Jell-O Layered Margarita Bites

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Serves: 9 - four piece servings
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Cooking Method: Stove Top


2 c boiling water
2 pkg jell-o brand margarita flavor gelatin
1/2 c tequila
1 grated peel and juice from lime
2 c thawed cool whip topping

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Stevie Seber Recipe
Lightly Salted
Avon, UT (pop. 904)
Member Since Aug 2010
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It's refreshing and great for parties.
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Margarita Jell-O is not an easy find, so we improvised by using two boxes of lime Jell-o and 1 cup of boiling margarita mix in place of 1/2 the boiling water called for in the recipe. We loved the way it turned out - the perfect light bite for your next adult party. Be sure to garnish with salt... It really makes the dish!


STIR boiling water into dry gelatin mixes with wire whisk in a large bowl at least 2 mins. Stir in tequila and 2 tbs of lime juice. Add whipped topping and 1 tsp of the lime peel; stir until whipped topping is completely melted and well blended.
Pour into an 8 inch square pan.
Refrigerate 3 hours or until firm. Cut into 36 pieces to serve. Garnish with additional lime peel and coarse salt, if desired. For non-alcoholic substitute cold water for tequila.

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user FREDA GABLE cookin4me - Sep 19, 2010
OH MY GOODNESS. . . . May have to get me a "mini bottle" To try this.sounds way to interesting. . . Thanks
user Robin DuPree robdupree - Sep 19, 2010
Cute idea...
user Gloria Boone bariboo54 - Sep 29, 2010
I would like to try this recipe but where do you find margarita flavored jello. I never heard of it or seen it.
user Kary Rowland kary_lu - Oct 10, 2010
I have never heard of Margarita flavored Jello either!! I'm with Gloria... where do you find it??
user Stevie Seber ILuvRecipes87 - Oct 26, 2010
I don't know, I just found the recipe at the store one day and I think they did have Margarita flavored Jello next to it; I'll have to check the store next time I go, because I'd really like to try this recipe.

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