CANDY MAKING RECIPES forum: Pineapple Jellies

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Nov 11, 2010 8:58 PM CST
Name: Just call me Lynxx :)
South Florida, 9B
Lover of planet earth
I love these tasty little jellies. They are the closest to the famous Washington State 'Applets and Cotlets' as I've ever had. very delicious, and great for holidays too.
Pineapple Jellies
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1 20 oz. can crushed pineapple, undrained
2 (1/4 oz) envelopes Knoxx unflavored gelatin
1 1/2 cups sugar
1 tbsp lemon juice
1/2 cup chopped walnuts
powdered sugar or cornstarch
Powdered sugar or tempered dipping chocolate

Butter an 8 inch baking pan, set aside. In a small bowl, combine 1/2 cup of the pineapple and the gelatin, stir until well mixed. Set aside. in a 2 quart saucepan, combine 3/4 cup of the pineapple with sugar and lemon juice. Stir with a wooden spoon until well mixed. (You will have extra pineapple) Place over medium heat and stir constantly until mixture comes to a boil. Boil for 10 minutes, stirring constantly to prevent scorching. Add gelatin-pineapple
mixture and boil, stirring constantly, 3 minutes more. Then mix the walnuts into the pan. Pour into prepared pan. . Refrigerate overnight. Lightly dust waxed paper with cornstarch or powdered sugar. Use a spatula, loosen candy from pan and flip onto waxed paper. cut into 1 inch squares, roll in powdered sugar or dip in tempered chocolate. Store in an airtight container. Store in refrigerator or very cool area. Makes 64 pieces.
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