Carol Junkins Recipe

Jell-O Firecrackers

By Carol Junkins CarolAJ


Rating:
Serves:
20 shot glasses
Prep Time:
Cook Time:
Method:
No-Cook or Other
Comments:

This recipe is from Kraft foods. Perfect and refreshing for the 4th of July !

Picture is from Kraft Foods.

Ingredients

1 1/3 c
boiling water divided
1 pkg
(3 oz) jello berry blue flavor gelatine
1 pkg
(3oz) jello cherry flavor gelatne
1
env. knox unflavored gelatine
1 c
milk, divided
3 Tbsp
sugar
1/2 tsp
vanilla
20
maraschino cherries with stems, well drained, patted dry

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Add 2/3 cup boiling water to berry gelatin mix in a small bowl, stir 2 min. until completely dissolved.

Repeat with chery gelatin mix. Cool
2
Meanwhile sprinkle unflavored gelatin 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 and vanilla. Add to gelatin mixture, stir until gelatin is completely dissolved.
Cool 10 min.
3
Spoon berry gelatin into 20 (1 oz) plastic shot glasses sprayed lightly with cooking spray, adding about 2 tsp to each.
Refrigerate 15 min. or until set but not firm.
4
Top with unflavored gelatin mixture, adding about 2 tsp. to each cup.
Refrigerate 10 min. Insert cherry, stem end up, into white gelatin layer in each cup.
Refrigerate 2 minutes .
5
Cover with cherry gelatin, adding about 2tsp. to each cup.
Refrigerate 2 hours or until firm. Remove from cups before serving.
6
ADULTS ONLY ALCOHOLIC VARIATION
Prepare as directed, reducing the boiling water to 1 cup and dissolving each of the berry and cherry gelatin mixes in 1/2 cup boiling water. Stir 1/4 cup vodka into each flavor of gelatin, then continue as directed.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Desserts
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American

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14 Comments

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Carol Junkins CarolAJ
Jul 4, 2012
Tks Pat !
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Pat Duran kitchenchatter
Jul 3, 2012
Colorful and refreshing thanks for the post Carol. everyone will enjoy these.
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jamie Beecham jamie4cakes
Jul 3, 2012
Yes that is right but my kids usually have one the is the driver if the husbands or wives have one.
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Carol Junkins CarolAJ
Jul 3, 2012
Ha ha I know jamie, I am with ya, as long as the adults don't have to drive to far to get home, that is my only concern !