• Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Total Time: 20 mins
  • Yield: 1nine x thirteen Baking Dish
  • About This Recipe

    “Picked up this recipe from a lady that used to make them for Halloween in the 50’s.”


  • 2 (3/4 ounce) envelopes unflavored gelatin
  • 1 1/4 cupswater, divided
  • 2cupswhite sugar
  • confectioners’ sugar
  • vanilla(optional)
  • Directions

  • In small bowl, stir together gelatin and 1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons water.
  • Set aside to set up.
  • Combine sugar and remaining 1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons water in a medium saucepan over low heat to make a syrup.
  • Stir until sugar is dissolved and let cool.
  • With mixer on low speed, slowly and carefully pour syrup into the softened gelatin. Increase speed to high; beat until mixture is very thick and white and has almost tripled in volume, about 15 minutes. Add vanilla if desired; beat to incorporate.
  • Pour into a lightly greased 9×13 inch baking dish and let set overnight.
  • Cut into squares, dust with confectioners sugar and serve.
  • Reviews

  • “Easiest rescipe I have made.I did add some vanilla extract though.My dc are allergic to food chemicals and this makes it so that they can enjoy s’mores.Thanks Tish!They took no time to make!”