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rose's broken glass dessert

Recipe by
Rose M. Helle
The Villages, FL

Looking for something by way of a no-bake dessert, I came up with just stuff I already had in my pantry and refrigerator. The jello reminded me of stained glass, so I called this my broken glass dessert.

yield 10 -12
prep time 40 Min
method Refrigerate/Freeze

Ingredients For rose's broken glass dessert

  • 3 oz
    pkgs jello, different flavors
  • 2 c
    vanilla wafer crumbs
  • 1/2 c
  • 1 stick
    margarine, melted
  • 1
    envelope unflavored gelatin
  • 2 Tbsp
    cold water
  • 1/2 c
    hot fruit juice
  • 1
    8 oz container whipped topping, thawed

How To Make rose's broken glass dessert

  • 1
    Day before serving: Prepare the 3 fruit flavored gelatins according to package directions. Pour into 3 shallow pans and put into refrigerator to set.
  • 2
    Next day: Mix 1-3/4 cups of the vanilla wafer crumbs with the 1/2 cup of sugar and melted margarine. Mix to form a crust for your 9x13 dish, going up the sides and bottom of the dish.
  • 3
    Dissolve the unflavored gelatin in the cold water. Set aside for 5 minutes. Meanwhile, heat the fruit juice, when hot, add the unflavored gelatin to mix. Cool.
  • 4
    Once cooled, fold this mixture into the whipped topping. Cut prepared gelatins into small cubes and fold this into the whipped topping mix.
  • 5
    Pour the mixture into the crumb-lined dish. Top with remaining crumbs. Refrigerate overnight before serving.

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