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Layered Gelatin Dessert

Layered Gelatin Dessert

Layered Gelatin Dessert is an elegant, cool and refreshing dessert you can enjoy all year round.


  • 2 envelopes (7 grams each) unflavored gelatin
  • 2 1/2 cups water, divided
  • 1 can (12 fluid ounces) NESTLÉ® CARNATION® Evaporated Milk
  • 1 can (14 ounces) NESTLÉ® CARNATION® Sweetened Condensed Milk
  • 3/4 cup crushed vanilla wafers (about 16)*
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1/4 cup NESTLÉ MILO (fortified chocolate flavored drink mix)


  1. Combine gelatin and 1/2 cup water in small bowl until well mixed; set aside.
  2. Grease a 6-cup mold or 9-inch-round baking pan.
  3. Heat evaporated and condensed milks in medium saucepan; bring to a boil. Remove from heat.
  4. Add gelatin mixture, stirring constantly for 5 minutes or until completely dissolved.
  5. Stir in remaining 2 cups water into hot mixture.
  6. Divide the mixture in three equal portions (about 2 cups per bowl).
  7. Place first portion into prepared mold; refrigerate for at least 1 hour.
  8. Stir cookies and cinnamon into second portion; carefully pour on top of first layer.
  9. Refrigerate for 1 hour or until set but not firm.
  10. Stir in walnuts and Milo into third portion and gently pour onto second layer.
  11. Refrigerate for at least 4 hours or until firm.
  12. To serve: Dip knife in warm water and run knife around rim; gently shake to loosen. Invert onto serving dish.

Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cooling Time: 360 minutes
Servings: 8

* May also use about 12 Maria cookies instead of vanilla wafers.

Nutrition Facts - Serving Size: 1/8 of recipe - Servings Per Recipe: 8 servings Calories: 330 Calories from Fat: 120 Total Fat: 14g (21% of DV) Saturated Fat: 6g (29% of DV) Cholesterol: 30mg (9% of DV) Sodium: 140mg (6% of DV) Carbohydrates: 42g (14% of DV) Dietary Fiber: .5g (2% of DV) Sugars: 37g Protein: 11g

Vitamin A: 6% of DV Vitamin C: 8% of DV Calcium: 25% of DV Iron: 8% of DV

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Recipe and photo credit: Nestle and


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