Jell-O Shamrocks: A Kid’s Lucky Snack

Looking for a fun and festive St. Patrick’s Day kid’s snack?  Well I’ve got a super easy one for you.  Jell-O Shamrocks.

Jell-O ShamrocksHere’s what you’ll need:
Shamrock Cookie Cutter
4 (3oz) Boxes Of Lime Jell-O
2 1/2 Cups of Boiling Water

Mix Jell-O and boiling water, stirring until Jell-O mix is completely dissolved.  (You don’t need to add any cold water like you do when making regular Jell-O.)  Pour mix into a 13×9 inch pan.  Refrigerate until firm, approximately 3 hours.  Before cutting, dip the bottom of the pan in warm water for about 15 seconds.  Using your cookie cutter, cut Jell-O into shamrocks.

A Kid's Lucky SnackViola!  A lucky snack for the kiddies.  While Annabelle couldn’t help me with the first few handling-boiling-water-steps, she was very excited to cut the Jell-O into shamrocks.  And she loved eating (and playing with!) her wiggly treat.

Like with the Shamrock Chips I made a few weeks ago, there are endless snack possibilities here.  When I bought my shamrock cookie cutter, I picked up a little chick one as well.  Yellow Jell-O Easter chicks anyone?


And now, it is time for another edition of Collectively Creative.  March brings The Lucky Edition.  Here are eleven luck-filled posts written by my lovely bloggy friends.

The Lucky Edition Logo March 2013

Feeling lucky?  Click away!

A Lucky Save! – (Pillows A-La-Mode)

DIY Craft: ‘Stained Glass’ Shamrock – (Time With Thea)

The many meanings of “lucky” – (The Thing About Joan)

This Party Calls For A Theme:  It’s All Rainbows and Unicorns – (Green Door Hospitality)

Keep Calm and Pinch On – (A Ponytail Kind Of Day)

Honorary Irish and my favorite Irish Soda Bread – (My Healthy ‘Ohana)

Hello, 6 – (Joy, Lovely Joy)

Luck o’the Irish for Easter!  – (Minerva’s Hand)

Lucky Gold Elephant – (Now at Home Mom)

Make your own luck (using a crochet hook) – (Gentle Stitches)

Asian Cucumber Salad – (Inspire and Indulge)

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  1. Kelly, these are really cute! Between the jello and the Shamrock Chips, I really need to get myself a shamrock cookie cutter!!

  2. Kelly this is a fun and great idea for toddlers! mine would love it! thanks for hosting!

  3. How cute is THAT??? I’m with Kenley . . . on a mission to buy a shamrock cookie cutter! :)

  4. These are so cute !! I will have to remember this next year. I wonder if they would make a good jello shot also !! lol

  5. Super cute! What kid doesn’t love to eat (and play with!) jello?! 😉

  6. Love this! The lime Jell-o is the perfect color green for St. Patrick’s Day! I’ll have to pick up a shamrock cookie cutter (I’m a little embarrassed that I don’t have one already — that MUST be rectified!).

  7. donnaheaney says:

    So cute!

  8. Way cute…my fave are the shamrock chips!!! How can we not have a shamrock cutter?…guess what Princess and I are going to pick up today…

    • Let me know if you guys make anything…!

      • It took us forever to find the cutter at Michael’s…even the manager couldn’t find them…and finally we saw them hanging right in front of us the whole time…but they were kinda camouflaged, so…yeah. Lol. We ended up making the jello AND the chips! We loved them both…I love how thick and crunchy the chips get. But I have to say, I was pretty grossed out to discover that our “Spinach and Garden Herb” tortillas were artificially flavored. Since when have we needed to artificially create herb flavors???

  9. Time With Thea says:

    I have a shamrock cookie cutter that I have had for years. I never thought to use it for Jello. It would be a neat decorative touch to a fruit salad. Thanks for the inspiration! ~Thea

  10. Tasty and colorful ” wiggly” treats.

  11. I need to get me a shamrock cookie cutter! These are right up Mia’s alley. Not the boys, though. Definitely not the boys. They would have way too much fun smearing jell-o everywhere.

    Sorry I’m just now getting around to reading and commenting — it’s been a crazy week!

  12. I never thought of using a cookie cutter as a jell-o mold. Genius! And your photos are so bright and beautiful, it actually makes me crave jell-o (something I haven’t felt since I was a kid!). What a great Collectively Creative edition. Can’t wait to visit more of the posts and to join in on the fun again next round.

  13. Love these! And Evan just realized he liked jello so these are perfect!

  14. Another thing to add to my wish list…shamrock cookie cutter :) Yours came out perfect, I bet your daughter was thrilled!

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