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How to Make Jell-O Jigglers Not Stick to the Pan

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Sommer Leigh has produced home, garden, family and health content since 1997 for such nationally known publications as "Better Homes and Gardens," "Ladies' Home Journal," "Midwest Living," "Healthy Kids" and "American Baby." Leigh also owns a Web-consulting business and writes for several Internet publications. She has a Bachelor of Science in information technology and Web management from the University of Phoenix.
How to Make Jell-O Jigglers Not Stick to the Pan
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Jello-O jigglers, the name for Jell-O made into shapes, are a hand-held snacks that can be made in any flavor or shape. Selecting different flavors of Jello-O to make jigglers provides the option to customize the color to the shape desired. Using any cookie cutter design means jigglers can be made in shapes appropriate for holiday celebrations or other events. Prevent Jell-O jigglers from sticking to the pan with a two-step process and the treats will release easily from the pan.

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Step 1

Stir the ingredients for the Jello-O jigglers together in a separate bowl as opposed to mixing them directly in the pan.

Step 2

Spray a 13- by 9-inch pan evenly with nonstick cooking spray.

Step 3

Pour the jigglers mixture into the pan.

Step 4

Put the pan of Jell-O jigglers into a refrigerator for about three hours, or until the jigglers feel firm.

Step 5

Set the bottom of the pan in warm water for 15 seconds before cutting the jigglers into shapes with cookie cutters. When cutting through the jigglers with the cookie cutters, press the cutter all the way through to the bottom of the pan.

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