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Patriotic Jigglers

Make some sweet red, white and blue sweets to celebrate the day.


Two packages (4 serving size) or One package (8 serving size) any flavor red jell-o
Two packages (4 serving size) or One package (8 serving size) blue jell-o
Whipped topping (Itís easier if you have the kind in the can)
2 Ĺ cups boiling water
Mixing bowls
Measuring cups
Rubber scraper or large spoon
Table knife
Two 11 x 7 pans (Or you can do it in one pan, one flavor at a time)
Clear plastic cups (4 to 6 ounce size)
Small star-shaped cookie cutters (optional)
Large tray
Cherries (optional)


Pour one flavor of gelatine into the mixing bowl. Add 1 ¼ cups of the boiling water and use the rubber scraper to stir until all of the gelatine has dissolved (about two minutes). Pour the mixture into one of the pans. Repeat with the other flavor of jell-o.

Put the pans into the refrigerator and let the jell-o chill for about three hours.

Put about an inch of warm water into the sink. Dip just the bottom of the pan (don’t let the water come up over the sides) into the water for 15 seconds.

Wash your hands thoroughly. Use the star-shaped cookie cutters or the table knife to cut shapes.

Use your hands to lift out the shapes onto another tray. Repeat with both flavors.

Make a thin layer of blue jigglers, then a layer of whipped cream, then a layer of red jigglers, and then another layer of whipped cream. Top with a cherry if you would like and then enjoy!

Note: As in all recipes, results can vary depending on humidity, conditions etc. Please try any recipe out before attempting in a group setting.

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