Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 0 mins

A great recipe for older kids to make and enjoy.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Dissolve jello with boiling water in large bowl.
  2. Add cold water and applesauce.
  3. Chill until set.
Most Helpful

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When I makes this I do not use the 1 1/2 cups cold water - I use the 2 cups boiling water as called for on the Jell-O package and then use the 2 cups applesauce in place of the cold water - this results in a firmer set and a bit more flavor (because the Jell-O isn't "watered down" by both the water and the applesauce). We really like it at our house; one of our kids' favorites. Simple to prepare, good for dessert after supper or as an after-school or bedtime snack!

4 5

A fun dessert that my office raved over. I followed all directions as given except I used strawberry flavored jello. I only wish the jello would hold it's firmness longer. This is a keeper. Thank you for sharing. I followed CJSchmitt's suggestions. It firmed up the mold perfectly. I no longer have the 'melting' problem : D Just tried it with a small can of fruit cocktail (drained)...turned out pretty well. Will try fresh fruits next time! Thanks again!

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