Jack-o'-Lantern Gelatin Dessert

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  • 20 min prep
  • 3 hr 20 min total
  • Makes 16 servings.

Jack-o'-Lantern Gelatin Dessert Recipe

Ingredients

  • 1-1/4 qt. (5 cups) boiling water
  • 4 pkg.  (3 oz. each) JELL-O Orange Flavor Gelatin
  • 8 OREO Cookies, divided
  • 8 candy-coated chocolate pieces
  • 1/3 cup  thawed COOL WHIP Whipped Topping
  • 5 drops  green food coloring

Instructions

  • Add  boiling water to gelatin mixes in 2-qt. round casserole sprayed with cooking spray; stir 2 min. until completely dissolved. Refrigerate 3 hours or until firm.
  • Unmold  gelatin onto plate. Spilt 2 cookies in half. Add 2 cookie halves to the gelatin for the jack-o'-lantern's eyes. Cut each of the 2 remaining cookie halves into 3 triangles. Top gelatin with 1 triangle for the nose; add remaining triangles for the mouth. Stack remaining cookies into 2 piles of 3 cookies each. Add to gelatin for the pumpkin's stem.
  • Tint  COOL WHIP with food coloring; use to decorate dessert with remaining ingredients.

Recipe Tips

Quick Gelatin SetAdd 2 cups boiling water to gelatin mixes; stir 4 min. until completely dissolved. Stir in 3 cups cold water; pour into mold. Refrigerate 2 hours or until firm.

How to Secure DecorationsUse dabs of COOL WHIP to secure the decorations to the gelatin, if desired.

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Nutrition Information

Makes 16 servings.

Nutrition per serving:

  • Calories 110 
  • Total fat 1.5 g
  • Saturated fat 0.5 g
  • Cholesterol 0 mg
  • Sodium 110 mg
  • Carbohydrate 24 g
  • Dietary fiber 0 g
  • Sugars 22 g
  • Protein 2 g
  • Vitamin A 0 %DV
  • Vitamin C 0 %DV
  • Calcium 0 %DV
  • Iron 2 %DV

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