The idea for these mosaiclike Yogurt-Berry Jelly squares (aka wiggly, jiggly bites of happiness) came from Faith Durand's cookbook Bakeless Sweets. The Columbus writer is executive editor of the massively popular website (and co-author of the new The Kitchn Cookbook).

Source: Midwest Living


Recipe Summary

40 mins
12 hrs


For Blueberry Jelly:
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Instructions Checklist
  • Coat two 8x8x2-inch baking pans with cooking spray; wipe out excess. Set aside.

  • In a small bowl, sprinkle two envelopes of gelatin over 1/2 cup cold water. Let stand 5 minutes. In a small saucepan, combine blueberries, 1/3 cup sugar, 1 teaspoon lemon juice, a pinch of salt and an additional 1/2 cup water. Cook and stir over medium heat until sugar is dissolved. Bring to boiling then reduce heat and simmer, uncovered, for 3 minutes or until blueberries have partially broken down. Remove from heat. Add gelatin mixture to blueberry mixture, stirring to dissolve. Strain mixture through a fine-mesh sieve. Pour into one of the prepared pans. Repeat process using frozen raspberries. Chill pans, covered, 8 to 24 hours.

  • Coat a 13x9x2-inch baking pan with cooking spray; wipe out any excess. Remove the fully set berry mixtures from the refrigerator and chop into roughly 1/2-inch pieces. Gently toss all the pieces together in the prepared baking pan and place it in the refrigerator.

  • In a medium saucepan, sprinkle the remaining three envelopes of gelatin over 1/2 cup cold water. Let stand 5 minutes. Cook and stir over medium heat until gelatin dissolves. Add 1/2 cup sugar. Cook and stir until sugar dissolves. Whisk in yogurt, milk, remaining 1 teaspoon lemon juice, the vanilla and 1/4 teaspoon salt. Pour mixture over the berry cubes. Chill, covered, 4 hours or overnight. Cut into squares to serve.

Nutrition Facts

42 calories; fat 1g; cholesterol 3mg; carbohydrates 8g; sugars 7g; protein 2g; vitamin a 33.9IU; vitamin c 0.7mg; folate 0.9mcg; vitamin b12 0.1mcg; sodium 19mg; potassium 35mg; calcium 28mg.