Jell-O Magic Mousse

Total Time
8hrs 10mins
10 mins
8 hrs

Very simple recipe from a Jell-O brand recipe card. I like it with lime jello. NOTES: cooking time is actually refrigerator time for set-up.

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  • 3 cups boiling water
  • 1 (6 ounce) box cherry Jell-O
  • 1 (16 ounce) container Cool Whip, whipped topping, thawed


  1. stir boiling water into dry gelatin mix in medium bowl at least 2 minutes until completely dissolved.
  2. add whipped topping to hot gelatin; stir with wire whisk until whipped topping is completely melted and mixture is well blended.
  3. (mixture will still be thin).
  4. pour mixture into 6 cup mold or glass bowl sprayed with cooking spray.
  5. Refrigerate 8 hours or overnight until firm.
  6. unmold onto serving plate just before serving.
  7. store leftovers in refrigerator.