8 Layer Jello Salad

This is beautiful when cut, all the layers and colors of the jello. It helps at it taste good, too. Very refreshing. For the 4th of July I have done red, white and blue, then cut it with star shaped cookie cutter. Enjoy!!! Great hit at church pot lucks!!!

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  • Dissolve 1 pkg of jello in l ½ cups of Boiling water- (one at a time).
  • Pour into 9 X 13 pan and let gel in level frig-.
  • (yes you need to make sure your frig is level).
  • In saucepan, combine 2 cups milk and 1 cup sugar, bring to boil.
  • (careful not to scald) when boiling starts remove from heat.
  • In mean time, dissolve 2 env unflavored gelatin in ½ cup cold water,
  • slowly add to milk mixture after you remove it from the heat.
  • Let mixture cool then add sour cream and 2 tsp vanilla, mix well.
  • Pour 1 cup milk mixture over jello layer, let chill approximately 1 hour. Then carefully add next layer of jello, let chill approximately 1 hour or until solid.
  • Continue until you have 8 layers (4 jello and 4 milk mixture).
  • This can be made a day or two in advance.
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"This is beautiful when cut, all the layers and colors of the jello. It helps at it taste good, too. Very refreshing. For the 4th of July I have done red, white and blue, then cut it with star shaped cookie cutter. Enjoy!!! Great hit at church pot lucks!!!"
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  1. anitac
    I have been making this salad for years! My family loves it and it is a 'must have' for Christmas. I use stawberry, lime, lemon and cherry in that order.
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  2. Jo-Jo421
    This is beautiful when cut, all the layers and colors of the jello. It helps at it taste good, too. Very refreshing. For the 4th of July I have done red, white and blue, then cut it with star shaped cookie cutter. Enjoy!!! Great hit at church pot lucks!!!
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