Baking With Gramma – JELL-O Jigglers

JELL-O is fun! But JELL-O Jigglers are even more of a blast!

Let’s get creative with this food.

bd41b553e66888022144e139a8375ab6What You Need

  • 2 pkg (8 serving size) of JELL-O – pick your favorite flavor
  • 2 1/2 cups of boiling water
  • Measuring cup
  • Heat-safe mixing bowl
  • 13×9-inch baking sheet
  • Mixing spoon
  • Cookie cutters of various shapes


Step #1 – Pour gelatin into heat-safe mixing bowl

Step #2 – Pour the boiling water over gelatin.

Step #3 – Stir until completely dissolved – at least 3 minutes

Step #4 – Pour into 13×9-inch pan

Step #5 – Refrigerate for at least 3 hours or until firm.

Step #6 – Dip bottom of the pan into warm water for 15 seconds.

Step #7 – Take cookie cutters and begin making Jigglers

Note: Be sure to press the cutter all the way to the pan – this helps release the Jigglers.

Step #8 – Lift the JELL-O Jigglers from pan.


Reserve the odd pieces for snacking. Store the Jigglers in an air-tight container in the refrigerator.

Extras – for added yumminess, add some whipped cream to your jiggly dessert.

Fun With Food Facts – JELL-O

Did you know?

  • JELL-O has been around since 1845!Jello-Cherry-Box-Small
  • JELL-O has been used in movies to make special effects.
  • The four original flavors of this favorite snacking food were lemon, raspberry, orange, and strawberry. Today there are 15 flavors of this brand of gelatin.
  • There were once coffee, chocolate, tomato, and celery flavored JELL-O. These were not very popular.
  • JELL-O has its own occassion. The second full week of February is International JELL-O Week.

Have fun with your food by making some JELL-O Jigglers. They’re simple and delicious!

Be sure to check out our other Fun With Food Recipes!

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