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How To Make Your Own Sugar-Free Gummy Worms

OK, so this is not a medically brilliant post, but I thought I would share! For a low sugar snack, you can try making your own gummy worms! Thank you to whomever developed this fun treat!

Ingredients

  • 2 packages sugar free Jell-O
  • 2 packages plain gelatin
  • 1 cup boiling water
  • (optional) If you like sour gummies, you can add a packet of Kool-Aid to the ingredients

Directions

  1. Stir everything together until the powders are dissolved.
  2. Pour the mixture into a shallow plate and refrigerate.
  3. After it is hard, slice into worms and enjoy!

The whole recipe only has about 50 calories and includes 12 grams of protein – so enjoy!

Photo credit: digipam

This post, How To Make Your Own Sugar-Free Gummy Worms, was originally published on Healthine.com by Nancy Brown, Ph.D..


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One Response to “How To Make Your Own Sugar-Free Gummy Worms”

  1. WarmSocks says:

    Thank you for this recipe! We tried a couple batches then started experimenting. It was especially fun to let one pan set up, then cut it, rearrange the strips, and pour in a second flavor to get two-toned worms like the commercial variety. Our first experiment: 1/2 cup lemon juice, 2 pk knox, 12 pk splenda in an 8×8 pan makes a terrific lemon gummy worm.

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