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Holiday Jello Cups


  • 2 3oz boxes cherry jello
  • 2 3oz boxes lime jello
  • 2 envelopes unflavored gelatin
  • 4 c. boiling water
  • 2 c. ice
  • 1/2 c. cold water
  • 2 c. milk
  • 1 1/2 c. sugar
  • 2 c. sour cream
  • 2 tsp. vanilla
  • 10 clear plastic cups
  • whipped topping


  • In a glass measuring bowl, pour out both of the lime jello powder packages and add 2 cups of boiling water. Stir together till all the granules are dissolved. Then add 1 cup of ice and stir till it’s all melted.
  • Pour the liquid jello evenly into all 10 cups. Place cups on a cookie sheet and put in the freezer for 20 minutes or in the fridge overnight.
  • Combine two packages gelatin with 1/2 c. cold water. Stir it well to combine. Let it sit for about 5 minutes to thicken.
  • Pour the milk in a medium sauce pan. Heat till it starts to simmer. Then add sugar and set gelatin. Stir well to combine.
  • Remove the pan from heat and stir in sour cream and vanilla. Stir well to combine. Let the mixture come to room temperature.
  • Carefully pour cooled white mixture onto the green layer of jello. Put the pan back in the freezer so the white layer can set (20 minutes).
  • Pour 2 c. boiling water over cherry jello packages, as in step 1. Stir well till all of the jello has dissolved. Pour 1 cup of ice into the mixture. Stir until the ice has melted.
  • When the white layer has set up, carefully pour the red mixture evenly over top each one.
  • Place in the fridge to set up. Keep in the fridge till time to serve. Top with whipped topping to serve.