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Gelatin Desserts

Looking for recipes for gelatin desserts? Taste of Home has the best gelatin dessert recipes from real cooks like you, featuring reviews, ratings, how-to videos and tips.

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Cherry Gelatin Supreme

Cherry Gelatin Supreme

Cherry Gelatin Supreme

When I was growing up, this yummy, easy-to-make dessert was always on the menu at holiday get-togethers. Years ago, my aunt gave me the recipe, and now when I make it for my family, I think of her. —Janice Rathgeb, Brighton, Illinois

Creamy Orange Gelatin

Creamy Orange Gelatin

Creamy Orange Gelatin

After celebrating two graduations in less than a year, it was clear that this recipe was definitely everyone's favorite. —Sue Gronholz, Beaver Dam, Wisconsin

Peach Delight

Peach Delight

Peach Delight

Colorful peach slices and refreshing lemon gelatin take center stage in this creamy dessert from Clara Hunt of Lexington, North Carolina.
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Broken Glass Dessert

Broken Glass Dessert

Broken Glass Dessert

"When it's cut this dessert looks like stained glass windows," remarks Kathy Crow of Cordova, Alaska.

Raspberry Delight

Raspberry Delight

Raspberry Delight

When I was a young man, I taught in a one-room schoolhouse and lived in the bachelor's quarters. At lunchtime, I'd often trade my store-bought cookies for the students' homemade goodies. Of course, nothing tastes as good as homemade, and that inspired me to do more cooking for myself. Pretzels are the surprising "secret ingredient" in this tasty dessert.—Warren Knudtson, Las Vegas, Nevada

Buttermilk Orange Salad

Buttermilk Orange Salad

Buttermilk Orange Salad

I'm always asked to bring this gelatin salad to family gatherings. It has a very pretty light orange color, which adds a nice touch to any table setting.

Cool Mandarin Dessert

Cool Mandarin Dessert

Cool Mandarin Dessert

I've served this refreshing, pleasantly light citrus dessert for years. It is easy to make but looks so elegant. For special occasions, I put it in a crystal bowl to show off its pretty color. —Sue Murphy of Greenwood, Michigan

Creamy Fruit Medley

Creamy Fruit Medley

Creamy Fruit Medley

Last but not least, Yvonne tosses together an effortless sweet treat to cap off the meal. "I received the recipe for Creamy Fruit Medley from a friend of my mother's years ago," she recalls. "I always have the ingredients on hand in case I need a quick dessert. "Any flavor of gelatin works well, and sometimes I spoon it into individual parfait glasses instead of serving it in one big bowl," Yvonne suggests. "Everyone enjoys it."

Frosted Orange Salad

Frosted Orange Salad

Frosted Orange Salad

Pineapple, bananas and marshmallows are folded into orange Jell-O in this refreshing salad. Frosted with a creamy topping, pecans and coconut, this yummy dish is a real crowd-pleaser. I have been making it for years. -Anna Jean Key, Muskogee, Oklahoma

Fruited Cranberry Gelatin Salad

Fruited Cranberry Gelatin Salad

Fruited Cranberry Gelatin Salad

"This our traditional Thanksgiving salad," writes Lyn Chapman of Provo, Utah. "But we don't limit it to just once a year. It's so easy to make that we have it with almost every meal that includes chicken."

Iced Tea Parfaits

Iced Tea  Parfaits

Iced Tea Parfaits

Here’s a parfait that’s perfect for a garden or patio party. Tea adds a wonderfully unexpected flavor to gelatin. And kids will have fun finding the cherry at the bottom.—Teena Petrus, Johnstown, Pennsylvania
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