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Pink Bonnet Gelatin

This fashionable creation was extra special shaped like a fancy hat with fruit-scalloped brim.—Lois Jacobsen, Dallas, Wisconsin
  • Total Time
    Prep: 20 min. + chilling
  • Makes
    12 servings


  • 1 cup ginger ale
  • 1 package (3 ounces) strawberry or cherry gelatin
  • 1 can (15 ounces) fruit cocktail, drained
  • 1-1/2 cups cooked rice, chilled
  • 1 carton (12 ounces) whipped topping
  • 2 red Fruit by the Foot fruit rolls
  • 1 cup sliced fresh strawberries
  • Silk flowers, optional


  • In a small saucepan, bring ginger ale to a boil. Remove from the heat; stir in gelatin until dissolved. Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour or until partially set. Stir in fruit cocktail and rice. Fold in whipped topping. Spoon 2 cups mixture into a 9-in. pie plate lined with plastic wrap.
  • Spoon remaining mixture into a 1-qt. round-bottomed bowl lined with plastic wrap. Cover and refrigerate for 4 hours or until set. Invert gelatin from bowl on top. wrap fruit rolls around the hat and tie into a bow. Garnish with strawberries and silk flowers if desired.
Nutrition Facts
1 slice: 99 calories, 3g fat (3g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 6mg sodium, 15g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 1g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 fruit, 1/2 fat.

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  • muffinmonster
    Sep 20, 2011

    oh goodness. I should have thought of something like this before. Darling!

  • marvelose
    Apr 14, 2011

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