Gelatin

Jello is a quick and easy way to add flavor to an array of desserts. If the thought of Jello has your mouth watering, take a look at these recipes for tonight's dessert ideas.

Frog in a Blender

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Strawberry Banana Gels

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For best results when preparing these fruity gels, use fresh fruit juice, fruit-juice blend, or smoothie. Do not use juices containing papaya or pineapple because they can prevent the gelatin from firming up.

Wiggler Jigglers

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Cut these colorful wiggly gelatin snacks in many different shapes. Kids will love them!

Rainbow Jell-O

Parents

Cherry gelatin, yogurt, and white grape juice make the red, pink and white layers in this pretty dessert. They are also good snacks.

Spring Fling Icebox Dessert

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Serve this wild and wiggly gelatin dessert to end special occasion dinners as well as weeknight meals. To dress the dessert, top it with strawberries and mint leaves.

Fresh Berries and Cream Salad Squares

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A heavenly blend of whipping cream and cream cheese tops fruit-packed strawberry gelatin for a truly spectacular salad that also can be served as dessert.

Two-Tone Lemonade Mousse

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Make this fresh, light summer dessert ahead of serving time to serve with a barbecue dinner. Keep it chilling while tending to food on the grill.

Germy Jigglers

Parents

Berry-Passion Fruit Dessert

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This nutritious, low-calorie dessert provides 6 grams of fiber per serving.

Cherry Phosphate Icebox Pie

Midwest Living

Cherries and cherry-flavored gelatin make this Greek yogurt-based pie pretty in pink. If you can't find Amaretti cookies for the crust, substitute graham cracker crumbs.

Lip Smackers

Parents

Little kids will gobble up these sweet gelatin kisses for a snack or dessert.

Sugar and Spice Strawberry Pie

Midwest Living

Strawberry gelatin is used to make the light glaze that coats the berries in this bright red summer pie.

Christmas Ribbon Salad

Diabetic Living

Layers of sparkling green and red gelatin surround the creamy lemon layer in this pretty side salad recipe.

Blushing Berries

Family Circle

Berry season is bonus time for dieters because it is so easy to use them in low-calorie desserts. For this fat-free recipe, sliced strawberries are folded into a gelatin mixture laced with rose wine.

Cool Pool Cake

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A pound cake mix and blue gelatin help create a dessert that makes a big splash at kids' parties.

Sparkling Peach Punch

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The peach mixture for this refreshing drink recipe can be placed in the freezer and served at the spur of the moment when unexpected guests arrive.

Patriotic Salad

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This patriotic gelatin mold, layered in red, white, and blue, has a sour cream and cream cheese layer with fresh berries.

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