Jello Salad (11.18.11)

Posted at 7:54 AM, Nov 18, 2011
and last updated 2012-02-27 00:29:03-05

Strawberry, Banana and Sour Cream Jell-O

Serves 10

6 oz package of Strawberry Jell-O
1 ½ Cups boiling water
1 10 oz. package frozen sliced strawberries
1 8 oz. un-drained crushed pineapple
2 large sliced bananas, sliced
1 cup dairy sour cream

Dissolve Jell-O in boiling water.  Add strawberries. Stir until strawberries are thawed.  Add pineapple and bananas.  Pour half this mixture into a 9X9 pan.  Chill the ½ of the mixture until set.  Stir the sour cream until it is smooth then spread top of chilled Jell-O. Carefully pour remainder of Jell-O on top of the sour cream. Chill until set. 

*Raspberries can also be used in place of the strawberries, use raspberry Jell-O also. 

Seven-Up Applesauce Jell-O

Serves 10

3 Cups unsweetened applesauce
¼ cup orange juice
6 ounces Raspberry or Orange Jell-O
1 ½ Cups 7-up or Sprite

In a large saucepan, bring applesauce, orange juice, and Jell-O to a boil.

Remove from heat, SLOWLY add 7-up.  Stir to combine.

Pour into a 6-cup mold coated with cooking spray.  Refrigerate until firm.  Unmold onto a serving platter.

Cran-Raspberry Sherbet Jell-O

Serves 10-12

6 ounces Raspberry Jell-O
1 1/2 Cup boiling Water
1 can (14 ounces) jellied cranberry sauce
2 Cups raspberry sherbet
1 Tablespoon lemon juice

In a saucepan, dissolve Jell-O and Cranberry Sauce in the boiling water.  Stir over low heat until smooth.  Remove from heat and stir in lemon juice and Sherbet until melted.  Transfer to a 6 cup ring mold or bowl coated with cooking spray.  Refrigerate until firm.  Unmold onto a serving platter. 

Stained Glass Jell-O

5  cups boiling water, divided
3 oz. Jell-O Strawberry
3 oz. Jell-O Lime
3 oz. Jell-O Lemon
3 oz. Jell-O Orange
2 envelopes Knox unflavored Gelatin
1 cup Cold water, divided
1 can 14oz. sweetened condensed milk OR  Cream of coconut

Add 1 Cup of boiling water to each flavor of Jell-O EACH in a separate bowl.  Stir until dissolved.  Pour each flavor into separate small shallow food storage container sprayed with cooking spray.  Refrigerate 2 hours or until firm.

Sprinkle unflavored gelatin over cold water.  Let stand 1 minute.  Stir in 1 cup boiling water, stir until gelatin is dissolved.  Add condensed milk, and ½ cup cold water.  Mix well.  Cool slightly. 

Cut flavored Gelatin into cubes.  Randomly place cubes into 13×9 pan, sprayed with cooking spray.  Pour milk mixture over cubes.  Stir very gently to distribute gelatin cubes.  Refrigerate 2 hours or until firm. 

Circus Peanut Jell-O

Serves 12 to 18

7 oz. package of Circus Peanuts, about 30 peanuts  
1 -6oz package of orange flavored gelatin
2 Cups of boiling water
8 oz. can of mandarin oranges, drained but keep juice
8 oz. can of crushed pineapple, drained but keep juice
Above fruit juices plus cold water to make 1 ½ cup
8 ounces (2 cups-ish) of frozen whipped topping, thawed
Extra circus peanuts and whipped topping for garnish.

Cut or break the circus peanuts into small pieces.  In a small saucepan bring the water, circus peanuts and gelatin to a boil.  Simmer and stir until the peanuts are dissolved.  Remove from heat and add the juice/water.  Pour into a large bowl and chill until partially set, about 1 hour.

Fold in the oranges, pineapple, and whipped topping.  Pour mixture into a 13X9 pan.

Chill until firm.  About 2 hours.  Serve with extra circus peanuts and whipped topping on the top for decoration.