Pina Colada Fruit Jellies

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Fruit jellies are a simple and sweet treat, but when you give them a pina colada flavor, you just might find them addicting.

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Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
5 mins
Additional Time:
23 hrs 45 mins
Total Time:
1 day
Servings:
8
Yield:
8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup granulated sugar

  • ¾ cup Mott's® Natural Applesauce

  • 1 (3 ounce) package pineapple-flavored gelatin mix (such as Jell-O®)

  • 1 (.25 ounce) package unflavored gelatin

  • 3 teaspoons freshly squeezed lime juice

  • ¾ teaspoon coconut extract

  • ½ cup granulated sugar for coating

Directions

  1. Spray an 8x8-inch baking dish with non-fat cooking spray. Place dish in refrigerator.

  2. Combine granulated sugar, applesauce, pineapple-flavored gelatin, unflavored gelatin, lime juice, and coconut extract in saucepan.

  3. Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring constantly. Boil for about 1 minute. Remove saucepan from heat, and cool at room temperature for about 10 minutes. (Do not pour boiling hot liquid into a chilled glass dish.)

  4. Remove baking dish from refrigerator, and pour warm mixture into the cooled baking dish. Refrigerate until firm, 1 to 2 hours.

  5. When firm, remove from refrigerator, lift one side with a spatula, and turn out onto a cutting board or parchment paper sprinkled with granulated sugar.

  6. Using a sharp knife, cut gelatin into squares or use a small cookie cutter for decorative shapes. Coat the jellies on all sides with sugar. Place on a rack, and allow to dry overnight.

  7. Store in an airtight container.

Cook's Note:

If you want a thicker piece of candy, use a smaller baking dish

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

199 Calories
50g Carbs
2g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 199
% Daily Value *
Sodium 40mg 2%
Total Carbohydrate 50g 18%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Total Sugars 49g
Protein 2g
Vitamin C 1mg 3%
Calcium 1mg 0%
Potassium 4mg 0%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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