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Homemade Jello (Gelatin) Recipes

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You don't have to buy Jello in little boxes at the grocery store. Making homemade "jello" is fun and can taste even better. This page contains homemade Jello recipes.



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Tip: Homemade Jello

It is so easy to make Jello at home. Making it at home gives you endless flavor possibilities. Be creative and enjoy!


  • 1 envelope Knox gelatin (or 1 Tbsp.)
  • 1 cup boiling water
  • 1 cup cold water
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp. unsweetened Kool-Aid (to taste)


Bring 1 cup of water to boil.

Put 1 cup of cold water into a bowl. Sprinkle gelatin into the cold water. Add sugar and Kool-aid powder to the cold water. Mix until completely dissolved. Add boiling water and stir. Add additional sugar or Kool-aid to taste, if desired.

Chill in refrigerator until firm.

Source: Based on a recipe.

By Laurel from Port Orchard, WA

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