  ·  Cookie policy.

Blue Ribbon Winning Coconut Ice Recipe

It's another famous Country Women Association (CWA) Recipe. WHOot contributor Nicole shares her award-winning, Coconut Ice Slice. It has won a staggering 22 blue ribbons. You won't want to miss this cracking recipe and it's NO BAKE and easy to make!

Apple French Toast Roll-Ups With Cream Cheese Filling

WHOot Contributor Ella is sharing these delicious Apple French Toast Roll-Ups and they are yum diddly scrum! This is a simple recipe that is perfect for desserts or any tiime at all. We have a quick video to show you how.

Gail’s Delicious Oven-Baked Donuts Recipe

Our WHOot Contributor Gail has knocked it out the park with her Oven Baked, no yeast Donut Recipe and they are better than anything from the bakery. You won't want to miss this easy and delicious treat.

Bacon And Spinach Cream Cheese Chicken

This Bacon Wrapped Spinach Cream Cheese Stuffed Chicken is mouthwatering and it gets rave reviews too. We have a quick video to show you how. Get the details now.

Quick And Easy Coffee Cake Like Nana Makes

This coffee cake is straight from WHOot Contributor Nicole's nana's kitchen. It's perfect with a cuppa and ohhhh so moist. You are going to love this one.

Daves Fully Loaded Mashed Potato Cakes

These Loaded Mashed Potato Cakes get rave reviews and boy are they delicious! Packed with bacon and cheese and other simple ingredients, it's the ultimate comfort food. We have the recipe and video to show you how.

Best Ever Cream Puffs Recipe

How good do these Cream Puffs look? If you are looking for a smple and uttterly delicious recipe to make, you cannot go past this dreamy, creamy treat. We have a quick video to show you how. Get the details now.

Best Ever Cream Cheese Frosting Recipe

This is the best cream cheese frosting recipe ever! With 4 ingredients it is perfect for piping and ideal for carrot cake and decorating.

These Cabbage Rolls Are Utterly Delicious

This Cabbage Rolls Recipe is one that you will make time and again. Using a handful of simple ingredients, this popular, old fashioned dish, packs a real flavor punch. We have the recipe and quick video to show you how.

4 Ingredient Peasant Bread Recipe

Making your own bread is the only way to fly. It doesn't have to be stressful either especially with this foolproof version because there's no need to knead! It's the famous 4 Ingredient Peasant Bread that tastes incredible and you are going to love it. Watch the video tutorial too.

The Famous 100 Cookie Recipe

It's the famous 100 cookie recipe that will ensure your barrel is never empty again! All you need is 4 ingredients to make 100 cookies from a single batch. We have plenty of great topping ideas you'll love too. Get the details now.

DIY Homemade Gluten Free Flours For Baking

Are you gluten intolerant? A huge percentage are and today we show you how to make your own Homemade Gluten-Free Flours for baking. We have pinnable charts plus a gluten conversion chart. We also have a chart with 9 amazing gluten-free baking tips and a video to show you how. Don't miss this info!