Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 15 mins

Found this in an amish cookbook. It was a fundraiser for a traditional Amish school where the students stop their education after 8th grade. It tastes like a German dessert called Rote Grutze or a packaged mix Danish Dessert made by Junket. This is better and easier.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 (1/4 ounce) packagekool-aid unsweetened flavored drink mix
  • 8 cups water, divided
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 34 cup fruit jell (found near the canning supplies)
  • 13 cup gelatin powder (use the same flavor as your Kool-Aid)


  1. Combine Kool-Aid, 7 cups water and sugar in a large saucepan.
  2. Heat until boiling.
  3. In a separate bowl mix clear jel and 1 cup water.
  4. Add to hot mixture in saucepan.
  5. Cook until thickened.
  6. Remove from heat.
  7. Add Jello.
  8. Refrigerate Serve with whipped cream or cool whip.