Happy Birthday Dessert
|Jello gelatin||1 1⁄4 Ounce (1 Package, 4-Serving Size, Jell-O Brand, Any Flavor Except Lemon)|
|Boiling water||5 Cup (80 tbs)|
|Cold water||2 1⁄4 Cup (36 tbs)|
|Jello gelatin||2 1⁄2 Ounce (4 Packages Or 2 Packages, 8-Serving Size Each, Jello Brand Lemon Flavor)|
|Vanilla ice cream||1 Pint, softened|
DISSOLVE 1 package gelatin (not lemon) in 1 cup of the boiling water.
Add 1/4 cup of the cold water.
Pour into 9-inch square pan.
Chill until firm.
DISSOLVE lemon gelatin in remaining 4 cups boiling water.
Remove 2 cups gelatin and mix with remaining 2 cups cold water; chill until slightly thickened.
Spoon ice cream into remaining gelatin, stirring until melted and smooth.
Pour into 13X9-inch baking dish or pan.
Chill until set but not firm.
Top with clear lemon gelatin.
Chill until set, about 3 hours.
CUT gelatin in 9-inch pan with alphabet cookie cutters to spell "Happy Birthday." (Cut remaining gelatin into cubes; reserve for snacking or other use.) Carefully transfer cutouts to top of gelatin.
Garnish with whipped topping, if desired.