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Editor’s note: This vintage Christmas-themed molded Jell-O ring in red and green colors will help make the season bright! Lime and strawberry gelatin flavors were recommended in the ’80s, but you can update this eyecatching layered jello recipe with other flavors if you like — like pomegranate-blueberry (for the red) and melon fusion (for the green).

A Christmas-themed molded Jello ring in red and green colors

Holiday ribbon ring recipe


2 (4-serving size) package Jell-O Brand strawberry flavor gelatin
5 cups boiling water
2/3 cup sour cream or vanilla yogurt
2 (4-serving size) package Jell-O lime flavor gelatin


1. Dissolve strawberry flavor gelatin in 2-1/2 cups of boiling water. Pour 1-1/2 cups into 6-cup ring mold. Chill until set but not firm, about 15 minutes.

2. Chill remaining gelatin in bowl; gradually blend in 1/3 cup of the sour cream and spoon over gelatin in mold. Chill until set but not firm, about 15 minutes.

3. Repeat with lime flavor gelatin, remaining 2-1/2 cups water and 1/3 cup sour cream, chilling dissolved gelatin before measuring and pouring into mold.

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4. Chill at least 2 hours. Unmold.

Makes 12 servings

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