Gumdrop Skull and Crossbones (makes 16-20)
butter (to grease pan and skull and crossbones mold)
3/4 cup water
1 (1.75 ounce) package powdered fruit pectin (original not low or no sugar pectin)
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1 cup sugar
1 cup light corn syrup plus a small amount more to attach eyes
1/4 -1/2 teaspoon flavored oil (I used LorAnn Orange oil)
optional, white food coloring
granulated sugar to coat gumdrops
NOTE: You want pectin that is white or clear looking. I suggest Sure-Jell.
optional, food handling glove to help with greasing your molds
2 or 3 quart saucepan
Store in an airtight container for up to a month.
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