Jell-O Firecrackers

Carol Junkins


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

Picture is from Kraft Foods.


★★★★★ 2 votes

20 shot glasses
15 Min
2 Hr
No-Cook or Other


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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

How to Make Jell-O Firecrackers


  • 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.
    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.

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About Jell-O Firecrackers

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

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