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Homemade Vegan Fruit Snacks

  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 240 minutes
  • Total Time: 250 minutes
  • Yield: 50 fruit snacks

Description

These homemade vegan fruit snacks are a fun healthy gummy treat for kids or adults that you can make in any fruity flavor or shape with just 3 ingredients!


Ingredients

Orange Fruit Snacks

  • 1 cup orange juice
  • 1-2 tbsp liquid sweetener (maple syrup, agave, etc.)
  • 1 1/2 tsp agar agar powder

Berry Fruit Snacks

  • 1 cup beet/berry/cherry juice
  • 1/4 cup berry jam
  • 1 1/2 tsp agar agar powder

Instructions

  1. In a medium saucepan, whisk together the orange juice, sweetener, and agar agar powder.
  2. Set aside for 5 minutes.
  3. Over medium heat, bring the mixture to a simmer. Simmer for 2 minutes whisking constantly. Remove from the heat and pour into a shallow container or fun-shaped molds.
  4. In a blender, combine the berry/beet juice, jam, and agar agar powder. Blend until there are no chunks left.
  5. Set aside for 5 minutes.
  6. Over medium heat, bring the mixture to a simmer. Simmer for 2 minutes whisking constantly. Remove from the heat and pour into a shallow container or fun-shaped molds.
  7. Place in the fridge for at least 2-3 hours to set.
  8. Remove from the molds and cut into squares. Optionally coat with raw sugar just before eating.
  9. Keep the remaining fruit snacks in the fridge.