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Cool Jell-o Recipes

Put a wiggle on the table with these showstopping Jell-o desserts.

Patriotic Jell-o

Serve this red, white, and blue finale at your Fourth of July celebration—it’ll go down in history!

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Rainbow Cubes

Alternate layers of gelatin and sweetened condensed milk for a creamier dessert.

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Dinosaur Eggs

Use plastic Easter eggs to mold these super creative dinosaur eggs, made with a mixture of pudding and Jell-o.

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April Fools Berry Soda

Serve this “drink” in tall glasses with straws for a big surprise—your guests will need spoons to truly enjoy.

Tropical Rainbow Dessert

Serve this brightly colored treat in champagne glasses for individually-sized portions, perfect for eating while mingling.

Jell-o Christmas Ornaments

Mold these “ornaments” in muffin tins, then decorate with maraschino cherries and whipped cream.

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Marvelous Melon

This easy, healthy snack is also great for weekend brunch. Fill melon halves with gelatin, then slice into wedges once chilled.

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Beach Art Jell-o

A blue “ocean” goes with graham cracker “sand” and gummy “fish.”

Jeweled Torte

Cut a slice to see the crazy surprise inside—a kaleidoscope of colored gelatin that looks like

Red, White ‘n’ Blue Salad

Celebrate America’s independence with this flag-inspired

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Six-Layer Gelatin Salad

What’s more fun than Jell-o salad? Six different layers of Jell-o salad, each with a different type of fruit!

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Pastel Jell-o Salad

This creamy gelatin salad is topped with miniature pastel marshmallows, for a sweetly pretty dessert.

Eggnog Jell-o Mold

This creamy eggnog-flavored gelatin is paired with a tart
cranberry-apple compote—a unique flavor combination that combines the best of holiday desserts.

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Swedish Rice Ring

This authentic Swedish treat is made with a mixture of cooked rice, gelatin, and strawberries. Tastes delicious!

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Red Raspberry Mousse Dessert

This light and fluffy mousse is packed with fresh raspberries and whipped cream.

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