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homemade gummy bears with a measuring cup of collagen and elderberries scattered

Immune Boosting Homemade Gummies – DF/GF

These immune-boosting homemade gummies make the perfect snack for kids! Free from processed sugars these gummies are dairy-free, gluten-free, and delicious.

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 0 minutes
Total Time 3 hours 15 minutes
Servings 18 gummies
Calories 13 kcal


  • ½ cup frozen blueberries
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 tablespoon elderberies freeze dried
  • 1 acai powder
  • ½ cup coconut water
  • ¼ cup gelatin
  • 1/2 cup water near boiling
  • 1 tbs water near boiling


  1. In a blender, combine the first five ingredients
    Homemade elderberry gummy bears in process image
  2. Blend until completely smooth.
    Homemade elderberry gummy bears in process image
  3. Pour into a large glass bowl.
  4. Before mixing the gelatin and water, make sure you have our molds and a whisk ready. You need to move fast
    Homemade elderberry gummy bears in process image
  5. In another larger bowl, place the gelatin. Pour the ½ cup water over the gelatin and mix quickly until all chunks are gone

  6. Quickly pour the mixture into half of your gummy molds.

    Homemade elderberry gummy bears in process image
  7. Add in the last tablespoon of boiling water, re-whisk and pour into remaining molds.

  8. Place molds into the fridge to set (about 3 hours)

Recipe Notes

Yield depends on molds. 

These homemade gummies I find a bit too hard, so when I make them for myself (versus just my kiddos) I use 1/2 cup + 3 tbs boiling water

If you have a sweeter palate, add in some stevia drops to make them sweeter.


Nutrition Facts
Immune Boosting Homemade Gummies – DF/GF
Amount Per Serving
Calories 13 Calories from Fat 9
% Daily Value*
Fat 1g2%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Sodium 8mg0%
Potassium 22mg1%
Carbohydrates 3g1%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin A 5IU0%
Vitamin C 1mg1%
Calcium 2mg0%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.