Dan’s Jell-O

1
Nicole Khairullah

By
@JoesMama

This is a recipe my mom has been making for years~ It's one of my favorites but since my brother is older and it's one of his favorites, it's named for him. :o)

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Serves:
6-8
Prep:
12 Hr
Method:
No-Cook or Other

Ingredients

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  • ·
    jell-o
  • 1 large
    pkg. wild strawberry (or any type you like) jell-o
  • 2 c
    boiling water
  • 1-½ c
    cold water
  • ½ c
    apple sauce
  • 2 c
    frozen strawberries
  • ·
    topping
  • 1- 12 oz
    container sour cream- use tofutti sour cream for a non-dairy version.
  • 30 large
    marshmallows, torn into pieces

How to Make Dan’s Jell-O

Step-by-Step

  1. Starting the evening before you want to serve... Dissolve Jell-O in the boiling water; about 2 minutes.
  2. Add cold water and apple sauce to the Jell-O and mix.
  3. Put Jell-O mixture in the refrigerator; set just until raw egg like consistency is reached; at this point add the strawberries.
  4. Return to the refrigerator until completely set.
  5. Topping- In a medium bowl, mix sour cream and marshmallows and keep in the refrigerator.
  6. This part takes a long time~ Keep going back to it every ½ hour or so and mix until dissolved.
    (Mom doesn’t do this, but I have used a hand mixer the next morning, if this is taking too long.)
  7. Once the Jell-O is completely set up and the marshmallows are completely, or close to, completely dissolved into the sour cream, spread the sour cream mixture over the Jell-O.
  8. Refrigerate until ready to serve.

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About Dan’s Jell-O

Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Dairy Free
Other Tag: Quick & Easy




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