Happy birthday dessert

Yield: 18 Servings

Measure Ingredient
1 pack (4-serving size) Jell-O Brand gelatin; any flavor except lemon
5 cups Boiling water
2¼ cup Cold water
4 packs (4-serving size) Jell-O Brand gelatin; lemon flavor
1 pint Vanilla ice cream; softened
\N \N Cool Whip whipped topping; thawed (optional)

DISSOLVE 1 package gelatin (not lemon) in 1 cup ofthe boiling water. Add ¼ cup of the cold water. Pour into 9-inch square pan. Chill until firm.

DISSOLVE lemon gelatin in remaining 4 cups boiling water. Remove 2 cups gelatin and mix with remaining 2 cups cold water; chill until slightly thickened. Spoon ice cream into remaining gelatin, stirring until melted and smooth. Pour into 13x9-inch baking dish or pan. Chill until set but not firm. Top with clear lemon gelatin. Chill until set, about 3 hours.

CUT gelatin in 9-inch pan with alphabet cookie cutters to spell "Happy Birthday." (Cut remaining gelatin into cubes; reserve for snacking or other use.) Carefully transfer cutouts to top of gelatin. Garnish with whipped topping, if desired.

MAKES 18 servings, Prep time: 30 minutes, Chill time: 3 hours From <FavoriteRecipes:Jell-OEasyEntertaining>. Downloaded from Glen's MM Recipe Archive, .

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