Glass Block Jello

June 16, 2011

When I was looking around at recipes on Our Best Bites, I found this fun one that the kids were dying to try.  They were so excited to help me make it…but somehow I ended up with no helpers.  It takes some advanced notice since the jello has to set twice.  But it’s super easy.  And I didn’t get any pictures, so just click on the link above, they have lots.  🙂
4 3-oz packages jello (in whatever colors you want)
2 packets unflavored gelatin
1 14-oz can sweetened condensed milk

Spray 4 small food storage containers (I used my disposable tupperware…that I don’t dispose of) with cooking spray.  Set aside.

Bring 5+ cups of water to a boil.  Combine 1 cup boiling water with 1 package of jello, stirring until dissolved.  Place the dissolved jello in one of the prepared containers.  Repeat with remaining jello packets.  Refrigerate for at least 4 hours, preferably overnight.

When the jello has set, bring another 1 1/2 cups of water to a boil.  While the water is heating, sprinkle to packets of unflavored gelatin over 1/2 cup of cold water.  Allow to stand for about 4 minutes.  When the water is boiling, pour 1 1/2 cups boiling water over the dissolved gelatin and stir to combine.  Add the sweetened condensed milk and mix well.  Allow to come to room temperature.

Lightly spray a 9×13 pan with cooking spray.  Carefully cut the colored jello into cubes and gently toss to combine in prepared pan.  Pour the cooled milk mixture over the colored jello and, if necessary, rearrange some of the colored jello to make sure it is evenly distributed and not sticking out of the white mixture too far.

Place the 9×13 pan in the refrigerator and chill overnight.  Cut into squares, rectangles, or various shapes with cookie cutters and serve.

*My ultra picky kids thought this was the coolest, and they even ATE IT!

By Becky

Becky is a mom to 4 kiddos and wife to an awesome guy. She's a food fanatic and loves creating and improving recipes. Bread is her weakness and delicious food is her passion!