1/1 Photo of Classic Holiday Ribbon Squares (Jello)
4 hrs 30 mins
Roxygirl in Colorado's Note:
This red, white, and green jello is a classic addition to the holiday table (you can switch colors for other occasions). Recipe from "Celebrating 100 years of Jello." I speed-up the chilling time table by setting each bowl/pan over a larger bowl/pan of ice water (lots of ice). I do this with all my Jello and each stage is done in about 15-20 minutes. You need to check for required texture and not go by clock. I love making these layered desserts!
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- 3 cups boiling water
- 1 (3 ounce) package Jello gelatin, any red flavor
- 1 (3 ounce) package lemon Jell-O gelatin
- 1 (3 ounce) package lime Jell-O gelatin
- 1 1/2 cups cold water
- 1 (8 ounce) package Philadelphia Cream Cheese, softened
- 1 (8 ounce) can crushed pineapple in juice, undrained
- 1 cup Cool Whip, thawed
- 1/2 cup Kraft mayonnaise
- 1Stir 1 cup boiling water into each flavor of gelatin in separate medium bowls at least 2 minutes, until dissolved.
- 2Stir 3/4 cup of the cold water into the red gelatin.
- 3Pour into 9-inch square pan.
- 4Refrigerate about 45 minutes or until set but not firm to the touch (gelatin should still stick to the finger when touched).
- 5Meanwhile, stir lemon gelatin gradually into cream cheese in large bowl with whisk until smooth.
- 6(I use the blender for this step, because I don't like lumpy Jello).
- 7Stir in pineapple with the juice.
- 8Refrigerate about 45 minutes or until slightly thickened (consistency of unbeaten egg whites).
- 9Stir in whipped topping and mayonnaise.
- 10Spoon over red gelatin layer in pan.
- 11Refrigerate about 30 minutes or until set, but not firm (gelatin should stick to finger and should mound).
- 12Meanwhile, stir remaining 3/4 cold water into lime gelatin.
- 13Refrigerate about 30 minutes or until slightly thickened (consistency of unbeaten egg whites).
- 14Spoon over lemon gelatin mixture in pan.
- 15Refrigerate 4 hours or until firm.
- 16Unmold and cut into squares.
- 17Garnish with small dollop of Cool Whip.
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Nutritional Facts for Classic Holiday Ribbon Squares (Jello)
Serving Size: 1 (219 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 9
- Amount Per Serving
- % Daily Value
- Calories 288.5
- Calories from Fat 137
- Total Fat 15.2 g
- Saturated Fat 7.9 g
- Cholesterol 31.1 mg
- Sodium 304.2 mg
- Total Carbohydrate 35.3 g
- Dietary Fiber 0.2 g
- Sugars 30.8 g
- Protein 4.4 g