Recipe for "Finger Jello"

Does anyone have a recipe for "Finger Jello"? Back in the late 70's, early 80's I use to use Jello powder and Knox Gelatin and water but do not remember the amounts of each. You can cut it into shapes and it is easy to handle and take for snacks to school, etc. It is easy to pick up and eat for little fingers!

By moose-2 from Sarnia, Canada

May 5, 20090 found this helpful says:

Finger Jello

2 6 ounce packs of jello

4 small packs plain Knox gelatin

5 cups cool water

mix together in sauce pan and boil for 5 minutes over medium heat. pour into shallow pan and let set in fridge. Cut and eat with fingers.

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May 6, 20090 found this helpful

Just made this the other day.

Finger Jello

3 small pkg (3oz ea) Flavored Jello

4 cups boiling water


Add 4 pkg. knox gelatin one at a time and let dissolve.

Add 2 Tablespoons lemon juice

Pour into a 13x9 inch pan very lightly greased with pam (I spray pam very lightly then wipe out with a paper towel, that way it leaves enough to keep jello from sticking, but does not leave the pam film on the jello)

Place in refrigerator. Jells in 2 hours.


Fawn222, Manning Oregon

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May 6, 20090 found this helpful

The recipe I use for finger jello is

3 envelops of knox gelatin

3 small boxes of jello

3 cups boiling water

Mix all together in 8 inch square baking dish. Let set for 5 minutes, then stir again. Refrigerate. I make this every week to take for lunch. Good


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May 6, 20090 found this helpful

I just use 2 pkgs of the 4 ounce and only water enough for 1 pkg. Turns out nice and firm for handling

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May 6, 20090 found this helpful

This is the recipe I have used for years. It doesn't call for Knox, just Jell-o and water.


four 4-serving or two 8-serving pkgs. Jell-o

2 1/2 cups boiling water or fruit juice

Stir water into Jell-o until completely dissolved. Pour into a 9x13 inch pan. Chill, cut in squares.

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May 7, 20090 found this helpful

Thanks to everyone for recipes for "Finger Jello"

I will share these with my daughter as well. She has a 15 month old son that will enjoy these recipes like his Mom did when she was his age!!

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