8 Layer Jello Salad

READY IN: 4hrs
Recipe by Jo-Jo421

This is beautiful when cut, all the layers and colors of the jello. It helps at it taste good, too. Very refreshing. For the 4th of July I have done red, white and blue, then cut it with star shaped cookie cutter. Enjoy!!! Great hit at church pot lucks!!!

Top Review by anitac

I have been making this salad for years! My family loves it and it is a 'must have' for Christmas. I use stawberry, lime, lemon and cherry in that order.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Dissolve 1 pkg of jello in l ½ cups of Boiling water- (one at a time).
  2. Pour into 9 X 13 pan and let gel in level frig-.
  3. (yes you need to make sure your frig is level).
  4. In saucepan, combine 2 cups milk and 1 cup sugar, bring to boil.
  5. (careful not to scald) when boiling starts remove from heat.
  6. In mean time, dissolve 2 env unflavored gelatin in ½ cup cold water,
  7. slowly add to milk mixture after you remove it from the heat.
  8. Let mixture cool then add sour cream and 2 tsp vanilla, mix well.
  9. Pour 1 cup milk mixture over jello layer, let chill approximately 1 hour. Then carefully add next layer of jello, let chill approximately 1 hour or until solid.
  10. Continue until you have 8 layers (4 jello and 4 milk mixture).
  11. This can be made a day or two in advance.

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