This dessert wins the award for "Most Festive"—and it's pretty darn easy, too! Just alternate thin layers of red, white and green gelatin, then slice.
What You Need
Original recipe yields 24 servings
2 env. (1/4 oz. each) KNOX Unflavored Gelatine
2-1/2 cups milk, divided
1/2 cup sugar
1 qt. (4 cups) boiling water, divided
2 pkg. (3 oz. each) JELL-O Lime Flavor Gelatin
2 pkg. (3 oz. each) JELL-O Cherry Flavor Gelatin
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Let's Make It
Sprinkle unflavored gelatine over 1/4 cup milk in medium bowl; let stand 5 min. Bring remaining milk to boil in saucepan. Remove from heat; stir in sugar. Gradually add to gelatine mixture; stir until completely dissolved.
Add 2 cups boiling water to lime gelatin mixes in small bowl; stir 2 min. until completely dissolved. Pour 1 cup lime gelatin into 13x9-inch dish sprayed with cooking spray. Refrigerate 15 min. or until gelatin is set but not firm.
Meanwhile, add remaining boiling water to cherry gelatin mixes in medium bowl; stir 2 min. until completely dissolved. Let stand at room temperature until ready to use.
Pour 1 cup unflavored gelatine mixture over lime layer in dish. Refrigerate 15 min. or until set but not firm. Cover with 1 cup cherry gelatin; refrigerate 15 min. or until set but not firm.
Repeat layers with remaining unflavored gelatine and flavored gelatins, alternating flavored gelatin layers with unflavored gelatine layers to make a total 7 layers. Refrigerate 2 hours or until firm. Cut into 24 small squares.
Top each square with a dollop of thawed COOL WHIP Whipped Topping and drained maraschino cherry just before serving.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0.5g
Saturated Fat 0g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 18g
Dietary Fibers 0g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
* 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.