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jello with whipped cream

Jello Jigglers Recipe

This Jello Jigglers Recipe is an easy dessert for all occasions. Prepare in any color to suit the holiday, like these for the 4th of July.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword jello
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 4 hours
Total Time 4 hours 5 minutes


  • 3 boxes jello - small - 3 oz each your favorite flavor
  • 1 box unflavored gelatin 4 envelopes- 1 oz each
  • 4 ½ cups boiling water

Serving, optional

  • Whipped topping or whip cream
  • Sprinkles


  • Set out a square 8x8 inch pan.
  • Heat water to boiling, either in the microwave or on the stove.
  • In a large bowl, whisk together the Jello and unflavored gelatin.
  • Carefully pour the boiling water over the jello mixture and stir for 2-3 minutes or until it is completely dissolved.
  • Pour it into the pan.
  • Place the pan in the refrigerator for at least 4 hours or until set.
  • Repeat with the additional flavors if desired.
  • Once firm, cut it into squares or shapes and serve.
  • Store the leftovers in the refrigerator.

Serving, optional

  • Layer jello squares in a glass.
  • Top with the whipped topping and sprinkles if desired.