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Fourth of July Jell-O Recipe

Fourth of July Jell-O Recipe

"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 YIELD:6-8 servings


  • 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


  • 1. 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.
  • 2. 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 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 User ID: 7365199 26786
Reviewed 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 User ID: 1579946 72432
Reviewed Jul. 5, 2010

"Cute Idea. I can see this being made with

red and green Jello for Christmas OR
green and orange jello for St Patrick's Day."

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