—Aldene Belch, Flint, Michigan, Fruit molds are my specialty. I made it, and it’s just as scrumptious as he remembers. Now that I'm retired from teaching, I have more time for kitchen experiments. —Diane Nemitz, Ludington, Michigan, I prepare this colorful dessert quite often in the summer when fresh rhubarb is abundant. —Adeline Piscitelli, Sayreville, New Jersey, I use cherry gelatin to give a boxed cake mix an eye-appealing marbled effect. The shimmering stripes are formed with distinctive gelatin layers. Nov 2, 2019 - Explore Cookery in Carla's board "Terrifying Vintage Jello Recipes" on Pinterest. —Laurie Neverman, Green Bay, Wisconsin. —Andrea Campbell, Los Angeles, California, My grandmother used to make this pie when I was a small child. I vary the colors to match the occasion. —Cher Anjema, Kleinburg, Ontario, Our striking "flag" salad drew plenty of attention at our Independence Day party. A Brooklyn woman gave her the recipe, but my grandmother could never remember the woman’s name or the name of the pie, comically dubbing it Lady from Brooklyn’s Pie. —Kim Waterhouse, Randolph, Maine, Kids love this sweet, wiggly gelatin and whipped topping dessert. People actually line up for a piece. —Cyndi Fynaardt, Oskaloosa, Iowa, My husband loved his Mamaw's strawberry cake recipe. Pretzel Jello Dessert. —Jodie Cederquist, Muskegon, Michigan, Garnished with toasted coconut and more peppermint candy, this creamy dessert welcomes the holidays! You can choose different flavors to make other color combinations for specific holidays or other gatherings. I love bringing something sweet to a potluck, but I don’t like spending all day in the kitchen. I vary the colors to match the occasion - pink and blue for a baby shower, school colors for a graduation party, etc. At home, you'll find her working on embroidery and other crafts. It's a wonderful anytime treat. For years, Mom has included this salad in meals she prepares for our family. Connect with friends faster than ever with the new Facebook app. I use a store-bought graham cracker crust, but you can also use a chocolate graham cracker crust. Saltine crust is amazing with a no-bake, tart-sweet strawberry lemonade filling. It has a vintage dessert appeal that no one in our family can resist. This refreshing salad has two layers – a pretty pink bottom that includes sour cream, and a ruby red top with strawberries and pineapple. Vintage gelatin molds come in all shapes and sizes, and they’re so much fun to play around with. This tempting, yummy dessert has sweet strawberries, tart lime, pretzels and cream cheese. https://www.homemade-dessert-recipes.com/jello-dessert-recipes.html 36 Old-School Jell-O Recipes. —Margaret McNeil, Germantown, Tennessee, For a lower-fat alternative to ice cream-filled pops, try slurping this citrus novelty. The lemon and coconut flavors go so wonderfully together. These layered jello cubes are fun to serve and to eat! Look for premade shortbread crusts in the baking aisle of the grocery store. In this cream pie, fresh banana and chocolate make a truly irresistible combo. She pours this love of all things sweet (and sometimes savory) into Bakeable, Taste of Home's baking club. It's sublime with peaches and peach gelatin, too. Kids of all ages snatch them up. Top it with whatever fruit you like! Lisa is an associate editor at Taste of Home where she gets to embrace her passion for baking. This refreshing salad has two layers – a pretty pink bottom that includes sour cream, and a ruby red top with strawberries and pineapple. https://www.tasteofhome.com/collection/jello-salad-recipes-for-the-holidays I guarantee compliments when you serve this fantastic dessert. She shared this recipe with me and it's become a must-have at every barbecue I attend. —Mary Ann Lee, Clifton Park, New York, My gelatin ring gets a tropical twist from coconut, pineapple and macadamia nuts. — Gina Nistico, Taste of Home Food Editor, For a special occasion like a church supper, I make this beautiful dessert. Kids of all ages snap them up. This make-ahead strawberry pretzel salad will disappear quickly at any potluck. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, When Bing cherries are in season, I make this fruity custard-style fool. Here's an eye-catching salad that my mother makes for Christmas dinner each year. Great-Grandma's Green Gelatin Salad. I make this rhubarb cake with cake mix and take it to church potlucks. Feel free to use any flavored gelatin, or try walnuts or pecans instead of pistachios. Molded Strawberry Salad. Pina Colada Jam. It was a memorable occasion for the whole family. Taste of Home is America's #1 cooking magazine. —Jan Hemness, Stockton, Missouri, Need to bring a dish to pass this weekend? See more ideas about Jello recipes, Retro recipes, Recipes. For years, Mom has included this salad in meals she prepares for our family. It's so festive-looking. Rainbow Gelatin Cubes. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen, I made this for a Father's Day party, and it was a hit! Jell-O was always a natural pairing for desserts, with flavors like lemon, lime and cherry working beautifully in recipes made with fresh fruit, marshmallows and whipped cream. Everyone will be asking for the recipe.—Lucy Rickers, Bonsall, California, Everyone has a favorite way to serve pound cake, but no one will expect this! It's low in fat, sugar and fuss. —Marilyn Blankschien, Clintonville, Wisconsin, Seniors On Medicare Are Getting a Big Pay Day in 2020, Expert: “This credit card is so good I signed up personally”. Jell-O salads can be sweet, savory, or a combination of both (seriously), and congealed salads can stand in as side dishes or desserts.