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7-layer Jello Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Peggy Crary
Added: Sunday, October 1, 2006

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
3 oz. box jello:
1. black cherry
2. cherry
3. lime
4. lemon
5. orange
6. orange-pineapple
7. strawberry

evaporated milk

Directions:
Directions:
Read all directions before making. Dissolve 1, 3, 5, & 7 in 1 1/2 cup water (hot). Pour into 9X13 pan. Set. Dissolve 2, 4, & 6 in 1 cup hot water. then mix in 1/2 cup evaporated milk. Prepare #1 and pour into pan. Allow to set (about 40 minutes). Prepare #2 while #1 sets in frig. Let 2 set out until 1 is set then gently pour 2 on first layer. Continue. This recipe takes several hours.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This salad/dessert is colorful and unusual. It is time consuming but not hard and always turns out attractive. The first time I ever saw it Grandma Madge made it and brought it to Karen's for Christmas. She would be the one to find a recipe like this.

 

 

 

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