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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."
  • Total Time
    Prep: 15 min. + chilling
  • Makes
    6-8 servings

Ingredients

  • 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

Directions

  • In a large bowl, dissolve the berry gelatin in 1 cup boiling water. Stir in 1/4 cup cold water. Pour into an ungreased 9x5-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.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 117 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 51mg sodium, 29g carbohydrate (27g sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein.

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  • TGI
    May 24, 2014

    I make this each year for my daughter's Fourth of July birthday. Everyone in the family enjoys it. I use sugar-free red Jello and pears canned in fruit juice. I have not been able to find sugar-free blue Jello.

  • cee-jay
    Jul 5, 2010

    Cute Idea. I can see this being made withred and green Jello for Christmas ORgreen and orange jello for St Patrick's Day.