Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 45 mins

This is a fun and different way to make jello for the kids.


  1. Lightly spray an 8 or 9 inch square pan with cooking spray.
  2. Mix gelatin and water in 1 1/2-2 qt microwavable bowl.
  3. Cook on high 1 1/2 minutes.
  4. Stir to dissolve completely.
  5. Add marshmallows to gelatin.
  6. Microwave one minute or until marshmallows are almost melted.
  7. Stir until completely melted and mixture is smooth (creamy layer will float to top).
  8. Pour into prepared pan.
  9. Refrigerate 45 minutes or until set.
  10. Loosen edges with knife dipped in warm water.
  11. Starting at one end, roll up tightly.
  12. With seam side down, cut into 10-12 1/2 inch slices.
  13. Serve immediately or refrigerate until ready to serve.
Most Helpful

i used sugar free jello and it worked just fine. only took about 30mins to set, sprayed the pan w/ pam and i folded the first bit and held it there a few seconds for it to stick. then they rolled right up and didn't stick to the dish at all. i only cut it into 6 pieces, 12 seemed a bit small. the kids are excited for desert now, maybe they'll actually eat their dinner w/o me having to fuss at them! i'll probably 2x or 3x the recipe next time. maybe the sugar free doesn't make quite as much? doesn't matter though, i refuse to give my kids all that extra sugar.

MuddyMommaPottery August 09, 2010

We love this recipe!! The kids have so much fun helping and it's delicious too.

Dana S. June 20, 2015

love these pinwheels. I'm just wondering my marshmallows aren't as fluffy as in in the picture.

Tammy1622 July 07, 2013

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