Healthy Homemade Fruit Snacks — Peach Mango Flavored

These Peach Mango Fruit Snacks are soft and squishy bite-sized treats bursting with tropical mango and peach flavors.  You’d never know they’re fat free, sugar free, gluten free, and all natural!

Yup, that means no high-fructose corn syrup, artificial food flavorings, synthetic food dyes or preservatives whatsoever.

Healthy Homemade Peach Mango Fruit Snacks (refined sugar free, fat free, gluten free) - Healthy Dessert Recipes at Desserts with Benefits

These are so good you’ll eat a dozen in a row.  Because that’s what I did.  And I’ll take a dozen more, thank you very much!

Healthy Homemade Peach Mango Fruit Snacks (refined sugar free, fat free, gluten free) - Healthy Dessert Recipes at Desserts with Benefits

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Healthy Peach Mango Fruit Snacks

Prep Time: 30 minutes

Cook Time: 15 minutes

Total Time: 1 hour

Calories per serving: 40

Ingredients:

  • 4 packets Peach Mango Lipton Herbal Tea
  • 1½ cups Hot Water
  • 8oz Frozen Peach Slices, unsweetened
  • ⅓ cup Lemon Juice
  • 60g (6 tbs) Unflavored Gelatin
  • ¼ tsp Stevia Extract

Directions:

  1. Brew the tea in the hot water for 5 minutes, then remove the tea bags.  Press all the liquid out of the tea bags to capture that remaining flavor!
  2. Add the frozen peaches and lemon juice to a blender and pour in the hot tea.  Blend until smooth.  Pour the mixture into a small saucepan.
  3. Sprinkle the gelatin into the saucepan and let it all sit for 5 minutes.
  4. Place the pan over medium/medium-high heat.  Whisk occasionally.  When the mixture begins to bubble around the edges of the pan, and when the bubbles return almost immediately after you stop whisking, remove from the heat.
  5. Whisk in the optional stevia extract.
  6. Place your gummy bear molds on a cookie sheet.  Carefully pour the mixture into the molds (I use a ¼ cup measuring cup).  Let cool on the counter for about 1 hour, then place the pan in the fridge.  Refrigerate until firm (I leave them overnight).

Notes:

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Here is the recipe’s nutrition label:

Healthy Homemade Peach Mango Fruit Snacks (refined sugar free, fat free, gluten free) - Healthy Dessert Recipes at Desserts with Benefits

Jumbo gummy bear-shaped fruit snacks for only 10 calories a piece?  I’LL TAKE IT.

These fruit snacks are so good, I was tempted to walk to the fridge every ten minutes to grab a couple to snack on, but I had to save some for the tight-knit Afternoon Tea + Dessert Party I was hosting.  I made big pitchers of both Peach Mango and Cinnamon Apple Herbal Teas, plus some Healthy Homemade Peach Mango Fruit Snacks, Raw Red Velvet Fudge, Raw Matcha Green Tea Fudge, Raw Blueberry Coconut Fudge, and DIY Thin Mints, and provided some fresh Honeycrisp Apples.

The bite-sized treats were perfect little party munchers over some good conversation and catching up.  It’s been so long since my friends and I had a reunion.  We’re all pretty laid back twenty-somethings…  we don’t need to go out and party or jump up and down at concerts (although, we do that occasionally).  We’re the ones who prefer getting comfy in our pajamas and cooking at home and watching episode after episode of our favorite TV shows..

I won’t lie, I think I ate the majority of the Peach Mango Fruit Snacks at the party.  I couldn’t stop.  I know I’ll be making this recipe again and again and again.  It’s just SO fun and easy…  and delicious.

Healthy Homemade Peach Mango Fruit Snacks (refined sugar free, fat free, gluten free) - Healthy Dessert Recipes at Desserts with Benefits

Healthy Homemade Peach Mango Fruit Snacks (refined sugar free, fat free, gluten free) - Healthy Dessert Recipes at Desserts with Benefits

Enjoy!  I think you will  😉

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With love and good eats,

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– Jess

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15 comments on “Healthy Homemade Fruit Snacks — Peach Mango Flavored”

  1. Yay, I love herbal tea! I think I might try this, but with a different flavor. I have a watermelon lime herbal tea, maybe I’ll experiment with that. I don’t have the molds, can I just pour the mixture into a pan and cut into squares?
    Anna
    P.S. Your party looked fun! Why wasn’t I invited?!

  2. Gummy bears are SO CUTE! Absolutely love the peach flavor, perfect for summer snacking! 🙂

  3. I just made these!! Obsessed!!!
    I cut them into star shapes and divided the batch into 1/3s. Can’t believe they are SO HEALTHY!!!!!!! I have some Strawberry Lemonade ones setting now!!
    Thank you so much!! I can’t wait for my Nutrition students to play around with these recipes! And how cute for kids-use letter or number cutters!! And I LOVE that you use the whole fruit in this recipe!

  4. Tracie Pauley
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    hi! do you store these in the fridge? i am making a big batch for my son and didn’t know if they were ok at room temp and how long they last? thanks!

  5. I love all your gummy recipes, wondering if you have a recommendation for making these cinnamon flavored? One of my all time favorite bear-shaped snacks are Cinnamon Bears! Not sure how to attempt that using this recipe, cinnamon oil? Cinnamon tea? thanks! love your blog.

    • I’ve never heard of cinnamon bears before! I really want to know how those taste now! Since I’ve never had it, I’m not really sure what to recommend. I guess you could try applesauce in place of the peach puree, spiced tea instead of the peach mango tea, and 1 tsp of ground cinnamon added to the recipe 🙂

  6. Thank you! I will have to try that and you’ll have to try cinnamon bears, they are spicy/hot sort of like a hot tamale in bear form 🙂

  7. Can I used something other than Stevia? Like maybe honey or agave?

  8. Is there something non-citrus I could use for the lemon juice? I would love to make these but my daughter can’t have citrus. Thanks!

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