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Fourth of July Jell-O

 Fourth of July Jell-O
"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."
6-8 ServingsPrep: 15 min. + chilling


  • 1 package (3 ounces) berry blue gelatin
  • 2 cups boiling water, divided
  • 1/2 cup cold water, divided
  • 1 package (3 ounces) strawberry gelatin
  • 1 can (15 ounces) pear halves, drained and cubed


  • In a large bowl, dissolve the berry gelatin in 1 cup boiling water.
  • Stir in 1/4 cup cold water. Pour into an ungreased 9-in. x 5-in.
  • loaf pan. Refrigerate until firm. Repeat with strawberry gelatin and
  • remaining boiling and cold water.
  • When gelatin is set, cut into cubes. Just before serving, gently
  • combine gelatin cubes and pears in a large glass bowl or individual
  • dishes. Yield: 6-8 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 117 calories, trace fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 51 mg sodium, 29 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 2 g protein.