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Jelly Worms


To make these cool Squirmy Jelly Worms, all you will need is a set of straws and some jelly mix. This would make for perfect Halloween or April Fool's day snacks or decorations! Also try this with yellow jelly.

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  • 2 (3-ounce) packs Raspberry Jello
  • 1 package unflavored gelatin (for extra firmness)
  • 3/4 cup whipping cream
  • 3 cups boiling water
  • 15 drops green food coloring
  • 100 flexible straws (or enough to fill your container)
  • Tall container (1 quart or 1 liter carton of milk)


Servings 100
Preparation time 30mins
Cooking time 120mins
Adapted from


Step 1

Combine gelatin in a bowl and add boiling water

Let it cool to lukewarm and then add the wiping cream and food coloring

Pack the straws into container and tie together with a rubber band

Carefully pour in the jelly, try to pour an approximatelly similar amount into all the straws

Place in the fridge for a couple of hours to allow jelly to set

Once set, take each straw and run warm water over it to make the worms come out!

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