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Fruit Jellies

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Ingredients
  Unflavored gelatin 2 Tablespoon (2 Envelopes)
  Sugar 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Cold water 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Light corn syrup 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Lemon juice 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Lemon flavoring/Orange / mint / strawberry flavoring 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Food coloring 3 Drop (Adjust Quantity As Needed)
  Sugar/Cornstarch 2 Tablespoon (For Dredging)
Directions

Mix gelatin and sugar in a large, heavy saucepan, slowly mix in water, then syrup; insert candy thermometer.
Heat over moderate heat, stirring constantly, until sugar dissolves, then cook without stirring to 222° F.
Gently set pan in a larger pan half full of cold water and cool jelly to 160° F.
Mix in lemon juice, flavoring, and appropriate color.
Pour into an oiled 9"x9"x2" pan and cool to room temperature.
Refrigerate overnight, turn out on wax paper sprinkled with sugar or cornstarch, ease jelly out and sprinkle top with sugar or cornstarch.
Cut in 1" squares with a knife dipped in hot water.
Let dry 2-3 hours and store airtight.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Chilling
Dish: 
Candy
Interest: 
Holiday, Party
Ingredient: 
Gelatin
Preparation Time: 
240 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
270 Minutes
Servings: 
9

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