|Cherry flavored gelatin||3 1⁄2 Ounce (1 Package, 4-Serving Size Jell-O Brand)|
|Boiling water||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Cold water||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Chocolate ice cream||1 Cup (16 tbs), softened|
|Cool whip whipped topping||1 Cup (16 tbs), thawed|
|Chocolate syrup||6 Tablespoon|
DISSOLVE gelatin in boiling water.
Measure 1/2 cup of the gelatin into small bowl.
Add cold water; set aside.
Spoon ice cream into remaining gelatin, stirring until melted and smooth.
Spoon into individual dessert dishes.
Chill until set but not firm, about 10 minutes.
SPOON reserved gelatin over creamy layer in dishes.
Chill until set, about 1 hour.
Top each dessert with dollop of whipped topping; drizzle with chocolate syrup.
Garnish with cherry, if desired.