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10/9/12

Jack-o-Lantern Jello

Scarface Jello for Halloween


This Jello Jack-o-Lantern was adapted from a Pillsbury recipe that I have always enjoyed.
By using fat free plain yogurt, the dessert is relatively healthy, and very yummy.

Without the candy, this would make a lovely addition to any table.
Yogurt is not pictured, because I forgot.

Yummy! The yogurt has been added.


Pineapple and Mandarin Oranges







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1 (6-oz.) pkg. orange flavor Jello
2 cups boiling water
1 3/4 cup fat-free plain yogurt
(or vanilla, if you want it to be sweeter)
1 (15-oz.) can mandarin orange segments, well drained
1 (8-oz.) can pineapple tidbits in unsweetened juice, well drained

Gum drops,  and/or chocolate bars to decorate

In a medium bowl, combine Jello and boiling water, stir until Jello is dissolved.

With wire whisk, beat in yogurt until mixture is smooth.


Refrigerate 1 1/4 to 1 1/2 hours or just until slightly thickened.


Stir in orange segments and pineapple. Pour into a 9 1/2 or 10-inch deep-dish glass pie pan.

I used a regular pie plate, and a cereal bowl for the extra.
Refrigerate 30 minutes or until set.

Do not push plastic wrap into the Jello, unless you want your jack-o-lantern to look like she slept on creased sheets, or was in a knife fight. The bubbles resemble acne scars on my poor pumpkin. They made me love her just a little bit more. 

Just before serving, arrange candies on Jello
to resemble a jack-o'-lantern.













59 comments:

  1. OMGosh I would love this! I will have to make for the boys! Thanks!

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  2. It is SO cute. I saw it roll up on my reader and just grinned. LOL

    XO,

    Sheila

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  3. I like the texture, makes it look more realistic and a bit creepy!

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  4. How cute and it looks so yummy! Come and visit us. We are having a wonderful giveaway this week. You will love it.

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  5. Nice jello! Kids will love your jack o lantern idea, thanks.

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  6. I think it's adorable. The adults and the kiddos would like this one.

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  7. Lisa my boys would love this. Thanx for sharing at THT.

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  8. I love that your jack-o-lantern was in a knife fight. I bet she won, only to get eaten later. :)

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  9. This is so perfect!! I love this!! I can't wait to try it!

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  10. Very cute ,Lisa!Thanks for sharing at Foodie Friends Friday!

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  11. Wow, yogurt in jello. New to me, looks like kids would just LOVE it.

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  12. What a fun, simple seasonal dessert. great for a kid's party.

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  13. How cute and I bet most any kid would love eating that! I'm betting Amara would have fun decorating that pumpkin, too. Thanks!

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  14. MMMM, anything with jello AND mandarines is delicious! i am always looking for fun food to make with the kids! Thanks for the inspiration today.

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  15. these would be good as small individual ones, i might give that a go :)

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  16. This is too cute. My son would love it! Thanks for sharing at Church Supper. Have a blessed week & come back soon ~EMM

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  17. This is such a fun idea! And it sounds yummy. Thank you for sharing at TTF. Have a terrific day!

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  18. I have not had jello for a long time. I may just have to give this a try! I am your newest follower.

    Hugs,
    Susan and Bentley

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  19. How cute!! At first I thought it was going to be a pie. But it was something so much simpler :)

    Thanks for sharing with my NO RULES Weekend Blog Party!

    Paula
    lifeasweknowitbypaula.blogspot.com

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  20. What a cool idea Lisa! Looks great. It is quite some time since I had jello. Thanks for sharing on Creative Monday and have a good week.

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  21. So cute and creative! I love it. Thank you so much for sharing again this week at A Bouquet of Talent. I hope you have a wonderful week. HUGS

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  22. This looks fantastic. I reckon I'll have to try it :)
    Thanks for sharing at meltingmoments.info

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  23. With sugar free jello I could cut back even further on the sugar. I would probably use the vanilla yogurt though. It's been awhile since I have even bought jello. I kind of miss it. :D Thanks so much for sharing here on BeColorful.
    p

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  24. With sugar free jello I could cut back even further on the sugar. I would probably use the vanilla yogurt though. It's been awhile since I have even bought jello. I kind of miss it. :D Thanks so much for sharing here on BeColorful.
    p

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  25. That is ADORABLE! My youngest daughter loves mandarin oranges and would probably gobble this up!

