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JELL-O Firecrackers

Rated as 4.33 out of 5 Stars

"Red, white, and blue with a cherry stem 'fuse,' these little JELL-O treats will be a tasty hit with kids and adults alike."
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Ingredients

2 h 45 m servings 54 cals
Original recipe yields 20 servings

Directions

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  1. Add 2/3 cup boiling water to berry gelatin mix in small bowl; stir 2 min. until completely dissolved. Repeat with cherry gelatin mix. Cool.
  2. Meanwhile, sprinkle unflavored gelatine 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 plain gelatine mixture; stir until gelatine is completely dissolved. Cool 10 min.
  3. Spoon 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.
  4. Top with unflavored gelatine mixture, adding about 2 tsp. to each cup. Refrigerate 10 min. Insert cherry, stem end up, into white gelatine layer in each cup. Refrigerate 2 min.
  5. Cover with cherry gelatin, adding about 2 tsp. to each cup. Refrigerate 2 hours or until firm. Remove from cups before serving.

Footnotes

  • Adults Only Alcoholic Variation: 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
  • Substitute: Substitute blueberries and/or small strawberries for the cherries.
  • Spiked Cherries (Adults Only): Place cherries in a glass jar. Add 1/2 cup vodka; cover with a tight-fitting lid. Refrigerate at least 2 hours; drain. Pat dry, then use as directed

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 54 calories; 0.3 g fat; 12 g carbohydrates; 1.5 g protein; < 1 mg cholesterol; 45 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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This recipe turned out so well! I tripled the recipe but When i went to the store they only had 2 berry Jell-O packets left and i had to substitute one grape and they were really amazing and a h...