Drunken Gummy Bears

I know what you’re thinking…No, I am not a college student. However, some days I like to pretend I am back in the glory days of college. 😉 I was looking for a fun alcohol treat to bring tailgating with us last weekend, and a friend mentioned drunken gummy bears. Basically you take gummy bears, and soak them in alcohol for a day or two. The gummies swell to twice their size, and your left with an alcohol infused gummy treat. As someone who loves both gummy bears and alcohol, this was a match made in heaven.

You can use an alcohol that you please. I used cherry vodka, but any sort of flavored liquor would work well.

Gummy bears
Liquor of your choice (I used cherry vodka)

Place the gummy bears in a small container. Fill the container with liquor just to the top of the gummy bears. Allow the gummies to swim in the vodka for 24-48 hours.

Check out how big they get after soaking in the alcohol!

Source: Stick a Fork in It original “recipe”

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  1. Michelle says

    Do you let them dry out to serve them? Don’t they get all slimy and stick together? Great idea I can’t wait to try it.

    • says

      Nope I just leave them in container and I used a tiny pair of tongs (they’re made for toast) to get them out of the container. I’ve also seen people sticking a toothpick in each bear and serving it on a platter. If you leave them in the vodka for more than 24 hours, they will get kinda slimy, so don’t make them too ahead of time. Hope that helps!

  2. says

    I myself serve them with toothpicks . The gummy bear vodka is always a treat to drink, and the vodka gummy bears are always the first topic of conversation whenever a new party begins :-) I wonder how these gummies would taste using gin? Anyone tried that?

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