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      Rainbow Fruit Delight

      This fun and refreshing gelatin dessert is airy and light. The

      rainbow layers of fruit flavors will certainly make this recipe one

      that is requested over and over again.

      Estimated Times:

      Preparation – 1 hrs 30 min | Cooling Time – 4 hrs 30 min

      refrigerating – 8 servings

      Ingredients:

      Nonstick cooking spray

      1 pkg. (3 oz.) orange-flavored gelatin

      1 1/2 cups boiling water, divided

      1/2 cup mandarin oranges, drained

      2 cans (12 fl. oz. each) NESTLÉ® CARNATION® Evaporated Milk, chilled,

      divided

      1 pkg. (3 oz.) lemon-flavored gelatin

      1/2 cup crushed pineapple, drained

      1 pkg. (3 oz.) strawberry-flavored gelatin

      1/2 cup frozen strawberries (about 8), thawed, drained

      Directions:

      COAT 9 x 5-inch baking pan with nonstick cooking spray.

      FOR MANDARIN ORANGE LAYER:

      DISSOLVE orange gelatin in 1/2 cup boiling water in small bowl. Let

      stand for 10 minutes. Place dissolved gelatin, mandarin oranges and 1

      cup evaporated milk in blender; cover. Puree for 10 seconds or until

      well blended. Pour into loaf pan. Refrigerate for 30 minutes or until

      set.

      FOR PINEAPPLE LEMON LAYER:

      FOLLOW process for Mandarin Orange Layer substituting lemon gelatin

      and crushed pineapple. Pour mixture over Mandarin Orange Layer.

      Refrigerate for 30 minutes or until set.

      FOR STRAWBERRY LAYER:

      FOLLOW process for Mandarin Orange Layer substituting strawberry

      gelatin and strawberries. Pour mixture over Pineapple Lemon Layer.

      Refrigerate for at least 4 hours or overnight.

      TO UNMOLD: Run point of knife around top of pan. Dip pan into a large

      pan of warm water for 15 to 20 seconds. Lift from water. Place

      serving platter on top of pan. Invert mold and platter together,

      shake slightly to loosen. Gently remove mold. Cut into slices and

      serve.

      .

      Marshmallow Pops

      This is a perfect simple craft to try at your next birthday party or

      next time the kids are bored and want to try something new.

      Estimated Times:

      Preparation – 30 min | Cooking – 5 min | Cooling Time – 10 min

      refrigerating | Makes- 20

      Ingredients:

      20 lollipop sticks (found at cake decorating or craft stores)

      20 large marshmallows

      1 cup (6 oz.) NESTLÉ TOLL HOUSE® Premier White Morsels

      1 cup (6 oz.) NESTLÉ TOLL HOUSE® Milk Chocolate Morsels

      Decorating icing

      Assorted NESTLÉ Candies and Chocolate

      Directions:

      LINE baking sheet with wax paper.

      PUSH each lollipop stick halfway through a large marshmallow; set

      aside.

      MELT white morsels according to package directions. Immediately dip

      10 marshmallow lollipops lightly in the melted chocolate for a thin

      coating. Set stick-side-up on prepared baking sheet.

      MELT milk chocolate morsels according to package directions. Repeat

      dipping process as above with remaining marshmallows.

      REFRIGERATE marshmallow lollipops for 10 minutes or until hardened.

      Use decorating icing as glue to decorate with assorted candies.

      *NESTLÉ RAISINETS, NESTLÉ SNO-CAPS, WONKA NERDS, WONKA TART N TINYS

      and/or SweeTARTS Gummy Bugs

      .

      Fruit-Filled Chocolate Chip Meringue Nests

      Delicate, light meringue nests overflowing with fresh fruit and

      drizzled with warm chocolate sauce — how could anyone resist?

      Estimated Times:

      Preparation – 25 min | Cooking – 40 min | Cooling Time – 5 min

      cooling | Makes- 10

      Ingredients:

      Meringues

      4 large egg whites

      1/2 teaspoon salt

      1/2 teaspoon cream of tartar

      1 cup granulated sugar

      2 cups (12-oz. pkg.) NESTLÉ TOLL HOUSE Semi-Sweet Chocolate Morsels

      Chocolate Sauce

      2/3 cup (5 fl-oz. can) NESTLÉ CARNATION Evaporated Milk

      1 cup (6. oz.) NESTLÉ TOLL HOUSE® Semi-Sweet Chocolate Morsels

      1 tablespoon granulated sugar

      1 teaspoon vanilla extract

      Pinch salt

      3 cups fresh fruit or berries (whole blackberries, blueberries or

      raspberries, sliced kiwi, peaches or strawberries)

      Directions:

      FOR MERINGUES:

      PREHEAT oven to 300º F. Lightly grease baking sheets.

      BEAT egg whites, salt and cream of tartar in large mixer bowl until

      soft peaks form. Gradually add sugar; beat until sugar is dissolved.

      Gently fold in morsels. Spread meringue into ten 3-inch nests with

      deep wells about 2 inches apart on prepared baking sheets.

      BAKE for 35 to 45 minutes or until meringues are dry and crisp. Cool

      on baking sheets for 5 minutes; remove to wire racks to cool

      completely.

      FOR CHOCOLATE SAUCE:

      HEAT evaporated milk to boiling in medium, heavy-duty saucepan. Stir

      in morsels. Cook, stirring constantly, until mixture is slightly

      thickened and smooth. Remove from heat; stir in sugar, vanilla

      extract and salt.

      DRIZZLE meringues with Chocolate Sauce and fill with fruit (whole

      blackberries, blueberries or raspberries, sliced kiwi, peaches or

      strawberries); serve immediately.

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