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Gelatin Parfait

The simple combination of fruit flavored gelatin and whipped topping is a classic dessert from the mid 29th century. This is a frugal recipe that costs only $2.98 for 16 (1/2 cup) serving or about $0.18 per serving.
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 5 mins
Chilling 5 hrs
Total Time 5 hrs 10 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 16


  • 2 large (8 serving) boxes fruit flavored gelatin color/flavor of your choice
  • 1 (8 ounce) container frozen whipped topping prepared
  • water according to directions on gelatin


  • Prepare gelatin according to package directions, putting each color into it's own pan, or bowl.
  • Allow gelatin to set up in the refrigerator
  • Once gelatin is set up, cut it into chunks
  • Mix gelatin with whipped topping.
  • Place into serving dishes and place in refrigerator until serving time.
Keyword gelatin, coolwhip