Post # 1
i need some help figuring out how many jelly beans will fit in these tins:
they are 2 inches diameter and 1 inch deep
any advice would help soooo much!
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Post # 4
thank you morgan for your quick reply. its just that i need to know how many to put in it.. as well as how much candy to get.
if i wasnt in such a time crunch i would buy a sample online and do a test run at home.
i’m doing ALOT of DIY which makes things much more time consuming and complicated
but it also gives you that prideful grin and a fatter wallet:)
if anyone has used these tins, will you please let me know how much candy it needed?
Post # 5
Well, I think a Jelly Belly is about .5 inch wide, and about .25 inches tall, but they aren’t square. Figuring there will be spaces between each bean, and you don’t want to squash them in, I would guess about 30ish Jelly Bellys per jar, depending on the size/width of each bean.
Hope this helps!
Post # 6
What I would do is pick up a bag of jelly beans at the store and then use aluminum foil to make a container of the same dimensions that way you could get a better idea of how many will fit.
Post # 7
You buy candy by weight anyway not by piece. So knowing EXACTLY how many jelly beans fit in a tin wont really help you. It may be a bit tedious to count out 30 jelly beans to stick in each tin only to find out you are short 5 jelly beans. I’d say just eyeball it. Put a small handfull of jellybeans in each tin and be done with it. How many favors do you need to make?
Also be careful making them too early because they may end up getting stale or sticky by the time you get to hand them out.
Post # 8
@ Miss Camera: totally agree- but she asked how many, so i answered 🙂
Post # 9
@missStellar: thanks for your help. that’s my guesstimation as well 20-30 beans per tin
@happilywaiting: that’s actually a great idea, i never thought of it.
@misscamera: i’m asking about peices per tin because i know that there are 400 beans per pound. i need to know how many pounds to buy.. and because of my mom’s penny pincher nature, it needs to be pretty precise.
thanks to everyone for quick responses X)