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Rainbow Ribbon Gelatin Salad



  • 1 small box each strawberry gelatin, lime gelatin, lemon gelatin, orange gelatin and cherry gelatin
  • 6 1/4 cups boiling water, divided
  • 1 cup sour cream or plain or vanilla yogurt


  1. Dissolve 1 package gelatin in 1 1/4 cups of the boiling water. Pour 3/4 cup into a 9-inch square pan or 6-cup ring mold.
  2. Chill until set but not firm, about 15 minutes.
  3. Chill remaining gelatin in bowl; gradually blend in 3 tablespoons of the sour cream and spoon over gelatin in pan.
  4. Chill until set but not firm, about 5 minutes.
  5. Repeat with remaining gelatin flavors, chilling dissolved gelatin before measuring.
  6. Chill for 2 hours.
  7. Cut into squares or rectangles or unmold.
  8. Garnish with whipped topping, if desired.

Makes about 6 cups or 12 servings.


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