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How to make Jelly Beans

Jelly Bean Recipe

  • Author: Alana
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 120 jelly beans 1x


Homemade jelly beans you can make any time using any flavor you can think of.


  1. 4 cups apple or white grape juice
  2. 12 tablespoons Knox unflavored gelatin powder
  3. ½ cup white sugar
  4. Flavoring extract of your choice – for this recipe I used pineapple extract, marshmallow extract, strawberry extract, popcorn extract, lime extract, raspberry extract, vanilla extract, cherry extract
  5. Food coloring to match your flavors – for this recipe I used yellow, white, red, green, blue

Kitchen equipment you’ll need:

  1. 2 jelly bean candy molds
  2. Cooking spray
  3. Dropper
  4. 8 small bowls


  1. Bloom the gelatin
  2. Heat the mixture
  3. Add flavor and color to the mixture
  4. Spray some cooking spray over the candy molds
  5. Pour the mixture into the molds
  6. Allow the jelly beans to rest
  7. Unmold and Store


Please scroll up to see each instruction step explained in detail.

  • Category: Candy
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