1 package (3 oz.) Jell-O Gelatin, Lime Flavor
1 cup boiling water
1 cup cold water
1 cup thawed Cool Whip Non-Dairy Whipped Topping
Dissolve gelatin in boiling water. Add cold water. Measure 1 cup; chill until thickened. Spoon thickened gelatin into parfait glasses.
Tilt glasses in refrigerator catching bases between bars of racks and leaning the tops against wall; chill until set. Meanwhile, chill remaining gelatin until slightly thickened.
Spoon whipped topping into glasses. Top with remaining gelatin. Stand glasses upright and chill about 1 hour. Garnish, if desired. Makes 3 cups or 6 servings.
source: vintage Jell-O advertisement, "To make exciting desserts on a budget, start with Jell-O."
outtake: I don't always allow my cat on the kitchen table, but when I do its almost always for an adorable photo.