Valentine Cutouts

Total Time

Prep: 45 min. + chilling


2 dozen

Updated: Nov. 22, 2023
Cool, fruity and creamy, these gelatin valentine cut outs are noticeably richer than plain gelatin. They're a fun finger food that can be easily cut into whichever shape you'd like for any holiday or theme. —Annette Ellyson, Carolina, West Virginia
Valentine Cutouts Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 2 packages (6 ounces each) cherry or raspberry gelatin
  • 2-1/2 cups boiling water
  • 1 cup cold 2% milk
  • 1 package (3.4 ounces) instant vanilla pudding mix


  1. In a bowl, dissolve gelatin in water; set aside for 30 minutes. In a small bowl, whisk milk and pudding mix until smooth, about 1 minute. Quickly pour into gelatin; whisk until well blended. Pour into a greased 13x9-in. dish. Chill until set. Cut into cubes or use a heart-shaped cookie cutter.

Nutrition Facts

1 piece: 72 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 1mg cholesterol, 63mg sodium, 16g carbohydrate (16g sugars, 0 fiber), 2g protein.