Makes 16 servings
|4||packages (3 ounces each) gelatin-1 yellow, 1 orange, 1 red and 1 blue|
|4||cups boiling water|
|4||cups ice cold water|
|2||large apples, peeled|
- Pour each flavor of gelatin into separate medium bowl. Add 1 cup boiling water to each. Stir 2 minutes to dissolve completely. Add 1 cup cold water to each bowl. Refrigerate 20 to 25 minutes until slightly thickened.
- Scoop out round planets from cantaloupe and watermelon using both ends of melon ball tool. Cut apples into 1/3-inch thick slices. Use small star cookie cutter or small knife to cut into stars.
- Spray 2-quart glass bowl with nonstick cooking spray and wipe out lightly with paper towel. Pour thickened yellow gelatin on bottom. Arrange 4 to 5 pieces of fruit on top of gelatin near sides; chill 5 minutes. Carefully pour orange gelatin over yellow gelatin and fruit. Place additional fruit on top of second layer and chill 5 minutes. Repeat with red gelatin and remaining fruit. Finish with blue gelatin; cover and chill in refrigerator 4 hours or more. Unmold onto platter or serve directly from bowl.
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