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Sour Patch Jello Grapes Recipe (Candy Grapes)

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 8 people
Calories: 243kcal
Make a sweet and sour healthy snack for the kids with this recipe for Candy Grapes. They’re easy to make and are a huge hit for children of all ages.
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Equipment

Ingredients

  • 1 pound seedless green grapes chilled
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice from 1 lime
  • ½ cup water
  • 15 ounces flavored gelatin mix 5 boxes, any flavors

Instructions

  • Line rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper. Set aside.
  • Pour the gelatin flavors into 5 separate small bowls.
    15 ounces flavored gelatin mix
  • Remove the stems and wash grapes.
    1 pound seedless green grapes
  • In a large bowl, add the grapes and water. Squeeze in the lime juice and toss to coat. Make sure grapes are wet.
    ½ cup water, 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • Place each grape on a toothpick then roll and dredge through gelatin, alternating colors.
  • Place on prepared sheet to set up. Gelatin will dry slightly.
  • Eat immediately or chill on sheet in a single layer.

Notes

  • Make sure to fully remove the stems from the grapes. No one wants to bite into a tough stem!
  • If you plan to feed these to young children, be sure to use seedless grapes to prevent choking. You may also want to cut the grapes in half.
  • These can be frozen but that makes them very very cold and hard for little mouths. We just chill them and we are happy campers.
Storage: Store candy grapes in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days or in the freezer for up to 3 months.

Nutrition

Calories: 243kcal | Carbohydrates: 59g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 250mg | Potassium: 116mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 55g | Vitamin A: 39IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 8mg | Iron: 1mg