Easy Keto Blueberry Gelatin Gummy Bears Recipe for a Guilt-Free Snack

Indulge in Keto-Friendly Sweetness with Blueberry Gelatin Gummy Bears

Are you on the hunt for a keto-friendly snack that satisfies your sweet tooth without compromising your diet? Look no further than these delightful Keto Blueberry Gelatin Gummy Bears. Not only are they a fun and colorful treat that can be enjoyed by both adults and kids alike, but they also fit perfectly within the macros of a ketogenic lifestyle. Packed with natural fruit flavor and a satisfying chewy texture, these gummy bears are a guilt-free pleasure that you can indulge in at any time of the day.

With their vibrant hue and juicy taste, these gummy bears are a testament to how delicious keto sweets can be. They’re made with real blueberries and sweetened with natural, low-carb sweeteners, ensuring that you can enjoy a burst of berry flavor without any sugar spikes. Whether you’re looking for a quick snack, a cute dessert option, or just a fun cooking project, these Keto Blueberry Gelatin Gummy Bears are sure to hit the spot.

Keto Blueberry Gelatin Gummy Bears

Why Keto Blueberry Gelatin Gummy Bears Are a Great Choice

As someone who follows a ketogenic diet, I’m always experimenting with recipes that can add a dash of variety and excitement to my meal plan. That’s how these Keto Blueberry Gelatin Gummy Bears came into existence. They are a product of my desire to create a snack that’s not only low in carbs but also rich in flavor and nutritional benefits.

Blueberries, the star ingredient, are a powerhouse of antioxidants and are known for their health benefits. They add natural sweetness and a delightful flavor to the gummies without the need for added sugars. The use of erythritol, a sugar alcohol with a glycemic index of zero, and liquid stevia, a plant-based sweetener, ensures that these treats remain sugar-free while still providing that essential sweetness we all crave.

The inclusion of unflavored gelatin powder not only gives these gummy bears their classic bouncy texture but also offers additional protein, making them a more satiating snack. Gelatin is also known for its gut-healing properties, which is an added bonus for those of us paying close attention to our digestive health.

These gummy bears are not just a treat for the palate; they’re also a feast for the eyes. Their vibrant color, derived naturally from the blueberries, makes them a fun and attractive addition to any keto-friendly party spread or as a cute garnish for your favorite low-carb desserts.

Preparing Keto Blueberry Gelatin Gummy Bears

Perfecting Your Keto Blueberry Gelatin Gummy Bears

Creating the perfect batch of Keto Blueberry Gelatin Gummy Bears is all about mastering a few simple techniques. The process begins with pureeing fresh blueberries to capture their essence in every bite. When pureeing, ensure a smooth consistency to avoid any chunks that could disrupt the texture of your gummies.

When it comes to the “blooming” of gelatin, patience is key. Allowing the gelatin to sit in the liquid mixture for a few minutes will ensure that it fully absorbs the liquid and dissolves evenly when heated, preventing any lumps. Be cautious with the heat; too high, and you risk diminishing the gelatin’s setting properties. A gentle, low heat is sufficient to dissolve the gelatin without boiling the mixture.

Filling the molds requires a steady hand and a bit of precision. A pipette or dropper is your best friend here, allowing you to neatly fill each cavity without mess. Remember to chill the gummy bears for at least two hours to achieve that perfect gummy texture. If you prefer a firmer gummy bear, consider adding an extra tablespoon of gelatin as suggested in the recipe notes.

Keto Blueberry Gelatin Gummy Bears in Molds

Variations to Spice Up Your Gummy Bears

Strawberry Lemonade Gummy Bears

For a tangy twist, replace blueberries with strawberries and add an extra zing with more lemon juice. This variation offers a refreshing flavor reminiscent of strawberry lemonade, perfect for summer days.

Tropical Mango Gummy Bears

Transport your taste buds to a tropical paradise by using pureed mango in place of blueberries. The natural sweetness of mango makes for an exotic and irresistible keto-friendly treat.

