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Fun Finger Gelatin

Rated as 4.85 out of 5 Stars

"This is the best finger gelatin recipe. I've been making it for many years. It's simple to make, and kids love it! You can be very creative for parties or events by using cookie cutters to cut the gelatin. Enjoy! Use your favorite flavor of gelatin mix."
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3 h 15 m servings 68
Original recipe yields 32 servings (32 bite-size pieces)


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  1. Dissolve the unflavored gelatin in 2 1/2 cups cold water in a bowl.
  2. Combine the fruit-flavored gelatin, sugar, and hot water in a large saucepan; bring to a boil. Stir the unflavored gelatin mixture into the boiling mixture; cook and stir until the gelatin and sugar are completely dissolved, about 5 minutes.
  3. Remove the saucepan from heat. Stir 1 cup cold water into the gelatin mixture; pour into a 13x9-inch dish.
  4. Refrigerate until the gelatin is firm, about 3 hours; cut into squares to serve.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 68 calories; 0 15.8 1.8 0 30 Full nutrition

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This isn't a "gourmet" jello dish... It's simple and tasty. Kids have fun making shapes out of the jello with cookie cutters. You can cut down on the sugar without any problem. It's fun to ma...

SO CUTE and YUMMY! The kids loved this cut out into shamrock shapes. My little guy is already planning what flavors/shapes we will do next, lol...too easy and fun! Thanks for sharing. :)

This is definitely the best jello recipe I've tried. Kid pleaser for sure!

I've always added the hot water to the mixing bowl, so this is the first time I've read about boiling it, and it worked like a charm. No need to add the sugar. I used 4 Knox gelatin packs, and...

We made this all the time when I was a kid, however the extra sugar is unnecessary though. Works great with sugar free jello also and a nice sweet treat if watching weight.

Super simple and super fun. I made a double batch and used the new all-natural Jell-O mix in Mixed Berry flavor. The kiddos enjoyed this jiggly-wiggly snack.

These came out great! I'm only giving it four stars though because I think 4 envelopes of gelatin instead of five would have been more than enough and the extra sugar is definitely not needed. M...

Made this with my daughter, came out really well

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