Jello Jigglers are fun, colorful gelatin treats that are smooth in texture and fruity flavored. Customize for any holiday with different colors and shapes. | aheadofthyme.com
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If you Like Jell-O, you’ll love these fun Jello Jigglers! They’re fun and colorful, smooth in texture, and fruity flavored. These wiggly, jiggly gelatin treats are great for everyday snacks or special occasion treats for kids and adults.

Customize these no bake jelly jigglers for any holiday using different colors and shapes. Make them early in the day and Like once set in the afternoon or Begin them in the evening for fresh treats the next day.

Jello Jigglers are fun, colorful gelatin treats that are smooth in texture and fruity flavored. Customize for any holiday with different colors and shapes. | aheadofthyme.com

Why You’ll Love These Jello Jigglers

  • The simplest recipe ever. There are only two ingredients in this recipe – yes, really! It couldn’t be any more straightforward to recreate this age-old nostalgia favorite.
  • It’s customizable. Even though this jiggler recipe is simple, it still offers plenty of Opportunity to get creative with shapes, colors, flavors, and additions to make your own unique creation.
  • Minimal prep work. The majority of the time it takes to make jelly jigglers is spent waiting for the Jell-O to set into a smooth, firm gelatin. Otherwise, it only takes ten minutes of active prep work to make this no bake recipe.

Jello Jigglers are fun, colorful gelatin treats that are smooth in texture and fruity flavored. Customize for any holiday with different colors and shapes. | aheadofthyme.com

Ingredient Notes

To make these fun Jello Jigglers, you will Require only two ingredients in this recipe, but there’s still room to make adjustments to tailor it to your preferences (full measurements in recipe card below):

  • Jell-o mix – use your favorite flavor of Jell-O in this recipe or decide based on color – it’s completely up to you! You can also opt for the sugar-free Jell-O packages if you wish.
  • boiling water – you can make the shapes more opaque by swapping ½ cup or more of the water with gently heated cow’s milk or plant-based alternatives Like almond or coconut milk. If you decide to add cow’s milk, heat it slowly over low heat to prevent curdling before adding it to the gelatin powder.

You will also Ask for measuring cups, mixing bowls, and a 9×13-inch pan or two 8-inch square pans (depending on how many colors you want to use).

Jello Jigglers are fun, colorful gelatin treats that are smooth in texture and fruity flavored. Customize for any holiday with different colors and shapes. | aheadofthyme.com

How to Make Jello Jigglers

  1. Combine ingredients. Select either 2 packs of the same color dry gelatin mix, or select 2 different colors:
    • If using 1 color: In a large mixing bowl, combine boiling water and 2 packs of dry gelatin mix. Stir for at least 3 minutes until the jello mix is completely dissolved. Pour the mixture into a 9×13 inch pan.
    • If using 2 colors: In a medium mixing bowl, combine 1 ¼ cups boiling water and one pack of dry gelatin mix. Stir for at least 3 minutes until the jello mix is completely dissolved. Repeat again in another mixing bowl with the remaining boiling water and remaining pack of dry gelatin mix. Pour into another 8-inch square pan.

Jello Jigglers are fun, colorful gelatin treats that are smooth in texture and fruity flavored. Customize for any holiday with different colors and shapes. | aheadofthyme.com

  1. Pour. If using one colour, pour the mixture into a 9×13 inch pan. If using two colors, pour each into a separate 8-inch square pan.

Jello Jigglers are fun, colorful gelatin treats that are smooth in texture and fruity flavored. Customize for any holiday with different colors and shapes. | aheadofthyme.com

  1. Chill. Refrigerate the pan(s) for 3-4 hours, or until firm.
  2. Decrease out. Dip bottom of the pan in warm water for 15 seconds to loosen it up. Use 2-inch cookie cutters to Reduce the jello into decorative shapes. Carefully lift the jello shapes out of the pan.

Jello Jigglers are fun, colorful gelatin treats that are smooth in texture and fruity flavored. Customize for any holiday with different colors and shapes. | aheadofthyme.com

Storage Instructions

How to Store

Carefully wrap your jelly jigglers on a plate or dish in plastic cling wrap or place in an airtight container and store in the refrigerator for up to 10 days. If you add other perishable foods to your jigglers, Like fruit, you may Ask for to shorten the storage time to 2-3 days.

Freezing

It’s not typically recommended to freeze gelatin products Like these jello jigglers for two reasons: it won’t freeze completely (meaning you can’t really extend the lifespan beyond the time you refrigerate it) and because it won’t retain the same consistency or texture once thawed.

