Sparkling Stars

Fruit juice adds extra vitamin C to these fun, fat-free snacks. Kids love them!

Sparkling Stars
Yield: 24 (2-inch) stars or 48 squares Prep 20 mins Chill 1 hr


  • 3 3 ounce packages red, orange, yellow, or blue fruit-flavored gelatin
  • 3 envelopes unflavored gelatin
  • 4 cups apple juice, white grape juice, or water

Make It

1. In a large bowl stir together flavored and unflavored gelatin; set aside.

2. In a medium saucepan bring the juice to boiling; pour into gelatin mixture in bowl. Stir constantly for several minutes or until completely dissolved. Pour mixture into a 13x9x2-inch baking pan. Chill about 1 hour or until gelatin is set. Use a cookie cutter to cut into star shapes or cut into 1-1/2-inch squares. Makes 24 (2-inch) stars or 48 squares.


Creamy Stars:
  • Prepare gelatin as above, except use sparkling white grape-flavored gelatin and 3 cups water. When gelatin is dissolved, stir in 1 cup light dairy sour cream. Chill and serve the gelatin as directed.
  • Nutritional Information per star: 57 cal., 1 g total fat, 1 g sat. fat., 3 mg. chol., 36 mg. sodium, 10 g carbo., 2 g pro. Daily Values: 15 vit. A, 2% calcium. Exchanges: 1 Other Carbohydrates

Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving: cal. (kcal): 63, carb. (g): 14, pro. (g): 2, vit. C (mg): 17, sodium (mg): 30, iron (mg): , Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.