Recipes Using Jello

May 7, 2012

Jello with watermellonPut one small box of any flavored gelatin into a blender. Add 1 cup of boiling water and blend on low speed for 30 seconds. Add 1-1/2 cup crushed ice and blend on high speed for 30 seconds. Pour into a small bowl and set in the refrigerator for 5 minutes. This dessert treat tastes like sherbet. Enjoy!


Source: I found this recipe over 18 years ago in some old recipe file my mom gave me.

By mama holiday from Houston, TX

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September 27, 2016

I make this drink a lot, it is a calming comfort drink. You heat a mug of water (1 minute 45 seconds on high power), then mix in half a box of any 3 ounce gelatin dessert mix. If you take a sip of the hot drink, you will see how nice it is. This is a popular treat at our house, especially when people feel they need something nice to drink on a nice cool evening.

Jello Drink with Twizzler

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May 8, 2009

Great and easy for your kids to help you with, especially on rainy days! In large bowl combine Knox and Jello.


Mix very well. Add boiling water and stir well until Gelatin is completely dissolved.

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March 24, 2009

Dissolve each flavor gelatin in 1 1 /2 cups water. Let set and cut in small squares. Dissolve Knox gelatin in 1/4 cup cold water. Add 1/2 cup sugar and 1 cup hot pineapple juice; stir and let cool. Fold in Cool Whip, gelatin and vanilla.

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June 25, 2008

Dissolve orange and lemon gelatin in 2 cups boiling water in bowl. Add next 4 ingredients, mixing well. Pour into serving dish.


Chill until firm. Combine pineapple juice, sugar, flour, eggs and butter in small saucepan, mixing well.

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January 23, 2008

Dissolve Jello in hot water. Add sherbet, stir until melted. Place in refrigerator until almost set up. Add oranges.

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November 15, 2006

Boil brown sugar, hot water and maple flavoring together for 10 minutes. Soak plain gelatin in cold water a few minutes. Then mix with hot syrup. Pour in pan; let set until firm.

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January 5, 2006

Pour 1 cup boiling water over mixture and cook until thick. Have 1 pt. berries in cooked pie crust. Pour thickening over and cool. Serve with whipped cream...

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April 2, 2006

I am looking for a recipe for a jello mixture that tastes like a creamsicle. I have looked high and low with no results and the lady won't give out her family recipe.

The dessert has mandarin oranges, Cool Whip and what else in it?


April 3, 20060 found this helpful

I Googled creamsicle + jello + recipe and got these:


They were the first three. I believe the last one is the one you probably want. I usually have good luck with Google. You just have to put in the right combination of words and keep trying if you don't get what you want at first.

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April 3, 20060 found this helpful

This one is similar to one I used to make...but I used vanilla ice cream in place of the sherbet (which sounds great!!!) McKaySatt's recipes sound great too.

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By ellen (Guest Post)
April 3, 20061 found this helpful


2 small boxes orange jello or one large box (can use sugar free)
1 cup boiling water
3 oz. cream cheese (can use light, but NOT fat-free)


1 small can chunk pineapple, drained, but save the juice
1 small can Mandarin oranges, drained, but save the juice
3 Cool Whip, but not fat free

Dissolve jello in boiling water. Stir in 1 cup of juices from drained pineapple and oranges. Let sit until consistency of a raw egg. Beat cream cheese at low speed until smooth. Add jello and blend well. Carefully blend in oranges and pineapple so they don't get mashed up. Carefully blend in Cool Whip. Refrigerate until firm.

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By Memere (Guest Post)
April 3, 20060 found this helpful

Ellen, Your recipe sounds delicious. However, it says 3 Cool Whip....3 what...cups, cartons (sm/lg). Please clarify. Thanks, Memere

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By Turptoo (Guest Post)
April 3, 20060 found this helpful

Here's a recipe I found that sounds like what you want.

1 (12 ounces) carton small curd cottage cheese
1 (3 ounces) package orange gelatin


1 (11 ounces) can mandarin oranges, drained
1 (15 ounces) can crushed pineapple, drained
1/2 cup coconut
1/2 cup chopped pecans
1 (8 ounces) carton Cool Whip

In a large mixing bowl, combine cottage cheese and dry orange gelatin and mix well. Stir in oranges, pineapple, coconut and pecans. Fold in Cool Whip. Refrigerate. Serve in a pretty crystal bowl.

