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Lip Smackers

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By: Susan Caldwell, Flour Power Kids Cooking Studios

Your Lil’ Chef can help make these super adorable Valentine’s treats and will gobble up these sweet gelatin kisses for a snack or dessert.


  • <3 packages (3 ounces each) red flavored gelatin (or your favorite flavor)
  • 4 envelopes unflavored gelatin
  • Pink decorating icing

Make It

1. Place all the red gelatin in a large bowl. Pour in 3 cups boiling water; stir to dissolve gelatin, about 3 minutes. In another bowl, sprinkle 4 envelopes unflavored gelatin over 3 cups cold water. Let gelatin sit to absorb water, then stir to combine. Pour clear gelatin into red gelatin, and stir to combine. Pour mixture into a 9 x 13-inch baking pan, and refrigerate until set, about 2 hours.

2. Dip lip-shaped cookie cutter into hot water, then cut out shapes from set gelatin. To make it easier to remove "lips" from pan, place bottom of pan in hot water for 5 to 8 seconds, then remove the cutouts with a thin spatula. Pipe outline of lips using pink decorating icing.

alternate text Susan Caldwell is the mom of two and owner of Flour Power Kids Cooking Studios in Charlotte’s Quail Corners Shopping Center, and Lil’ Chef Kids Cooking Studios in Raleigh’s North Hills. Watch for her blogs here as she shares how to stir up a ton of fun at home with your favorite Lil’ Chef.

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