Halloween Recipes: Homemade Gummy Worms

Alton Brown reveals his secret behind making popular Halloween treat in your kitchen.
3:00 | 10/31/12

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As we bounce back from hurricane sandy, I forgot my costume. Hurricane? Do you want my fez? I would like to, actually. Thank you very much. I feel better already. Very cool. Thanks. Kids want to feel the normalcy of the day and celebrate the best we can. Absolutely. Dangerous to get out and trick or treat. You're going to give us solutions that we can make in the house. In the house. We're going to make these gummi worms right here and now. I have plain gelatin and the flavor essences. This is a chef's hat. You can make it with jell-o packs and much less water. I've made some flavored gelatins that are in these squirt bottles. To make the worms, this is groovy, watch this. All we're going to do -- you make -- this is sugar. Four cups of sugar. If you want to make sour worms, you can buy citric acid from the drugstore. It will make it so sour. Citric acid, that's readily available? In the drugstore. 100 degrees. You want to make the gelatin. And you want to get it to 100 degrees. The cool thing -- anybody else want to do this? You can let this sit for a year in the container. And warm it up to 100 degrees. Make some squirrely, wiggly like this. There's a cherry. This is bubble gum flavors. That's one's a trick. That's like broccoli. Ew. I always like to have a trick, like that's a broccoli one. Check this out. Another way to do this and this is cool. Kids love this. Excuse me. If you have regular straws at home, what I do when I do trick or treating, I'll give it to them in this form. You can squirt this into a straw and let it set up. Wow. Liquid sugar straws. Here's the deal, though. You leave an air space. You let them sit for about 20 minutes. Stick them in hot water. Excuse me over here. You stick them in hot water. You tell them to takem home and do this. And you can literally work these things out like little worms. Why do you want to do this? It makes it edible. And it comes out if it's hot enough. Oh. I almost forgot. Dirt. We have to have dirt. If you want to serve this for a halloween party, all this is equal portions of heavy cream and hershey's syrup. What could be wrong with that? Happy halloween. And it looks like chocolate mousse. And you put in some of the gummis. That is -- you are a mad, mad scientist. Those will be ready in about 20 minutes. Low-cal halloween treats. Tell us about "redemption." "The next iron chef: Redempt redemption" begins november 4th on food network. You look perfect. You can find the recipe for gummi worms and dirt on our website, at goodmorningamerica.Com on yahoo! two

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