Even though Independence Day has come and gone, Jell-O Firecrackers are a fun, quick, and easy dessert to make for any summertime BBQ or family functions! The kids could even join in on the process of making them!
1-1/3 cups boiling water
1 pkg. (3oz) Jell-O Berry Blue flavoring
1 pkg. (3oz) Jell-O Cherry Flavoring
1 pkg. KNOX unflavored gelatine
1 cup Milk
3 Tbsp Sugar
1/2 Tsp Vanilla
20 Maraschino Cherry's (with stems, well drained, and patted dry)
Add 2/3 cup boiling water to berry gelatin mix in small bowl; stir 2 min. until completely dissolved. Repeat with cherry gelatin mix. Cool.
Meanwhile, sprinkle unflavored gelatine over 1/4 cup milk in medium bowl; let stand 5 min. Bring remaining milk to boil in saucepan. Remove from heat; stir in sugar and vanilla. Add to plain gelatine mixture; stir until gelatine is completely dissolved. Cool 10 min.
Spoon berry gelatin into 20 (1-oz.) plastic shot glasses sprayed lightly with cooking spray, adding about 2 tsp. to each. Refrigerate 15 min. or until set but not firm.
Top with unflavored gelatine mixture, adding about 2 tsp. to each cup. Refrigerate 10 min. Insert cherry, stem end up, into white gelatine layer in each cup. Refrigerate 2 min
Cover with cherry gelatin, adding about 2 tsp. to each cup. Refrigerate 2 hours or until firm. Remove from cups before serving.