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4th of July Firecracker Jell-O Cups

Ingredients

  • 1 Blue Jell-O Gelatin like 3 oz package Berry Blue
  • 1 Red Jell-O Gelatin like 3 oz package Cherry
  • 1 envelope Unlavored Gelatin like Knox
  • 1 1/3 cups boiling Water
  • 1 cup Milk
  • 1/4 cup Sugar
  • Maraschino Cherries drained

Instructions

  • If you can find tall shot glasses they will work best, but any clear glass will do.
  • Place blue gelatin in a bowl and add 2/3 cup boiling water.
  • Stir well until dissolved and allow to cool.
  • Fill each cup 1/3 full of blue and place in refrigerator.
  • Add 1/3 cup of milk to another bowl and sprinkle unflavored gelatin over top.
  • Heat remaining 2/3 cup of milk to a boil.
  • Remove from heat and stir in sugar to dissolve.
  • Add heated milk to gelatin/milk mixture and stir until blended.
  • Allow to cool.
  • Gently fill all cups the next 1/3 of the way with white mixture and return to refrigerator.
  • Place red gelatin in a bowl and add 2/3 cup boiling water.
  • Stir well until dissolved and allow to cool.
  • Place a cherry on top of each glass and add about 1/4" of red gelatin to each.
  • Place in refrigerator for 5 minutes.
  • Pull from refrigerator and try to adjust to get stems to point upward.
  • Fill each cup the rest of the way with red and place in refrigerator.