Saint Patricks Day Jello Cups

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Saint Patricks Day Jello Cups – delicious layered jello in green and white – perfect to celebrate Saint Patricks Day!

If you’re looking for a light, cool, and refreshing dessert, this layered jell-o hits the spot!

We love to get our kids involved in making these fun little cups and let them decorate it with different sprinkles – while we’re using this for Saint Patricks Day, it’s great for any holiday if you change up some of the colors and sprinkles!

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You can keep this jell-o dessert in the refrigerator for up to four days. We recommend covering with plastic wrap to keep it from absorbing food odors and flavors in the fridge.

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Saint Patrick's Day jello desserts.

Saint Patricks Day Jello Cups

Yield: 4-6
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Chilling Time: 6 hours
Total Time: 6 hours 15 minutes

Saint Patricks Day Jello Cups - delicious layered jello in green and white - perfect to celebrate Saint Patricks Day!

Ingredients

  • 3 packages green jello (lime or apple)
  • 1 (8 ounces) package cool whip
  • 6 cups water (3 cups boiling, 3 cups cold)

Instructions

  1. Combine one package of jello with one cup of boiling water in a large bowl.
  2. Whisk until the jello has fully melted.
  3. Whisk in one cup of cold water.
  4. Carefully pour the mixture into your serving cups, filling each one about ¼ of the way full.
  5. Transfer the cups to the fridge until they have fully set-- about 2-3 hours. 
  6. Once the first layer has set, combine another package of jello with one cup of boiling water. Whisk until combined.
  7. Add one cup of cold water and half of the cool whip (4 ounces). Whisk until combined.
  8. Carefully pour the jello over the first layer, filling the cup up to ½ full. Transfer the cups to the fridge to chill for another 2-3 hours. 
  9. Once the second layer has set, place the last package of jello in a large bowl and whisk in one cup of boiling water.
  10. Once the jello has dissolved, whisk in the last cup of cold water.
  11. Carefully pour the jello into the cups, filling them about ¾ of the way full. Transfer the jello to the fridge to chill for another 2-3 hours. 
  12. Before serving, top the jello cups with the remaining cool whip and garnish with sprinkles, if desired. Serve chilled. Store in the fridge for up to 2 days. 
Nutrition Information
Yield 6 Serving Size 1
Amount Per Serving Calories 172Total Fat 0gSaturated Fat 0gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 0gCholesterol 0mgSodium 212mgCarbohydrates 39gFiber 0gSugar 37gProtein 3g

Nutrition is automatically calculated by Nutritionix - please verify all nutrition information independently and consult with a doctor or nutritionist for any and all medical and diet advice.

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