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April 3, 20060 found this helpful

Could this be it?

Orange Dreamsicle Cake

A great cake with Weight Watcher Points


1 orange or white cake mix
1 package unsweetened dry orange kool aid
1 can diet 7 up OR diet orange crush
2 boxes Sugar Free orange jello
1 cup hot water
1 cup cold water
1 box Sugar Free instant vanilla pudding
1 cup skim milk
1 tsp vanilla
1 cup Fat Free cool whip


Mix cake mix with dry kool aid and soda pop. Pour into a 13x9 pan
and bake at 350 degrees F. Cool cake. Poke holes into the cake
with a fork. Dissolve 1 box of jello with 1 cup of hot water, add
1 cup cold water and pour over the cake. Refrigerate for 2 hours.

Mix vanilla pudding and 1 box of jello. Mix in 1 cup of milk and
1 tsp vanilla.

Mix well. Fold in cool whip and frost the cake with this.

Serving Size : 16

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By Jill (Guest Post)
April 3, 20060 found this helpful

I bet this is what you want! It is sooooooo good.

1 can (8 oz.) crushed pineapple in juice, undrained
Cold water
2 cups boiling water
1 pkg. (8-serving size) JELL-O Brand Orange Flavor Gelatin
1-1/2 cups (1/2 of an 8-oz. tub) thawed COOL WHIP Whipped Topping
1 can (11 oz.) mandarin orange segments, drained
1-1/2 cups JET-PUFFED Miniature Marshmallows
1/2 cup BAKER'S ANGEL FLAKE Coconut

DRAIN pineapple, reserving juice. Add enough cold water to juice to measure 1 cup.
STIR boiling water into gelatin in large bowl at least 2 minutes until completely dissolved. Stir in measured liquid. Refrigerate 1-1/4 hours or until slightly thickened (consistency of unbeaten egg whites).
STIR in whipped topping with wire whisk until smooth. Refrigerate 10 minutes or until mixture will mound. Stir in pineapple, oranges, marshmallows and coconut. Spoon into 6-cup mold sprayed with cooking spray.
REFRIGERATE 3 hours or until firm. Unmold.

This is from the Kraft site; and is called Ambrosia Mold.

I have made it with sugar-free jello and sugar-free Cool Whip with excellent results!

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September 19, 2008

Does anyone know of a recipe with orange Jello, crushed pineapple, and either whole eggs, separated or egg whites? I know this is an old recipe, maybe from the 30's or 40's. My Mom had it handwritten and it was called "Heavenly Delight". It was made in an 8x8 pan and I believe you cooked it on top of the stove and then mixed it together. It was fluffy and was an interesting combination. My Mom can't find the recipe either. Thanks for any help.

Colleen from Blair, NE

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June 30, 2008

Someone had asked a question about a recipe for straw jello. I've never heard of it. If anyone knows it, please send it out. I've ask everyone I can think to ask. Thanks.


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December 29, 2011

Does anyone have a recipe for a jello dessert called Lime Delight? I got it from a dear friend along time ago and I seem to have lost it.

By Donna

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April 8, 2013

I am going to make these jello worms. Do you think I should put it in the refrigerator to let it set? It has the kind of whipping cream you buy in a carton so I am thinking yes to the refrigerator, but it doesn't say in the recipe.

You basically add these things together, cool and then pour into a lot of straws in a glass with a rubber band around them.


2 packs Raspberry Jello
1 package unflavored gelatine
3/4 cup whipping cream
3 cups boiling water
100 flexible straws
or enough to fill your tall cup or container

If anyone has made these, how did they turn out also?

It is from an Australian Business Directory called WHOit. (

I don't want to leave out the whipping cream in the jello and set it out if it would be dangerous as far as health. I am not sure what the recipe means when it reads "set out until firm".

By Robyn from TN

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December 22, 2010

I am looking for a lime Jello recipe that has Jello, cottage cheese, celery, pimento, and maybe nuts and onions, or green peppers. It is served as a accompaniment to ham.

By linda from BG, KY

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November 14, 2005

I would like recipes for beverages containing jello and koolaid together.

Dreamer from Antioch, TN


December 12, 20050 found this helpful

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