Green Tea Matcha Gummy Bears

For a unique flavor and a boost of antioxidants, infuse your gummy bears with matcha green tea powder. The subtle earthiness of matcha pairs wonderfully with the sweetness of the erythritol and stevia.

Substitutions for Dietary Needs and Preferences

While the original recipe for Keto Blueberry Gelatin Gummy Bears is designed to be low-carb and keto-friendly, there are substitutions you can make to cater to different dietary needs or to work with what you have in your pantry.

If you’re unable to find erythritol, you can substitute it with another keto-friendly sweetener like monk fruit sweetener or allulose. Keep in mind that each sweetener has its own level of sweetness, so you may need to adjust the quantity accordingly.

For those who prefer not to use stevia, feel free to omit it or replace it with additional erythritol or your sweetener of choice. The key is to taste your mixture as you go, ensuring it meets your desired sweetness level.

If you’re not a fan of blueberries or simply want to experiment with other flavors, you can substitute the blueberries with an equal amount of another low-carb fruit like raspberries or blackberries. Just be sure to adjust the macros if you’re tracking your daily intake.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I use frozen blueberries instead of fresh?
Yes, you can use frozen blueberries if fresh ones aren’t available. Just ensure they’re thawed and drained of excess liquid before pureeing.

How can I store these gummy bears?
Store your gummy bears in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 1 week for optimal freshness.

Is there a vegan alternative to gelatin?
Yes, agar-agar powder is a plant-based gelatin substitute that can be used to make these gummy bears vegan-friendly.

Can I make these gummy bears without molds?
If you don’t have gummy bear molds, you can pour the mixture into a shallow dish and cut it into cubes once set.

Are these gummy bears suitable for diabetics?
As these gummy bears are sugar-free and low in carbohydrates, they are generally suitable for diabetics. However, it’s always best to consult with a healthcare professional regarding your specific dietary needs.

Keto Blueberry Gelatin Gummy Bears

Indulge in a guilt-free, low-carb treat with our Keto Blueberry Gelatin Gummy Bears. Perfect for satisfying your sweet tooth without breaking your ketosis, these gummies are packed with fruity flavor and a chewy texture that everyone will love.
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Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
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Total Time 15 minutes
Course Snacks
Cuisine Keto
Servings 24 gummy bears
Calories 5 kcal


  • Silicone gummy bear molds
  • Saucepan
  • Blender or food processor
  • Measuring cups and spoons
  • Pipette or dropper


  • ½ cup fresh blueberries (74g)
  • 3 tablespoons powdered erythritol (36g)
  • ½ cup water (120ml)
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice (30ml)
  • 3 tablespoons unflavored gelatin powder (30g)
  • ½ teaspoon liquid stevia (2.5ml)


  • Begin by pureeing the blueberries in a blender or food processor until smooth.
  • Transfer the blueberry puree to a saucepan and add the water, lemon juice, and powdered erythritol. Mix well.
  • Sprinkle the gelatin powder over the blueberry mixture, letting it sit for a few minutes to "bloom" or absorb the liquid.
  • Place the saucepan over low heat and stir the mixture gently until the gelatin and erythritol have completely dissolved. Do not let the mixture boil.
  • Remove the saucepan from the heat and stir in the liquid stevia until well combined.
  • Using a pipette or dropper, carefully fill each cavity of the silicone gummy bear molds with the blueberry gelatin mixture.
  • Place the molds in the refrigerator to chill for at least 2 hours, or until the gummy bears are firm to the touch.
  • Once set, gently pop the gummy bears out of the molds and enjoy your Keto Blueberry Gelatin Gummy Bears.


These gummy bears are best enjoyed fresh but can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 1 week. For a firmer texture, add an additional tablespoon of gelatin.


Calories: 5kcalCarbohydrates: 0.5gProtein: 1gFiber: 0.2gNet Carbs: 0.3g
Keyword Keto Blueberry Gelatin Gummy Bears, Keto-Friendly Sweets, Low Carb Gummy Bears, Sugar-Free Gummies
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