Carol Junkins Recipe

Jell-O Firecrackers

By Carol Junkins CarolAJ

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

Picture is from Kraft Foods.

Recipe Rating:
 2 Ratings
20 shot glasses
Prep Time:
Cook Time:
Cooking Method:
No-Cook or Other


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

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
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.
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.
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 .
Cover with cherry gelatin, adding about 2tsp. to each cup.
Refrigerate 2 hours or until firm. Remove from cups before serving.
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