I thought Jello gelatin would be good combined with cream cheese, and this recipe is perfect for that combo. We loved it. It must be held in separate stemmed glass dishes, holding court at the top of the dinner plates. Remove any unmelted ice. Pick a fresh, frozen, or canned fruit to pair with raspberry, strawberry, orange, or lime jello flavors. For those on Keto, Paleo, or Somersizing, use the large box of Jello and 8 ounces of cream cheese cause you'll love this, too! Love this stuff! Add Cool Whip, homemade whipped cream, or miniature marshmallows mixed with sour cream (see heading below) as a topping. I made this jello mold for numerous occasions, and I never had to worry about storing any leftovers…..it’s yummy! You can change it up everytime! This recipe yields about 64 oz , which is about 8 cups (16  – 1/2 cup servings). Your email address will not be published. Love this! Once it’s the consistency of unbeaten egg whites, stir in about 1 cup of fruit. Best, Melissa. I am pretty lazy, so I think I'll just make the jello and put a dollop of Cool Whip on top. (TIP: A blender or immersion blender makes the least amount of mess and blends in the cream cheese … Beat until smooth and creamy. Refrigerate until well set (couple of hours, or overnight). Best, Melissa, Hi Mary, Thank you for taking a moment to write. Generally, jello disappears before anyone worries if it’s gone bad. Second, I love that you totally understand the importance and perils of jello salad! Add 1 1/2-2 cups ice cubes and stir until the jello starts to thicken; about 3 minutes. I made it with orange jello, and used an immersion hand blender which perfectly incorporated the jello and cream cheese. Pour into servings dishes and chill until set. Thanks! In a separate bowl, mix the cream cheese with the sour cream, to a smooth paste, and fold into the jello mixture. Learn how your comment data is processed. The fancy serving dishes provide another purpose for my mother. Gelatinous collagen was rendered from animal bones and served as molded centerpieces for elaborate gatherings. For ultra creamy jello, whisk in 2 cups cool whip topping into jello after adding cold water. Weird jello-science I cannot explain.). Add 2 cups of boiling water and stir to dissolve. Jello molds or “jello cookery” made impressive presentations of gelatin encasing fruits, vegetables, and even meats. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Post was not sent - check your email addresses! However, if you have some freakish willpower, jello will last 7-10 days covered in the refrigerator. This sounds like a fun recipe. To. Super easy to make. Otherwise there’d be no visual cue for her to jump up halfway through the meal exclaiming, “Shoot! ), Your comment made my day! Jello desserts are great any time, but I love them that much more during the summer months. Adding Marshmallows and Sour Cream to Jello Salad. Add Cool Whip, homemade whipped cream, or miniature marshmallows mixed with sour cream (see heading above) as a topping. In a medium bowl, dissolve the jello in 1 cup boiling water, stirring 3 minutes. Black cherry water all over my shirt and counter tops! Hi Becky, You use two 3 ounce boxes. Add 1 1/2-2 cups ice cubes and stir until the jello starts to thicken; about 3 minutes. My experience was that I had to have the cream cheese soften just the right amount, and the jello gelled just the right amount to work. I used the blender option and went with cream cheese, lime jello and thinly sliced strawberries that I added right into the jello. Pick a fresh, frozen, or canned fruit to pair with raspberry, strawberry, orange, or lime jello flavors. Pour into these. Use hand mixer (or blender) on LOW speed to thoroughly combine. Best, Melissa, Thank you for sharing this lovely recipe. Add a small amount of the jello (2 tablespoon or so) to the cream cheese. strawberry , cream cheese,soften ,250 grams , icing sugar , vanilla wafer( loacker brand i use ),small package , honey for crust mixture , drops of red ,or pink color,optional , gelatin, warm water to dissolve gelatin