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  26. Too cute! Thanks for sharing at Must Try Monday!

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  27. This is adorable. What kid would not love it and what adult would also not love it. A fun food..... Thanks for linking up.

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  28. Cute idea!

    Thanks for linking to a Round Tuit!
    Hope you have a fabulous week!
    Jill @ Creating my way to Success
    http://www.jembellish.blogspot.com/

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  29. Very very cute! I'm your newest follower-I'd love you to visit :)
    Susan

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  30. I love that it's cute AND healthy :)

    sweepingmama.com

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  31. Very cute, I like his 'scar' too ;) Thanks for linking with me!

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  32. Too cute! Thanks so much for linking up to my party! I really appreciate your support. I'm also your newest linky follower. Have a great week!
    Leslie

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  33. It is cute and yummy! I hope you will share this on The CSI Project this week. The challenge is Fall Food and this is perfect. The link ups start Wednesday night. Come on over everyday for fall recipes. Each week is a new challenge so come over and see what is going on.
    www.thecsiproject.com

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  34. This is ADORABLE! Totally dig it! Perfect for Halloween!

    Amy :)

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  35. fun idea for a party!! thanks for sharing
    xo
    ash

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  36. It has a very nice Halloween look to it. The texture looks really good.

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  37. that is so cool!!

    Have a great night! Stop by nichollvincent.blogspot.com and say hello! xo

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  38. So cute! But I do have an urge to press plastic wrap into it...just to see. Maybe I'm way off, but the addition of yogurt makes me have images of cremesicles. Thanks for linking with See Ya In the Gumbo this week.

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  39. This is so freaking cute!:)
    Really looks GREAT

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  40. How fun! My boys would enjoy that! Thanks for linking up on Saturday Show and Tell. I hope you'll be back again this week with more great stuff.
    -Macknezie
    http://www.cheeriosandlattes.com

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  41. What a creative and cute idea for a Halloween party! :)
    Thank you for linking up with Sweet Confessions Sunday Link Party! I have been having a lot of fun co-hosting it this week. :)

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  42. Thank you so much for sharing on Simple & Sweet Fridays.

    Jody

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  43. sounds great! thanks so much for sharing on craft schooling Sunday.....you could use this idea for so many other occasions too!

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  44. Your jack-o-lantern is really cute. What a fantastic idea for Hallowe'en. I can see lots of potential for seasonal variations as well :)

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  45. LOVE this! What a fun treat and so original too!! I shared this with my Facebook readers here:https://www.facebook.com/LivingLifeIntentionally

    Thanks for linking up to TGIF! I look forward to seeing you again tomorrow,
    Beth =-)

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  46. I had forgotten how yummy Jello is with yogurt! Thanks for the holiday recipe that is diabetic friendly!

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  47. Congrats! You've been featured for this fantastic Halloween recipe on Simple & Sweet Fridays. Don't forget to grab a button! Have a wonderful weekend!

    Jody

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  48. How cute, I love it! Thanks for linking this up to The Fun In Functional!

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  49. this sounds so good -- and the scarface look fits right in with the Halloween season. Thanks so much for linking on Busy Monday!

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  50. It's yummy and healthy at the same time! What a great Halloween treat. Thanks for sharing at our link party this week.

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  51. how fun!! this s perfect!! I like the ingredients . thank you!
    I am your newest follower from the hop..pls follow back if you can.
    happy Hallowen!

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  52. Hello! I’m stopping in to invite you to join us at the Clever Chicks Blog Hop this week!
    http://www.the-chicken-chick.com/2012/11/clever-chicks-blog-hop-7-country-craft.html

    I hope to see you there!
    Cheers!
    Kathy
    The Chicken Chick

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