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I first made these for my watch party (watching the first episode of the Halloween Baking Championship) last year. I love love LOVE how they turned out, BUT the crazy thing is NO ONE would eat them! They were TOO creeped out by them! So which side of the fence do you fall on? Too creepy to eat or totally awesome in all the best ways?
So I’ve seen worms made with jello, but for me they were never the right pale ivory/pink color from the earthworms I remembered from my childhood in Oregon (I KNOW earthworms are a ton of different colors around the world). SO I made my own jello jigglers with Grapefruit juice!
Once you have the color right the next challenge is simply to get them OUT of the straws, seriously it took me experimenting with a few batches to get it right. Rinsing the worms just enough, but not too much – you don’t want to melt them out, but if you don’t rinse them enough they don’t come easily. After a few tries it’s a piece of cake though.
Seriously I’ve been SO EXCITED to share these with you, probably my favorite Halloween treat EVER! I like the creepy but not GORY stuff, it’s fun! Honestly I can rarely get anyone to try them, which I find HILARIOUS cause they are so fun! Maybe cause I made them it makes it more acceptable for me?
VOTE through Twitter – Yay or Nay – too gross or Halloween goodness???
Anyway because you warm up the straw to help them squeeze out of them if you put them into a bowl and back into the fridge that warm outside will then set together and you’ll have a bowl that looks like brains more than loose worms, so I recommend squeezing them out close to the time your serving them and leaving them at room temperature!
And it’s just the beginning! Not only do I have a ton of videos on my YouTube channel of my Halloween treats but I now have an ebook for you filled with more fun Halloween treats! Just a small ecookbook with 18 fun treats including 3 edible “blood” recipes – berry coulis, caramel and buttermilk syrup.