Jellied Cranberry Nut Candy

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Sea Sun

By
@Seasun

This is a new recipe for me this year. It's so easy and the results are colorful, sparkling and delicious!

I have used cranberry and orange flavors of gelatin, however I prefer the extra kick the lemon adds.

NOTE: They will be soft the next day, but you will still be able to roll them in sugar (as mine are pictured). They will continue to become more set over a few days.

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Serves:
2 1/2 pounts of candy
Prep:
5 Min
Cook:
5 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

  • 1 Tbsp
    butter
  • 1 can(s)
    jellied cranberry sauce (14 ounces) not whole cranberry sauce
  • 1 3/4 c
    sugar (divided)
  • 2 pkg
    lemon gelatin (3 ounces)
  • 1 pkg
    orange gelatin (3 ounces)
  • 2 c
    chopped walnuts

How to Make Jellied Cranberry Nut Candy

Step-by-Step

  1. Line an 8-in. square pan with foil and grease the foil with 1 teaspoon butter, then set aside.
  2. In a large saucepan combine the cranberry sauce, 1 cup sugar and gelatin. Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring constantly. Boil for 1 minute. Remove from the heat and stir in walnuts.
  3. Pour into prepared pan. Cover and refrigerate overnight. (Alternatively, you can pour into buttered pan without foil. Though it may be a little more difficult to remove, it can be done with a metal spatula).
  4. Using foil, lift candy out of pan. Discard foil and cut into 1-in. squares. Roll in remaining sugar.
  5. Store at room temperature between layers of waxed paper in an airtight container. These are best when stored for at least three days before serving.

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About Jellied Cranberry Nut Candy

Course/Dish: Candies
Other Tag: Quick & Easy



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