Three Layer Holiday Jello

READY IN: 8hrs 30mins
Recipe by curly top

This dish has a white, sour cream middle layer. I make it with red and blue on the 4th of July, red and green at Christmas but any two colours you like will work. This dish is best served in a glass dish so the layers can be seen.

Top Review by KookieMomster

My mother uses a similar recipe that has mayo, pineapple, mini marshmallows and lemon jello in the middle, very good. Thank you for submitting this.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Prepare one package of jello according to directions on box, pour in serving dish.
  2. Sprinkle unflavoured gelatin over cold water,let stand 5 minutes.
  3. Heat milk over med heat.
  4. Add sugar, stir until dissolved.
  5. Stir in prepared unflavoured gelatin.
  6. Cool to room temperature.
  7. Stir in sour cream.
  8. Pour sour cream mix over the first layer when the first layer is mostly set ( will be firm but sticky, your finger will leave a mark).
  9. When second layer is mostly set pour the last layer.
  10. Prepare the last layer in advance (or use ice quick set method) so that it is cool when poured.
  11. Place dish in fridge for several hours or overnight to set completely.

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