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Jolly Jellies

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Ingredients
  Sugar 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Unflavored gelatin 4 Tablespoon (4 Envelopes)
  Salt 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Water 2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)
  Lemon extract 3 Drop
  Peppermint oil 3 Drop
  Anise oil 3 Drop
  Yellow food color 3 Drop
  Green food color 3 Drop
  Red food color 3 Drop
Directions

MAKING
1) In a saucepan, place together sugar, gelatin, and salt
2) Stream in water and stir.
3) Cook, stirring often, until mixture boils.
4) Simmer for 15 minutes and take the pan away from heat.
5) Spoon 1 1/2 cups of the sugar mixture into a 7x4x2-inches pan.
6) Blend in lemon extract and yellow food coloring.
7) Spoon 1 cup of remaining mixture into each of two other pans.

FINALIZING
8) Mix in 2 drops oil of peppermint and green food coloring into one pan and 2 drops oil of anise and red food coloring into remaining.
9) Allow all the mixtures to stand at room temperature overnight, or until firm.
10) Using a knife loosen gelatin in each pan around edges.
11) Turn out on a cutting board sprinkled with sugar.

SERVING
12) Slice in small squares, roll in sugar and serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Simmering
Ingredient: 
Gelatin
Interest: 
Everyday, Kids
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
25 Minutes
Ready In: 
35 Minutes

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