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Easy and colorful St. Patrick's Day treat!
This was a big hit with my family.

It is very easy - just mixing gelatin and boiled water; however, you would want to start this project at least a day in advance is there is a set up time in the fridge of 3 hours between each layer.

Posted by KMOM14 from Fort Wayne, Indiana, United States • Published See KMOM14's 367 projects »
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  • How to make a jelly. Rainbow Jelly Jigglers - Step 1
    Step 1

    The basic receipe for Jigglers from the back of the box of Jello is
    - Stir 2 1/2 cupson boiling water (DO NOT ADD COLD WATER)into a 4 - 4 serving each size (3 oz box) and stir until dissolved.

    As these are being layered, and depending on the width you want the finished rainbows to be you could cut the receipe:

    In half: 1 1/4 cup of boiling
    water and 2 small boxes or
    1 large box for each layer
    or

    Into 1/4: Use 5/8 cup of boiling
    water and 1 small box

    At Walgreens, I was able to get Royal Gelatin in Red, Green and Orange for 3 small boxes for $1. However, they didn't have yellow, blue or orange nor did the store brand.

    I ended up buying a small box each of yellow and blue Jello gelatin.

    For the purple I mixed a red box with a green box of Royal gelatin and added 10 drops of blue food coloring
    (the pictured project is approx 2 boxes of gelatin per layer - 1 box for each layer would produce a skinnier rainbow)

  • How to make a jelly. Rainbow Jelly Jigglers - Step 2
    Step 2

    Pour the boiling water into the red gelatin and stir 3 minutes until dissolved.

  • How to make a jelly. Rainbow Jelly Jigglers - Step 3
    Step 3

    Pour into pan (I used the top off of a commercially prepared 1/4 sheet cake, but you could use a 9" x 13" pan or several small pans).

    Allow to set at least 3 hours.

  • How to make a jelly. Rainbow Jelly Jigglers - Step 4
    Step 4

    The next layer of the rainbow is orange.

    Pour the boiling water into the orange gelatin and stir 3 minutes until dissolved.

  • How to make a jelly. Rainbow Jelly Jigglers - Step 5
    Step 5

    Pour the orange gelatin on top of the red gelatin and put it in the fridge. Allow it it set at least 3 hours.

  • How to make a jelly. Rainbow Jelly Jigglers - Step 6
    Step 6

    The next layer of the rainbow is yellow.

    Pour the boiling water into the yellow gelatin and stir 3 minutes until dissolved.

  • How to make a jelly. Rainbow Jelly Jigglers - Step 7
    Step 7

    Pour the yello gelatin on top of the orange gelatin and put it in the fridge. Allow it it set at least 3 hours.

  • How to make a jelly. Rainbow Jelly Jigglers - Step 8
    Step 8

    The next layer of the rainbow is green.

    Pour the boiling water into the green gelatin and stir 3 minutes until dissolved.

  • How to make a jelly. Rainbow Jelly Jigglers - Step 9
    Step 9

    Pour the green gelatin on top of the red gelatin and put it in the fridge. Allow it it set at least 3 hours.

  • How to make a jelly. Rainbow Jelly Jigglers - Step 10
    Step 10

    The next layer of the rainbow is blue.

    Pour the boiling water into the blue gelatin and stir 3 minutes until dissolved.

  • How to make a jelly. Rainbow Jelly Jigglers - Step 11
    Step 11

    Pour the blue gelatin on top of the green gelatin and put it in the fridge. Allow it it set at least 3 hours.

  • How to make a jelly. Rainbow Jelly Jigglers - Step 12
    Step 12

    The next layer of the rainbow is indigo and violet - for this project just use purple or violet gelatin

    Pour the boiling water into the purple gelatin and stir 3 minutes until dissolved.

  • How to make a jelly. Rainbow Jelly Jigglers - Step 13
    Step 13

    Pour the purple gelatin on top of the blue gelatin and put it in the fridge. Allow it it set at least 3 hours.

  • How to make a jelly. Rainbow Jelly Jigglers - Step 14
    Step 14

    After last layer is firm, take out and cut the layers into circles with a cookie cutter or a cup (run the cup under warm water first). If you use a cup, this part would be super fun for kids as it makes a "thwack" when you pull the cup out and the layers slide back down in the pan.

  • How to make a jelly. Rainbow Jelly Jigglers - Step 15
    Step 15

    Remove each circle from the pan.

  • How to make a jelly. Rainbow Jelly Jigglers - Step 16
    Step 16

    Cut each circle in half.

  • How to make a jelly. Rainbow Jelly Jigglers - Step 17
    Step 17

    Set each half circle up on the cut edge and you have a rainbow!

    Pictured to the side is two halves side by side that were turned up after I cut them.

    Serve on a decorative platter, plate or glass.

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xoxo- Brook
xoxo- Brook · Anchorage, Alaska, US · 3 projects
So basicially make jello....
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Kitty
Kitty · Okotoks, Alberta, CA · 18 projects
OMG awesome!!
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eccemullier
eccemullier · Mexico City, Federal District, MX · 95 projects
AMAZING!!!=D Thanks for sharing.
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