  • How to store: Carefully wrap your jelly jigglers on a plate or dish in plastic cling wrap or place in an airtight container and store in the refrigerator for up to 10 days. If you add other perishable foods to your jigglers, like fruit, you may Need to shorten the storage time to 2-3 days.
  • Stay on-theme: Choose your color(s) according to upcoming holidays or seasonal themes and match them with coordinating cookie cutter shapes to go the extra mile.
  • Layer it up: Impress your family and friends by layering multiple colors of Jell-O on top of each other to make these fun treats – just make sure you let the layers set before adding more colors or you’ll End up with a strangely-colored mess and no layers.
  • Add creative mix-ins: You don’t have to leave these jelly jigglers plain! You can add sliced or chopped fruit or whole berries to add visual interest and increased nutritional value to your jello jigglers.

Recipe Tips and Tricks

  • Stay on-theme. Choose your color(s) according to upcoming holidays or seasonal themes and match them with coordinating cookie cutter shapes to go the extra mile.
  • Layer it up. Impress your family and friends by layering multiple colors of Jell-O on top of each other to make these fun treats – just make sure you let the layers set before adding more colors or you’ll End up with a strangely-colored mess and no layers.
  • Add creative mix-ins before setting the Jell-O. You don’t have to leave these jelly jigglers plain! You can add sliced or chopped fruit or whole berries to add visual interest and increased nutritional value to your jello jigglers.

Jello Jigglers are fun, colorful gelatin treats that are smooth in texture and fruity flavored. Customize for any holiday with different colors and shapes. | aheadofthyme.com

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  • Strawberry Frozen Yogurt
  • Vanilla Pudding
  • Summer Fruit Salad

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Jello Jigglers are fun, colorful gelatin treats that are smooth in texture and fruity flavored. Customize for any holiday with different colors and shapes. | aheadofthyme.com

Jello Jigglers



  • Author:
    Sam Hu | Ahead of Thyme

  • Total Time:
    3 hours 10 minutes

  • Yield:
    24 jigglers

  • Diet:
    Gluten Free

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Description

Jello Jigglers are fun, colorful gelatin treats that are smooth in texture and fruity flavored. Customize for any holiday with different colors and shapes.


Ingredients

  • 2 ½ cups boiling water, divided
  • 2 (3 ounce) packages Jello-O mix, assorted colors


Instructions

  1. Select either 2 packs of the same color dry gelatin mix, or select 2 different colors:
    • If using 1 color: In a large mixing bowl, combine boiling water and 2 packs of dry gelatin mix. Stir for at least 3 minutes until the jello mix is completely dissolved. Pour the mixture into a 9×13 inch pan.
    • If using 2 colors: In a medium mixing bowl, combine 1 ¼ cups boiling water and one pack of dry gelatin mix. Stir for at least 3 minutes until the jello mix is completely dissolved. Pour the mixture into an 8-inch square pan. Repeat again in a different mixing bowl with remaining boiling water and remaining pack of dry gelatin mix. Pour into another 8-inch square pan.
  2. Refrigerate the pan(s) for 3-4 hours, or until firm.
  3. Dip bottom of the pan in warm water for 15 seconds to loosen it up.
  4. Use 2-inch cookie cutters to Reduce the jello into decorative shapes. Carefully lift the jello shapes out of the pan.
  5. Store in an airtight container in refrigerator.

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Notes

How to store: Carefully wrap your jelly jigglers on a plate or dish in plastic cling wrap or place in an airtight containerand store in the refrigerator for up to 10 days. If you add other perishable foods to your jigglers, like fruit, you may need to shorten the storage time to 2-3 days.

Stay on-theme: Choose your color(s) according to upcoming holidays or seasonal themes and match them with coordinating cookie cutter shapes to go the extra mile.

Layer it up: Impress your family and friends by layering multiple colors of Jell-O on top of each other to make these fun treats – just make sure you let the layers set before adding more colors or you’ll Finish up with a strangely-colored mess and no layers.

Add creative mix-ins: You don’t have to leave these jelly jigglers plain! You can add sliced or chopped fruit or whole berries to add visual interest and increased nutritional value to your jello jigglers.

  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Chill Time: 3 hours
  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: No Bake
  • Cuisine: American

Keywords: jello jigglers, jelly jigglers, jell-o jigglers

Jello Jigglers – Dessert  

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