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Firecracker Salad Recipe

Firecracker Salad is a simple gelatin recipe that you will enjoy on the Fourth of July, for summer picnics, parties, birthdays and other events.

Serves: 4

Firecracker Salad Ingredients:

  • 1  -3 ounce package of cherry, raspberry or strawberry Jell-O

  • 1 cup boiling water

  • 3/4 cups cold water

  • 16 marshmallow

  • Watercress

  • Whipped topping

  • 4 marshmallow s to make stars

Firecracker Salad Directions:

  1. In a bowl, dissolve Jell-O in boiling water.

  2. Add cold water and stir.

  3. Pour to 1/2" thick in a small oblong pan.

  4. Chill in refrigerator until almost set.

  5. Arrange marshmallows on top of the Jell-O in four rows, four to a row. Allow space between the rows.

  6. Pour on  remaining Jell-O, and chill until completely set.

  7. Arrange watercress on a plate.

  8. Slice Jell-O mold between the rows.

  9. Lift out each "firecracker" with a spatula and place on the watercress.

  10. Make a fuse with the whipped topping.

  11. Wet kitchen scissors and cut stars out of 4 marshmallows. Place on top of the firecracker.

Also See: Firecracker Punch

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