Jolly Ranchers are hard candy that comes in a variety of different flavors. Given that you may want to turn your favorite Jolly Rancher flavor into a beverage, you might be wondering – can you put Jolly Ranchers in a Blender?
Quick Answer: Yes, there’s no reason why you can’t put jolly ranchers in a blender. The candy isn’t hard enough to do any damage to any decent blender on the market today.
Be sure to add a little bit of liquid to get the blender vortex going. You can add water, ice, and Jolly Ranchers to a blender pitcher and turn it from the low setting to the highest setting. In 30 seconds to 1 minute, you’ll have a beverage that you can drink.
How to Blend Jolly Ranchers in a Blender
- Fill the blender with 1-2 cups of ice cubes
- Unwrap 5-10 jolly ranchers of your favorite flavor and put them inside the blender.
- Fill with water until the water reaches about the halfway point of the ice.
- Blend on high speed or turn from low to high.
Can You Put Hard Candy in a Blender?
Yes! Hard candy is typically soft enough to get crushed by the average household blender. In fact, hard candy is softer than some kinds of frozen fruit and we use frozen fruit for smoothies all the time.
What’s the Best Way to Melt Jolly Ranchers?
Jolly ranchers can easily be melted in the microwave by putting them in a microwave dish and microwaving for 30 to 60 seconds. Be sure to pause frequently until you determine how powerful your microwave is.
You can also melt them with a dutch oven on low heat.
Do Jolly Ranchers Melt in Heat?
Yes – they will melt in heat just like most other hard candies. Put them in the microwave (in a safe container) at smaller intervals of 15 seconds to safely determine how your microwave will melt them without burning.