Easy Jell-O Hearts Recipe {great for valentine’s day}

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Easy Jell-O Hearts Recipe

With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, here’s a CUTE and super EASY recipe you can make for a quite “hearty” treat! This little treat will be perfect to take to your kids’ school or just to make for a quick valentine’s day treat!

Plus, can we say VERY budget-friendly! Enjoy!

easy jello hearts ingredients

6 oz. box Strawberry Jello
1 envelope Unflavored Gelatin
2 cups boiling water
7 oz. Sweetened Condensed Milk
1/4 cup cold Water
3/4 cup boiling water


Spray a 8 x 8 pan with non stick cooking spray.
Pour the Jell-0 into a large bowl, add 2 cups boiling water and stir until dissolved.

easy jello hearts process 2
Pour into the pan and place in the refrigerator for 2 hours.
In another bowl add 1/4 cup cold water. Sprinkle gelatin packet over top and let stand for several minutes.
Stir in 3/4 cups boiling water and sweetened condensed milk until well combined.
Allow to cool.
Invert red Jell-O pan onto cutting board or wax paper.
With a heart cookie cutter, cut hearts out of the jello. Cut as many as you can fit, but you may not use all of them in the next step.

easy jello heart process
Spray the pan with cooking spray again.
Arrange the hearts in the pan being careful to leave room for white in between each.
Pour condensed milk mixture around the hearts and place in the refrigerator for several hours until firm.
Remove from pan and cut into squares.

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  1. January 26, 2015

    This is really cute. Thanks for sharing.
    Maple Sugar from http://www.sisterswives.com

    • January 26, 2015

      Thank you! It’s a great treat for Valentine’s Day!

  2. Yes! I will be making these

  3. February 3, 2015

    Yes, please I’d like some!!! Yum! I am featuring this post on Worthwhile Wednesdays tonight.
    ~Allie http://www.craftyallieblog.com

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