Here's a sweet treat your children or grandchildren will be more than happy to sink their teeth—and their cookin' fingers into. Contributed by Barbara Yoktede of Waukesha, Wiscosnin, it uses gelatin for the "rind" and "flesh"...and chocolate chips for "seeds"! "Our grandkids like to help make these almost as much as eating them," she reports.
This rich dessert only looks complicated. "It's quite easy to prepare," assures Irene Lee of Lawton, North Dakota, who notes you can garnish the heart any way you like. (To lend extra brightness for a shower, our kitchen crafters suggest using food coloring that matches the bridal colors.)
"With six children, I'm always looking for wholesome quick recipes," shares Mabel Yoder of Bonduel, Wisconsin. "This colorful salad can be fixed by school-age children and looks so pretty served in a glass bowl."