1 1/3 c
boiling water divided
(3 oz) jello berry blue flavor gelatine
(3oz) jello cherry flavor gelatne
env. knox unflavored gelatine
maraschino cherries with stems, well drained, patted dry
1Add 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
2Meanwhile 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.
3Spoon 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.
4Top 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 .
5Cover with cherry gelatin, adding about 2tsp. to each cup.
Refrigerate 2 hours or until firm. Remove from cups before serving.
6ADULTS 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
Colleen Sowa colleenlucky7 - Jul 2, 2012
Very cool! xo
Sandy Mika mikasldy - Jul 2, 2012
these are so cute, thanks for posting
Sheila Hinds Shinds - Jul 2, 2012
Carol, this Jell-O Firecrackers recipe lives up to its name. What a great idea for the 4th of July's dessert menu. I have a similar recipe from my sister Dotty who lives in Iowa, but yours looks prettier! We won't tell her that however.