Bring 4th the Desserts Week – Patriotic Layers Dessert

by sunshine on July 3, 2008

I hope you’ve enjoyed Bring “4th” the Desserts week! I had fun with all of the patriotic desserts! I hope you have a wonderful Independence Day!

Patriotic Layers

Printable Version: Patriotic Layers

Ingredients

1 qt. (4 cups) boiling water

1 pkg. (8-serving size) Berry Blue Jell-O
1 pkg. (8-serving size) Strawberry Jell-O
2 cups cold water
1 cup blueberries
1 tub Cool Whip, thawed
1 cup strawberries, sliced
Directions

STIR 2 cups of the boiling water into each flavor dry gelatin mix in separate medium bowls 2 min. or until completely dissolved. Stir 1 cup cold water into gelatin in each bowl. Refrigerate blue gelatin 1-1/2 hours or until thickened (spoon drawn through leaves definite impression). Let strawberry gelatin stand at room temperature.

ADD blueberries to thickened blue gelatin; stir. Pour into 4- to 6-qt. glass bowl. Refrigerate 30 min. or until set but not firm (gelatin should stick to finger when touched and should mound). Spread with 3-1/2 cups of the whipped topping; refrigerate. Meanwhile, refrigerate strawberry gelatin 1-1/2 hours or until thickened. Stir in strawberries; spoon over whipped topping layer.

REFRIGERATE 3 hours or until firm. Top with the remaining whipped topping. Store in refrigerator.

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