Jelly Candy Recipe


  • 16 oz of powdered sugar (1/2 of a regular sized bag)
  • 8 oz of cream cheese, softened to room temperature
  • Plain white sugar
  • Your favorite boxes of powder Jello (found in the baking isle)

Cooking Directions

  1. In a mixer, combine the softened cream cheese with the powdered sugar. Scrape the sides of the mixing bowl and mix until fully combined (and not sticky!). Add more powdered sugar if it’s a really hot day and the cream cheese is being temperamental and melting.
  2. Separate the mixture into 4 small bowls.
  3. Add 1 tablespoon of various powdered Jello to each bowl and mix with a spoon.
  4. Pull off small 1/2 inch pieces of the mixture and roll them into balls.
  5. Press the balls into a slightly flat shape (seen in the photos below) and then roll it into a bowl of sugar.
  6. Store in an airtight container and refrigerate in until ready to eat.
  7. Recipe makes about 30 Jello candy melts.