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Jello Snacks for Kids

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Category: Desserts, Kids, Snacks

 Ingredients List

  • 1 (12 oz) can frozen grape
  • -juice concentrate, thawed
  • 3 Envelopes unflavored gelatin
  • 1 1/2 c (1 can) water


From: Vicki Lansky's CANDY book


Soften gelatin in grape juice. Boil the water, add the juice/ gelatin
mixture and stir til gelatin dissolves. Remove from heat, pour into a
lightly greased 9x13 pan and chill. Cut into squares when firm. Refrigerate
in a covered container. This is good lunch box and traveling fare. It can
go unrefrigerated up to 4 hours under normal (not desert!) conditions.

Variation: substitute frozen cranberry juice cocktail concentrate for grape
juice. Or a 12 oz can frozen apple, pear, apple, juice concentrate.


Let any of the recipes for finger jello stand and chill til thickened which
doesn't take very long (15 to 25 minutes). Place a spoonful of the gelatin
into each of 4 empty and clean 6 oz cans, such as usually used for frozen
orange juice. Cut a peeled banana in half and center it in the can. Spoon
in remaining gelatin. Chill till firm. To unmold, dip to rim in warm water
and let it slide out. Or remove bottom of can if more appropriate. Cut into


(A Finger Jello that is good even for breakfast).

4 envelopes unflavored gelatin 3/4 cup pineapple juice 1 cup boiling water
1/4 cup sugar 1 cup orange juice

Soften gelatin in pineapple juice. Add to boiling water and stir til
dissolved. Add sweetener and orange juice. Chill in a 9x9 inch pan, then
cut into squares. Refrigerate in a covered container. Variation: If you
wish to use honey instead of sugar, decrease the orange juice by 1/8 of a


Why pay for Weight Watchers Apple Snack when you can make your own?

Peel an apple and remove the core. Slice in rings. Place on alightly
greased cookie sheet, or on clear plastic wrap laid out on a cookie sheet.
Dry in an electric oven at low or warm temperatures, In a gas oven the
pilot light is sufficient. Drying takes 6-9 hours, making this a good
overnight project. The size of the apple slices and your oven temperature
are the variables you will have to experiment with. The apples need not be
dried to a crisp. Store in an airtight container. These should last several
weeks at room temperature. Good for traveling!

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