Gelatin Recipes

We have all-American classic Jell-O recipes that are perfect for your party. Everyone loves to see recipes with Jell-O at a potluck—especially when they’re topped with Cool Whip or layered with cream cheese.

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Margarita Gelatin Shots

Everyone's favorite cocktail becomes a celebratory shot! Serve this margarita gelatin shot recipe in shot glasses garnished to look like mini margaritas or, for a fun twist, pour the mixture into hollowed-out lime halves, chill and then slice into wedges. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen

Sparkling Strawberry Agar-Agar

Sparkling strawberry agar-agar is a refreshing summer dessert. This recipe is super light and clean—ideal for hot days. With only...


Peppermint Stick Dessert

2 reviews

With every spoonful of this cool, creamy concoction, my family goes back in time to when our Grandma Dagmar made...


Grandmother’s Orange Salad

11 reviews

This orange salad dessert is slightly sweet and tangy, too. It adds beautiful color to any meal and appeals to...


Stained Glass Gelatin

5 reviews

Kids love this sweet, wiggly gelatin and whipped topping dessert. Use different flavors of gelatin to make color versions that...

Spiced Cranberry-Chutney Gelatin Salad

I combined my mother-in-law’s famous cranberry chutney with my raspberry gelatin recipe to come up with this nicely spiced side....


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Homemade Holiday Marshmallows

27 reviews

This recipe was my grandpa’s favorite. Every year, he would busy himself by making Christmas marshmallows for his family
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Cherry Gelatin Supreme

6 reviews

When I was growing up, this yummy, easy dessert was always on the menu at holiday get-togethers. Years ago, my...


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Cool and Creamy Watermelon Pie

42 reviews

This simple pie is so refreshing that it never lasts long on warm summer days. Watermelon and a few convenience...


Sweet & Tart Lemon Jell-O

7 reviews

With its sunny lemon color, this gelatin mold brightens up any table. I usually make two molds for parties because...


Chocolate & Coconut Cream Torte

1 review

My grandmother passed this recipe down to me years ago and now I make it for my own grandchildren. When...

Apple-Cinnamon Gelatin

This ruby-red gelatin is a festive addition to your holiday spread. Cinnamon red-hot candies add a unique flavor.—Suzy Horvath, Gladstone,...


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Wearing o’ Green Cake

54 reviews

One bite of this moist, colorful cake and you'll think you've found the pot o' gold at the end of...


Layered Christmas Gelatin

22 reviews

Christmastime always means that this recipe comes out of my recipe box. The traditional holiday colors in this salad make...


Refreshing Rhubarb Salad

2 reviews

Nearly everyone I know has rhubarb in their garden, so it is indeed plentiful each spring. I've had this recipe...


Jellied Champagne Dessert

14 reviews

This refreshing dessert looks just like a glass of bubbling champagne.—Vickie McLaughlin, Kingsport, Tennessee

Raspberry Gelatin Jewels

Kids love this jiggly salad, and honestly, so do the adults. It's always going to be on my holiday buffet....


Sangria Gelatin Ring

7 reviews

This gelatin is enjoyed by everyone because you just can't go wrong with fresh berries. —Nicole Nemeth, Komoka, Ontario


Molded Cranberry Nut Salad

2 reviews

We try lots of cranberry recipes, and this one is always requested when we have family get-togethers at Thanksgiving and...


Fluffy Cranberry Mousse

12 reviews

This is a delicious and pretty salad for the holidays, but it's so good that I serve it at other...


Makeover Fluffy Lime Salad

4 reviews

Loaded with crunchy walnuts, tangy pineapple and lip-smacking lime flavor, this refreshing salad could even double as dessert! —Taste of...


Pretzel Gelatin Dessert

28 reviews

This is one of my mother's absolute favorite desserts. The salty pretzel crust is the perfect complement to the sweet...


Cranberry Pineapple Salad

9 reviews

Impress dinner guests with this delightfully different take on traditional cranberry sauce. The nuts add a tasty crunch. —Dorothy Angley,...


Grasshopper Cheesecake

5 reviews

What do you get when you combine a popular mint-chocolate drink with a cheesecake? Pure delight! Garnish the top with...

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Marshmallow Easter Eggs

6 reviews

I've been making these wonderful marshmallow Easter eggs for years. These candies are a big hit with marshmallow lovers. —Betty...


Patriotic Gelatin Salad

21 reviews

Almost as spectacular as the fireworks, this lovely salad makes quite a "bang" at our July Fourth meal. It's exciting...


Gluten-Free Rhubarb Bars

10 reviews

Nothing tastes like spring more than rhubarb and strawberry. The crust and crumb topping on these bars are so tasty,...


Cool Cucumber Salad

4 reviews

This Salad is a refreshing complement to any meal, and it's attractive on the table. Whenever I'm asked to bring...


Orange Gelatin Pretzel Salad

28 reviews

Salty pretzels pair nicely with the sweet fruit in this refreshing layered salad. It’s a family favorite that is a...


Lime Strawberry Surprise

1 review

Eye-catching in Christmas colors, this dish looks deliciously decorative on the table. Its combination of fruitiness and nutty crunch is...