Gelatin Recipes

We have all-American classic Jell-O recipes that are perfect for your party. Everyone loves to see recipes with Jell-O at a potluck—especially when they’re topped with Cool Whip or layered with cream cheese.

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Margarita Gelatin Shots

Everyone's favorite cocktail becomes a celebratory shot! Serve this margarita gelatin shot recipe in shot glasses garnished to look like mini margaritas or, for a fun twist, pour the mixture into hollowed-out lime halves, chill and then slice into wedges. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen

Spiced Apple Cider Jelly Shots

These spiced, spiked gelatin squares are sure to get the party started at fall get-togethers. If you’re going for the...


Sensational Slush

Colorful and refreshing, this sweet-tart slush has become a family favorite. I freeze the mix in 2- and 4-cup containers...


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Lime Gelatin Salad

I've made this refreshing recipe more than 100 times over the past 15 years! It can be a salad or...


Watermelon Cake

No one will ever guess how simple this make-ahead melon is to assemble. After one bite of the showstopping cake,...

Halloween Poke Cake

This cute cake will make your favorite trick-or-treaters smile with delight when you serve it on Halloween. The moist marble...


Orange Buttermilk Salad

For a deliciously creamy treat, I make this gelatin salad. It is so easy to whip up and I always...

Peppermint Stick Dessert

With every spoonful of this cool, creamy concoction, my family goes back in time to when our Grandma Dagmar made...


Green Flop Jell-O

Get ready for fluffy lemon-lime goodness. My family calls it "flop Jell-O" because most of the time a clear gelatin...


Cran-Orange Gelatin Salad

After seeing this gelatin salad in a flier, I decided to make it lighter. I like to serve it as...


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Pineapple Gelatin Salad

My family enjoys this lovely layered salad in the summer with grilled hamburgers. Although I haven't used the recipe long,...

Amish Yum-Yum Salad

I received the recipe for Amish yum-yum salad from a friend of my mother's years ago. I always have the...


Cranberry Pineapple Salad

Impress dinner guests with this delightfully different take on traditional cranberry sauce. The nuts add a tasty crunch. —Dorothy Angley,...


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Wearing o’ Green Cake

One bite of this moist, colorful cake and you'll think you've found the pot o' gold at the end of...


Sugar-Free Strawberry Jam

"My husband has been a diabetic for almost 20 years and is very careful about what he eats," explains Rita...


Fluffy Lime Salad

Crunchy walnuts, plump marshmallows and tangy pineapple dot this creamy lime salad. It's a refreshing side dish for a family...

Peach Bavarian

Fruit molds are my specialty. This one, with its refreshing peach taste, makes a colorful salad or dessert. —Adeline Piscitelli,...


Lemon Chiffon Blueberry Dessert

This cool and creamy no-bake dessert is perfect for hot summer days. I sometimes replace raspberries for half of the...


Autumn Apple Salad

Whether I make it for a Sunday dinner, a company dinner or a covered-dish dinner, people like the blend of...


Marshmallow Easter Eggs

I've been making these wonderful marshmallow Easter eggs for years. These candies are a big hit with marshmallow lovers. —Betty...


Fluffy Cranberry Mousse

This is a delicious and pretty salad for the holidays, but it's so good that I serve it at other...


Snowy Raspberry Gelatin Mold

This mold is always on our holiday table. The raspberry layer makes an attractive base for the creamy cream cheese...


Swedish Rice Ring

This recipe, which originated in Sweden, is famous at church suppers with our Minnesota neighbors. It's a delicious addition at...


Circus Peanut Gelatin

Circus peanuts are one of the most popular candies in my hometown's old-fashioned candy shop. When I saw this circus...


Molded Cranberry Nut Salad

We try lots of cranberry recipes, and this one is always requested when we have family get-togethers at Thanksgiving and...

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Breezy Lemon-Berry Dessert

I love the combination of berries and lemon, and wanted to come up with a light, refreshing and tasty dessert...


Apricot Salad

Colorful gelatin salad adds a spot of brightness to any table. It blends well with this holiday feast. We children...


Christmas Ribbon Salad

Spirits are light at holiday time around Debra Stoner's home--and so are many of the meas she serves. "I make...


Grandma’s Gelatin Fruit Salad

Whenever I invite my big family for dinner, my grandchildren request this favorite fruit salad. My sons have always liked...


Cherry Gelatin Supreme

When I was growing up, this yummy, easy dessert was always on the menu at holiday get-togethers. Years ago, my...


Beet Salad

We live in the high-mountain country of central Idaho, where the cool climate is idea for root crops like beets....