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Jell-O 
 
Sep. 27, 2012 2:46 pm 
Updated: Sep. 29, 2012 4:07 pm

Today at the Allrecipes office, we had the opportunity to sample some Jell-O recipes.  A jiggly classic, nearly everyone on our staff has distinct memories of Jell-O. Check out some of our staff’s handiwork, and then check out our Dessert and Gelatin Salads Collection for more inspiration:  http://allrecipes.com/recipes/salad/dessert-and-gelatin/Main.aspx<


What do you think?  Share your thoughts and memories about Jell-O in the comments! 


Fruit Medley Jell-O Salad with Sour Cherries, Strawberry, and Banana.
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Jell-O shot, anyone?
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Aquarium Jell-O, with Swedish Fish and rock candy “rocks."
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Hot Habanero Jell-O.
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Comments
Sep. 27, 2012 3:05 pm
Love the jello aquarium!
 
Sep. 28, 2012 4:53 am
Red Jell-O was one of the base ingredients in my grandmother's cranberry salad at Thanksgiving and Green Jell-O was a base ingredient in her carrot & pineapple salad at Easter. Personally I like to have Black Cherry & Lemon with some cool whip.
 
Sep. 28, 2012 5:33 am
My MIL always served a black cherry jello salad with one of her chicken casseroles. She gave both recipes to me, and to this day, I still always serve that jello with the casserole. That recipe is so old, but it's on the AR site: http://allrecipes.com/recipe/bing-cherry-gelatin-mold-2/detail.aspx
 
Paula 
Sep. 28, 2012 7:33 am
Yes, I grew up in the era of jello salads and still love them. Like Doug, I love that red jello in the cranberry salad for Thanksgiving. Another one I remember is the green jello with pineapple and cottage cheese in it. Love it! And the strawberry one with cream cheese in the middle of the layers. And the blueberry one. I could go on and on.
 
ibbz 
Sep. 28, 2012 7:54 am
Jell-o was one of the first foods I got to "cook". I loved watching the jello mold jiggle and see the little pieces of fruit inside. There was a product that is discontinued now where the jell would separate into 3 different layers. That was also a fun one. Love the aquarium idea.
 
Andrea 
Sep. 29, 2012 4:07 pm
OK, everyone is talking about salads, what about the Zucchini/JELL-O Jam? Zucchinis are flying off the plants and I am busy using good old JELL-O to give the different flavors to the jams. It is so easy and has the good JELL-O flavor of fruit. I have strawberry, raspberry and peach. I am looking for apricot but can't find it in the stores. Yes, I am having fun with J E LL-O.
 
 
 
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