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Frankenstein's Brain

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Makes 8 servings, 1/2 cup each.

Watch this video while you're making Frankenstein's Brain all by yourself in the kitchen late at night. Frankenstein's Brain is a Halloween classic for a reason!

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  • Add boiling water to gelatin mixes in medium bowl; stir 3 min. until completely dissolved. Stir in cold water. Gradually whisk in cream cheese until well blended.
  • Refrigerate 30 min. or until slightly thickened. Stir in pineapple and pretzels. Pour into Brain Mold sprayed with cooking spray. Refrigerate 4 hours or until firm.
  • Unmold gelatin onto plate just before serving.

Special Equipment Needed

Size Wise

Save room for this special occasion dessert by planning ahead. For example, watch portions and choose lower-fat foods beforehand.


Prepare using JELL-O Peach or Strawberry Flavor Gelatin.

How to Order the JELL-O Brain Mold

Order the JELL-O Halloween Brain Mold at Kraft Corner Store.

How to Unmold Gelatin

Allow gelatin to set several hours or overnight until completely firm. Before unmolding, dip knife in warm water and run knife around edge of gelatin to loosen. Dip mold in warm water, just to rim, for 15 sec. Lift from water and gently pull gelatin from edge of mold with moistened fingers. Place moistened serving plate on top of mold. Invert mold and plate and shake to loosen gelatin. Gently remove mold.


  • Makes 8 servings, 1/2 cup each.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size Makes 8 servings, 1/2 cup each.
Calories 280
Total fat 10g
Saturated fat 6g
Cholesterol 30mg
Sodium 350mg
Carbohydrate 43g
Dietary fiber 0g
Sugars 40g
Protein 6g
% Daily Value
Vitamin A 10 %DV
Vitamin C 2 %DV
Calcium 2 %DV
Iron 2 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

Ratings & Reviews

Rated 4 out of 5 by from Holiday recipes are simple and fun. Holiday recipes are simple and fun. I know the Frankensteins Brain will be a hit at my brothers annual Halloween Bash.
Date published: 2011-10-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Just love this! Just love this! definitely a new tradition at my home! Thank You this was a hit!
Date published: 2012-01-23
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