These homemade gummies with Jello are so delicious and easy to make! The kids will love helping you make these homemade gummy snacks but they will actually enjoy eating them more! And to get into the spirit for St Patrick’s Day, these gummies made with Jello are made into the shape of shamrocks. But you really could take this homemade gummies recipe and make any shape you’d like! You could do hearts for Valentine’s Day, little easter eggs for Easter, etc. The possibilities are endless really!

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St Patrick's Day Shamrock Treat

St Patrick’s Day is a festive holiday to make some green treats! We love how easy these homemade shamrock gummies are to make. And if you’re picking up some of the supplies- be sure to see how to make homemade gummy bears as well!

Shamrock St Patrick's Day Treat Idea

St Patrick’s Day Treat Idea

Ingredients/Supplies Needed:

Here are the ingredients you will need for these homemade gummies made with Jello:

– 1 ½ cups Applesauce

– 2 ¼ cup Sugar plus a little extra to roll the gummies in

– 2- 3oz. Boxes of Lime Jell-O

– 2 packs of Unflavored Gelatin

– Shamrock Cookie Cutter

Ingredients for Shamrock Gunmies

 

Steps to Make The Shamrock Homemade Gummies with Jello

 

1. Mix all of the ingredients in a saucepan over Medium to High heat. Stir until it reaches a boil. Boil for one minute.

Mix Ingredients to Make Shamrock Gummies

2. Remove from heat and pour into a parchment lined 13×9 baking dish. The parchment paper will allow for easier removal.

Make Shamrock Gummies

3. Place the baking dish in the refrigerator to cool for 2 hours or until set. Once set, remove from the pan and dust the tops with sugar.

5.  Using your cookie cutter, cut out the shamrock shapes.  To prevent sticking, dip the cookie cutter in sugar after cutting the first shamrock out.

DIY Shamrock Gummies

6. Take the gummy shamrock and roll in sugar to coat the bottom and sides. Set aside on a parchment lined cookie sheet.

DIY Shamrock Gummies

7. Can be kept stored in an airtight container. To keep longer, store in the refrigerator and they should last up to two weeks.

Shamrock St Patrick's Day Treat

You have to admit these Shamrock homemade gummy candies made with Jello look so good! And this homemade gummy recipe was super simple to do you won’t want to buy the store-bought kind anymore!

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Shamrock Homemade Gummies with Jello

An easy homemade gummies recipe for St Patrick's Day

Ingredients

  • 1.5 Cups Applesauce
  • 2.25 Cup Sugar
  • 2 Lime Jell-O 3 oz boxes
  • 2 Packs of Unflavored Gelatin
  • 1 Shamrock Cookie Cutter

Instructions

  1. Mix all of the ingredients in a saucepan over Medium to High heat. Stir until it reaches a boil. Boil for one minute.
  2. Remove from heat and pour into a parchment lined 13x9 baking dish. The parchment paper will allow for easier removal.
  3. Place the baking dish in the refrigerator to cool for 2 hours or until set. Once set, remove from the pan and dust the tops with sugar.
  4. Using your cookie cutter, cut out the shamrock shapes. To prevent sticking, dip the cookie cutter in sugar after cutting the first shamrock out.
  5. Take the gummy shamrock and roll in sugar to coat the bottom and sides. Set aside on a parchment lined cookie sheet.
  6. Can be kept stored in an airtight container. To keep longer, store in the refrigerator and they should last up to two weeks. 

St Patrick's Day Treat Idea

Kids will love helping you to make these homemade shamrock gummies! The best part is that they can have them as a little treat afterwards too!

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