Cran-Raspberry Jellies

Cran-Raspberry Jellies

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mamakittyto3 13

"These are my absolute favorite candy in the tin that my husband's aunt delivers each Christmas."

Ingredients

8 h 40 m servings 71 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 71 kcal
  • 4%
  • Fat:
  • 0.9 g
  • 1%
  • Carbs:
  • 16g
  • 5%
  • Protein:
  • 0.7 g
  • 1%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 21 mg
  • < 1%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Line an 8x8-inch pan with waxed paper; coat the paper with vegetable oil.
  2. Combine 1 cup sugar, jellied cranberry sauce, and raspberry Jell-O(R) mix in a saucepan over medium heat, stirring until sugar and gelatin have dissolved. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to low, and simmer 20 minutes, stirring often. Mix walnuts into candy.
  3. Pour candy into prepared pan and let set at room temperature overnight. Cut candy into squares and roll squares in sugar. Place sugared candies onto waxed paper to set.

Footnotes

  • Cook's Note:
  • Instead of waxed paper, a silicone pan can also be used. These don't store well for extended periods and may need to be rerolled in additional sugar. I don't like nuts in these, but the rest of the family uses walnuts.
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Even though I followed the recipe, my end product could not be cut into squares! I had to spoon the mixture onto the extra sugar, and roll the pieces around. These were easy to make, and have...

For those having trouble, make sure that you're using 16 oz. of cranberry sauce. They have changed the size of the cans now, and they only come with 14 oz.

FANTASTIC! I could've eaten the syrup, that's how good it smelled/tasted, lol. I did not add the optional nuts, b/c I don't think I would've cared for that. After pouring it into the pan, I let ...

I really enjoyed the flavor but I found the candy hard to work with. I ended up making jelly blobs because they just wouldn't slice. I did save the day however by dipping my blobs in chocolate ...

Ohmigosh...love! My new favorite 'candy' treat!!!!

I followed the recipe to the T, but it didn't set, and ended up being googey and a big mess. :(

The biggest mess I have ever created in my kitchen in 55 years of cooking. The jelly did not set up overnight. We ended up using scissors to scrape it off the oiled wax paper and cutting it into...