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Healthy Cranberry Orange Gummy Candies


Do your kids love gummy candies? Try making some of your own with real fruit juice and essential oils—and rest easy knowing your kids are enjoying a healthy treat!


[recipe title=”Healthy Cranberry Orange Gummy Candies” servings=”Yield=1 1/4 cups (300 ml)” time=”15 minutes active; 1 hour inactive” difficulty=”Easy”]


  • 2/3 cup (160 ml) cranberry juice, divided
  • 1/3 cup (80 ml) orange juice
  • 3 Tbsp. (27 g) powdered gelatin
  • 1–2 Tbsp. (15–30 ml) honey (depending on sweetness preference)
  • 5–6 drops orange essential oil


  1. Pour 1/3 cup (80 ml) cranberry juice and 1/3 cup (80 ml) orange juice in a saucepan. Sprinkle the powdered gelatin over the liquid, and let sit for 5 minutes.
  2. Turn the heat to medium, and stir until the mixture gets bubbly and the gelatin dissolves. Whisk in the honey, and stir until completely dissolved.
  3. Stir in the rest of the cranberry juice (1/3 cup or 80 ml) and the essential oil.
  4. Pour into a silicone mold or mini ice cube tray, and refrigerate until set (about an hour).



  1. I need to try this with my grandkids!

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