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Gelatin Christmas Trees


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Ingredients

  • 1 small box lime flavored gelatin
  • 1 cup boiling water
  • 1 envelope unflavored gelatine
  • 1/2 cup cold water
  • 1 (16 ounce) can fruit cocktail and juice
  • 9 pointed paper cups
  • Cottage cheese or sour cream

Instructions

  1. Dissolve lime gelatin in the boiling water.
  2. Soften unflavored gelatine in the cold water; add to first mixture and stir well.
  3. Add fruit cocktail and juice; stir.
  4. Cool at room temperature.
  5. Rinse the paper cups with water and stand in glasses, pointed side down.
  6. Pour cool gelatin mixture into cups.
  7. Chill until firm.
  8. To serve, carefully unwrap the paper cup. Place gelatin tree on salad plate. Surround with cottage or sour cream.

Trees may be decorated with sour cream or whipped cream in a decorating tube, if desired.