JELL-O Cherry-Pomegranate Dessert

A COOL WHIP topping contrasts dramatically with the deep, dark, rich color of this Cherry-Pomegranate JELL-O dessert. This one’s a showstopper!

Preparation time

  • Prep Time 15min.
  • Total Time 6hr. 0min.
  • Servings 14 servings, about 1/2 cup each


  • 2 cups boiling water
  • 1 pkg. (6 oz.) JELL-O Cherry Flavor Gelatin
  • 1 cup cold water
  • 1/2 cup cold pomegranate juice
  • 1 can (15 oz.) mandarin oranges, drained
  • 2 cups thawed COOL WHIP Whipped Topping
  • 1/4 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 tsp. ground cloves


  1. Add boiling water to gelatin mix in medium bowl, stir 2 min. until completely dissolved. Stir in cold water and juice. Refrigerate 1 to 1-1/4 hours or until thickened.
  2. Stir in oranges. Refrigerate 30 min. or until gelatin is set but not firm. Combine COOL WHIP and spices, spread over gelatin.
  3. Refrigerate 4 hours or until firm.