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Rainbow Gelatin

 Rainbow Gelatin
Our kids love this salad's array of colors. The cool cream cheese layers complement the layers of gelatin.—Steve Mirro, Cape Coral, Florida
16-20 ServingsPrep: 25 min. + chilling


  • 6 packages (3 ounces each) fruit-flavored gelatins of your choice
  • 6 cups boiling water, divided
  • 3 cups cold water, divided
  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, cut into six cubes


  • In a bowl, dissolve one package of gelatin in 1 cup boiling water.
  • Add 1/2 cup cold water; stir. Spoon half into an oiled 10-in. fluted
  • tube pan. Chill until almost set, about 40 minutes. Cool the other
  • half of gelatin mixture; pour into a blender. Add one cube of cream
  • cheese and blend until smooth. Spoon over the first layer. Chill
  • until set. Repeat five times, alternating plain gelatin layer with
  • creamed gelatin layer, and chilling between each step. Just before
  • serving, unmold onto a serving platter. Yield: 16-20 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 piece) equals 55 calories, 4 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 12 mg cholesterol, 43 mg sodium, 4 g carbohydrate, 0 fiber, 1 g protein.