It's almost Easter and we are busy getting ready for the Easter bunny to com by making our own homemade gumdrops.
Have you seen our Easter basket stuffer post? It has some fantastic ideas for non candy Easter baskets and organic, natural and even gluten free stocking stuffers.
Today we are sharing a recipe for homemade gum drops. These are a great homemade Easter basket stuffer. We used essential oils and natural root beer extract. I worried that these would be ridiculously hard to make but they weren't. If you can make jello and boil water, you can make these.
There is just one drawback to this recipe: the amount of sugar is a lot. A lot. But unlike regular gumdrops you buy from the store, they don't contain high fructose corn syrup as well as sugar so you have some control. You also don't have to worry about artificial colors and flavors. This recipe doesn't have it.
Recipe adapted from Parents Magazine