These days, gelatin-free sweets are on the rise and sometimes you just crave something chewy and sweet. Did you know that there is a genius ingredient called agar agar, which works exactly the same as gelatin but comes from algae? And the best thing about it is that you can make gummies from it all by yourself! We are giving you 15 recipes on yummy vegan gelatin-free gummies and sweets you can make in your own kitchen. And by the way, don’t forget to download our Food Monster App to get satisfied with recipes every single day.

1. Homemade Gummy Bears 

No animals were harmed in the process of making these cute and sweet gummy bears! The Homemade Gummy Bears by Alejandra Olmedo consist of agar agar, and flavors like orange juice, pineapple, raspberry, and cherry. You can choose the flavors you want yourself, depending on what you’re craving and the color you want your sweets to have.


2. Rosé Gummies

Make some pink, sweet gummy bears for your loved one, or eat them all on your own. Either way is totally fine! The Rosé Gummies by Gabrielle St. Claire are actually made with rosé wine, how cool is that? So you can also have them as a brunch treat, or before going out on a Saturday night.

3. Candy Corn

Get creative making these Candy Corns by Victoria Hoff! You can choose the colors yourself, or stick to the red and yellow like on the picture. These treats are perfect to give away as a gift also.

4. Sour Cherry Slurpee Mochi and Horchata Mochi 

These candies are soft and sweet, and are based on the hot beverages horchata and slurpees. Sour Cherry Slurpee Mochi and Horchata Mochi by Annie McGee actually have real cherries in them to make the taste even more realistic.

5. Coconut Raspberry Hearts

Coconut and raspberry combined? Yes please! Add a pinch of salt and vanilla and you have the perfect treat for, well, any occasion! Coconut Raspberry Hearts by Christa Clark are the perfect bite-sized candy, but it’s difficult to only eat one.


6. Carrot and Beet Vitamin Gummies 

These candies are actually refined sugar free, as they are vitamins and therefore good for you as well as tasting good! They have maple syrup in them instead. The Carrot and Beet Vitamin Gummies by Silvia Ribas have a taste of carrot and beets, which also make the cute colors. Dig in!

7. 3-Ingredient Candied Ginger

Ginger gives you a lot of health benefits, so why not make a candy out of it? Not only does it taste good, it also looks and sounds very impressive. And the best thing, the 3-Ingredient Candied Ginger by Diana Johnson is very easy to make!

8. Watermelon Rind Jam 

Eat it as it is as a sweet treat, or put it on your toast. Either way, the Watermelon Rind Jam by Adina Beck taste delicious and sweet of the watermelon. You might not be able to go back to normal candy after trying this.

9. Fruit Jelly Fruit Jelly 4

How cute is this Fruit Jelly?  Champagne, agar agar, and sugar come together to create the translucent base and the fruit mixed in provides the array of displayed color and of course, the sweetness in every bite.


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If you don’t feel like making these candies at home, check out Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth With These 10 Vegan Candies!

Are you drooling just looking at these images? We don’t blame you. There’s really a gummy for everyone here. And, if you are craving more, be sure to download our Food Monster App, which is available for both Android and iPhone, and can also be found on Instagram and Facebook. The app has more than 10,000 plant-based, allergy-friendly recipes, and subscribers gain access to new recipes every day. Check it out!

Lead image source: Rosé Gummies