Homemade Candy: DIY Gummy Bears 

Gummy bears are many people’s favorite choice of candy, thanks to their various flavors and jelly-like texture. We have to admit they’re not the healthiest choice when you buy them in a store but like with all things homemade, you can turn this around and make healthy gummy bears that suit your taste! Start with these incredible gummy bear ideas! 

1. Fruit and Honey Gummy Bears 

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Can you imagine eating gummy bears as a healthy snack, one that doesn’t throw off your healthy eating but actually contributes to it? With Mama Naturals‘ gummy bear recipe this can become your reality! These gummy bears carry all the benefits of fruit and use honey as a sweetener!

2. Paleo Gummy Bears 

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If you are currently following the very famous paleo diet, you’re likely not indulging into many sweets. Because life’s too short to fully give up candy, Bakerita found a way to make paleo gummy bears! You can eat as many of them as you want and still stay on top of your diet!

3. Pink Champagne Gummy Bears 

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There are some gummy bears that are meant for kids and some that are meant for adults! If you are hosting an adults-only celebration, the pink champagne gummy bears by The Suburban Soapbox are definitely going to be the biggest attraction among your champagne loving friends!

4. Sour Gummy Bears 

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If sweet gummy bears aren’t your thing, you can make your very own version of super sour gummy bears by following the steps shared by Bigger Bolder Baking! These gummy bears are a great mid-day snack when you’re feeling a bit tired and you need something sour to quickly lift you up!

5. Green Apple Gummy Bears 

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Kids aren’t usually too keen on eating fruits and veggies, but they do love candy! If your little one is protesting against eating apples, you can offer them these green apple gummy bears by Desserts with Benefits. It’s such a simple way to get them hooked on fruit!

6. Lemon Gummy Bears 

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Desserts with Benefits brings us another incredible idea for gummy bears that are perfect for kids – lemon gummy bears! If your little one is feeling a bit under the weather, vitamin C is of the utmost importance. Instead of suffering through drinking straight lemon juice, they can munch on some healthy candy!

7. Grape Gummy Bears 

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When you learn the secrets of making your own gummy bears, you soon realize that you can easily make candy flavored like your favorite fruit, however unusual. Are you struggling to find gummy bears that taste like grapefruit? With a little guidance from A Fork’s Tale you can now make them yourself!

8. Blueberry Gummy Bears

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After you eat a big portion of blueberry pancakes for breakfast, you can enjoy blueberries again as a mid-day sack in the form of these tasty gummy bears by Kirbie’s Cravings! They are a great option if you’ve been trying to increase your intake of fruit!

9. Rosé Gummy Bears

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Here’s another idea of adult gummy bears that are going to be an absolute hit at the next birthday celebration or a bachelorette party! This idea brings together the childlike feelings of indulging into candy and the adult love of Rosé! You can find the recipe at Sprinkle Bakes.

10. Chocolate Gummy Bears

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Most gummy bears taste like fruit but if you are a sworn chocoholic, you’re going to choose chocolate over fruit any given day. That’s why we’re bringing you this unique idea for chocolate gummy bears by In Sonnet’s Kitchen that is going to blow your mind!

11. Matcha Gummy Bears 

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Have you jumped onto the Matcha trend yet? Matcha is a superfood that has numerous health benefits! Most people drink it as a smoothie or a latte, but it that’s not something you enjoy, you can simply make yourself these superfood gummy bears! Find out how at Cooking with Janica.

12. Sugar-Free Gummy Bears 

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Last but not least, we wanted to include a gummy bear recipe for all of you who are determined to kick your sugar habit. We want to support you on your journey! Low Carb Yum shares a recipe for sugar-free gummy bears that easily rival their sugar-filled friends!

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