Jell-O Ice Cream Salad

Jell-O Ice Cream Salad: A Summertime Dream in Every Bite

This Jell-O Ice Cream Salad is the ultimate summer treat, bursting with juicy sweetness and creamy coolness in every spoonful. Imagine the vibrant orange glow of peach Jell-O, its wiggly texture suspended in a pool of luscious vanilla ice cream. Then, amidst this dreamy landscape, imagine chunks of fresh peaches, their golden flesh flecked with red, offering bursts of tangy sunshine.

It’s a symphony of textures and flavors, a playful dance between the smooth creaminess of the ice cream and the bouncy jiggle of the Jell-O. The peaches add a fruity freshness, their sweetness perfectly complementing the Jell-O’s vibrant punch.

This salad is more than just a dessert; it’s a nostalgic trip down memory lane, reminiscent of childhood picnics and backyard barbecues. It’s the perfect way to use up leftover summer peaches, transforming them into a whimsical and delightful treat.

Here’s why you’ll love this Jell-O Ice Cream Salad:

  • A burst of summer: The combination of peach Jell-O, ice cream, and fresh peaches is pure summer magic. It’s like capturing the essence of the season in every bite.
  • Easy to make: This salad is a breeze, even for the novice cook. Just mix, chill, and enjoy!
  • Perfect for any occasion: Serve it at a potluck, bring it to a backyard barbecue, or enjoy it as a delightful weeknight treat.
  • Kid-approved: This salad will surely be a hit with kids of all ages. The sweet, playful flavors and textures are irresistible.


So grab your Jell-O box, favorite ice cream, and fresh peaches. It’s time to create a summertime masterpiece!


  • For a richer flavor, use vanilla bean ice cream.
  • If you don’t have fresh peaches, you can use canned peaches, but drain them well.
  • Use different combinations of Jell-O flavors and fruit for endless flavors. 
  • Get creative with your toppings! Try whipped cream, chopped nuts, or a drizzle of maraschino cherry juice.


Enjoy this taste of summer anytime!

Jell-O Ice Cream Salad

A vintage handwritten recipe card for Jell-O Ice Cream Salad made with Jell-O, boiling water, ice cream, and fruit
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  • 1 pkg peach Jell-O, 6-ounce package (use any flavor)
  • 1 qt ice cream
  • 1 1/3 cups fruit, drained and chopped
  • 2 cups boiling water


  • Dissolve Jell-O in 2 cups boiling water.
  • Add ice cream and stir until melted.
  • Add fruit.
  • Mix and stir, as it hardens in the refigerator; about 1/2 hour.

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medium saucepan
Salad Mold 1
Salad Mold 2
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Course Salad
Cuisine American
Keyword Fruit, Ice Cream, Jell-O, Peach

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