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Jello Roll Ups with Marshmallow

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Jello Roll Ups are a fun and easy finger food snack for kids and adults. Jello pinwheels are a jello with marshmallows, that is rolled up, waiting for you to enjoy.

Jello Dessert on plate

This is a delicious jello for kids recipe to pack in their school lunches, after school snack or treat. A homemade fruit roll up with jello!

This jello roll up recipe is so simple, you literally need 3 ingredients to make these roll ups. My son went nuts for this DIY jello snack. And he had a blast helping.

I also make the jello in microwave, for a super fast and quick recipe. The hardest part is waiting for the jello to set up.

Why you will love these Jello Roll Ups…

  • Super easy to make
  • 3 ingredients
  • No-bake dessert
  • No mess snacking
  • Like a Jello Jiggler with a Twist
  • Can use any flavor of Jello
  • Delicious

Ingredients Needed

marshmallows and boxes of Jello on white counter
  • Jello
  • Marshmallows
  • Water

Feel free to use any flavor or flavors of Jello!

How to Make

Full directions and measurements for this recipe are in the printable recipe card below.

Step 1: Start by heating up your water in a microwave safe container.

Overhead shot with Jello in water

Step 2: Once the water is hot, pour the packet of Jello into the water. Stir until the Jello mixture is dissolved.

marshmallows on top of Jello mixture

Step 3: Next you will add in your marshmallow, and then heat again to melt up the marshmallows. Stir until fully melted.

Step 4: Pour into a greased pan, pour the mixture in. Cover and place in the fridge and let it set up.

jello pinwheel being held in hand

Step 5: Once the Jello is set, slice, and roll up, to make Jello roll ups.

Storage

These roll ups made with JELLO need to be stored in the refrigerator. I kept them in a glass container for 4-5 days.

This is a great dessert for after school, after dinner snack, or pack in your child’s school lunch.

Expert Tips

  • Make sure to stir the mixture until the Jello is dissolved before you add in the marshmallows.
  • 1 cup to 1 1/2 cups can be used in mini marshmallows. It depends on how much you want with your Jello.
  • Heat up the marshmallows in intervals stirring until the marshmallows are fully melted.
  • Slice your jello rolls as big or as small as you would like. Then roll up. They will unravel a bit, but you can put a toothpick in to hold them in place.

Recipe FAQs

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Jello Dessert on plate

Jello Roll Ups with Marshmallow

Yield: 4-5 roll ups
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 3 minutes
Additional Time: 1 hour
Total Time: 1 hour 8 minutes

These Jello Roll-Ups are a simple and delicious dessert. Serve up these Jello pinwheels for a snack after dinner. This Jello dessert is so easy to make and your kids and family will love this recipe.

Ingredients

  • 1 box of Jello (3 ounces)
  • 1/2 cup water + 3 tablespoons
  • 1 cup mini marshmallows

Instructions

  1. Heat up your 1/2 cup water for 1-2 minutes in the microwave.
  2. Add in your Jello packet and stir well. Once dissolved, add in 3 tablespoons cold water.
  3. Stir again, and then add in the mini marshmallows, and heat in the microwave for 20-30 second intervals. Stir until the marshmallows are fully melted.
  4. When melted pour into a greased 8x8 pan, and cover and refrigerate for 1 hour or until the jello is set.
  5. For the jello roll ups, you will slice into strips, then roll the set up jello.

Notes

I made 2 boxes, but you can make as many boxes as you would like.

Any flavor of Jello will work in this recipe.

You can add up to 1 1/2 cups mini marshmallows to the box of Jello. It will just be a thicker layer of marshmallow.

Make sure to stir until the Jello is dissolved, before adding in the marshmallows.

Nutrition Information:
Yield: 5 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 49Total Fat: 0gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 29mgCarbohydrates: 12gFiber: 0gSugar: 9gProtein: 1g

This information is automatically calculated by third-party software, including but not limited to the Create or Bake Me Some Sugar. For accurate nutrition, I suggest running the ingredients in your own system to get a more accurate reading. Nutritional information is approximate and automatically calculated, and should only be viewed as an indication.

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Alice Teunis

Saturday 3rd of April 2021

Our store was out of mini marshmallows so I bought a jar of the Marshmallow Creme. I can’t find anyplace that gives the equavilant of how much creme equals a cup of mini’s. Can anyone help?

Kelsey

Saturday 3rd of April 2021

Hey Alice - a 7-ounce jar of marshmallow creme may be used in place of 4 cups of miniature marshmallows or 40 large marshmallows. You will use around 1.75 ounces for a cup of mini marshmallows, or go a bit more if you want extra. Hope that helps.

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