Christmas Jello Pie is a delicious layered pie that is perfect for the holidays. This no bake, no hassle pie is just what you need this holiday.

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We love making this Christmas Jello Pie Recipe. The beautiful layers and homemade pie crust makes this the perfect holiday pie. The ingredients are simple and the process is easy so that anyone can prepare this pie.

We love that this no bake dessert recipe is the perfect sweet treat. The festive layers and fluffy texture is always a crowd favorite pies. This pie is made with different flavors of jello which makes is the best light and creamy dessert.

You may also want to make this Grinch Pie or Oreo Pudding Pie both are perfect to serve for the holidays.

Why We Love this Jello Pie Recipe:

  • Graham Cracker Crust – We love making a homemade pie crust but you can easily use a store bought crust.
  • Jello Filling – Choose your favorite jello flavors to make it your own. You can even use sugar-free jello to fit into anyone’s diet restrictions.
  • Quick and Easy – This no bake pie dessert is the perfect pie to make ahead of time. No bake jello pie is quick and easy to make for all your potlucks, holiday dinners and more.

Ingredients: 

Ingredients for Christmas Jello Pie - graham cracker crumbs, butter, sugar, jello mix, whipped topping, food coloring

For the Crust: 

  • Graham Cracker Crumbs 
  • Salted Butter (melted) 
  • Granulated Sugar 

For the Pie: 

  • Lime Jello Mix (3 ounces) 
  • Lemon Jello Mix (3 ounces) 
  • Cherry Jello Mix (3 ounces) 
  • Boiling Water (divided) 
  • Cold Water 
  • Whipped Topping (8 ounces each) 
  • Red and Green Food Coloring 
  • Whipped Cream (for serving) 
  • Christmas Sprinkles (for serving) 

For the full recipe and ingredients, scroll to the bottom for the recipe card.

Variation Ideas:

  • Jello Flavors – This pie can be made with a variety of jello packets. Feel free to make a strawberry jello pie, raspberry or lime pie. Add your favorite sprinkles for a crowd pleasing treat.
  • Add in Fresh Fruit – If you love to add in fruit to your gelatin mixture, you can with this recipe. You can add in pineapple, small oranges, or diced strawberries.

How to Prepare Graham Cracker Crust: 

For the Crust: 

  • Step 1 – Line Pan – Line the bottom of a springform pan with parchment paper. 
  • Step 2 – Combine Crust Ingredients – Stir together the graham cracker crumbs, melted butter and sugar until well combined. You can crush the graham crackers with a food processor.
  • Step 3 – Press Crust – Then press this mixture into the bottom of the pan. Then up the sides approximately 1 ½ inches all around the pan.  
  • Step 4 – Freeze Crust – Place the pan in the freezer to allow the crust to set. 

How to Make Jello Pie Filling: 

Mixing Green Food Coloring in a glass bowl with a tub of cool whip on the side with green food coloring

Step 1 – Whisk the lime jello mix with 1 cup of boiling water until the mix is dissolved. Then stir in 1 cup of cold water.  Refrigerate for 30-45 minutes to allow the jello to thicken slightly. 

Graham cracker crust with a side of the mixture of whipped topping and green mixture

Step 2 – Remove from the refrigerator and stir in 1 container of cool whip. Mix until combined and add green food coloring to the mixture until it’s the color of green that you prefer. 

  • Step 3 – Pour Into Crust – Pour the mixture over the prepared pie shell in the springform pan.  Place in the refrigerator while you prepare the other layers. 
  • Step 4 – Make Lemon Jello – Mix the lemon jello mix with 1 cup of boiling water until the mix is dissolved. Then stir in 1 cup of cold water.  Refrigerate for 30-45 minutes to allow the jello to thicken slightly. 
  • Step 5 – Mix in Cool Whip – Remove from the refrigerator and stir in 1 container of cool whip until combined.  Do not add any food coloring to this layer.  
  • Step 6 – Layer into Pan – Pour this mixture on top of the green jello layer in the springform pan. Then place back in the refrigerator while you prepare the final layer. 
Layering whipped cream in the graham cracker crust

Step 7 – Mix the cherry jello mix with 1 cup of boiling water until the mix is dissolved. Then stir in 1 cup of cold water.  Refrigerate for 30 minutes to 45 minutes to allow the jello to thicken slightly. 

Layering the red layer in the graham cracker crust

Step 8 – Remove from the refrigerator and stir in 1 container of cool whip. Mix until combined and add red food coloring to the mixture until it’s the color of red that you prefer.  

  • Step 9 – Layer in Pan – Pour this mixture on top of the white (lemon) layer in the springform pan. Then place back in the refrigerator to chill for at least 4 hours or overnight before serving. 
  • Step 10 – Loosen Pan – When serving, gently loosen the springform pan by running a knife around the edges of the pan.  Remove the outside layer of the pan. 
  • Step 11 – Serve and Enjoy – Top the pie with whipped cream and sprinkles.  Then it’s ready to slice, serve and enjoy.

Recipe Tips:

  • Pan – When making this Jello Pie we recommend using a springform pan. This allows you to stack the layers in the deep dish pan. It is so eye pleasing for a delicious holiday dessert.
  • Graham Cracker Pie Crust – Make pie crust from scratch is easy to do in a mixing bowl. Make sure to press the pie crust mixture into the pan’s bottom and sides. Place in the freezer to allow to set.
  • Jello Mixture – You will prepare each jell-o layer separately and then mix in the cool whip. This allows for the beautiful layers to be separate. Make sure to allow the refrigerate the jello mixture so everything is set.
  • Removing the pan – You may need to loosen the pan by running a knife around the edges.
Close up image of Christmas Jello Pie

What is the Best Crust to Use?

This pie is delicious with any types of crust. We have used a store bought crust and made it with an Oreo Crust. Feel free to use different types of cookies, such as vanilla wafers.

Can this Pie be Made in Advance?

Yes, we recommend making this pie in advance. Because the pie needs time to set while preparing it is best to make ahead of time. The prep time is simple which makes this perfect desserts for any occasion.

We recommend making it the night before serving.

close up image of a slice of Christmas Jello Pie

How to Store Leftovers:

Store the Jello Christmas Pie leftovers in the refrigerator, covered, for up to 4 days.  

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Christmas Jello Pie

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Christmas Jello Pie is a delicious layered pie that is perfect for the holidays. This no bake, no hassle pie is just what you need this holiday.
Prep Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Cook Time 0 minutes
Chilling Time: 4 hours
Total Time 5 hours 30 minutes
Servings 8
Cuisine American
Course Dessert
Calories 528

Ingredients

For the Crust:

  • 1 1/2 cups Graham Cracker Crumbs
  • 1/2 cup Salted Butter melted
  • 1/2 cup Granulated Sugar

For the Pie:

  • 1 Box Lime Jello Mix 3 ounces
  • 1 Box Lemon Jello Mix 3 ounces
  • 1 Box Cherry Jello Mix 3 ounces
  • 3 cups Boiling Water divided
  • 2 cups Cold Water
  • 3 containers Whipped Topping 8 ounces each
  • Red and Green Food Coloring
  • Whipped Cream for serving
  • Christmas Sprinkles for serving

Instructions

For the Crust:

  • Line the bottom of a springform pan with parchment paper.
  • Stir together the graham cracker crumbs, melted butter and sugar until well combined.
  • Then press this mixture into the bottom of the pan and up the sides approximately 1 ½ inches all around the pan.
  • Place the pan in the freezer to allow the crust to set.

For the Pie:

  • Mix the lime jello mix with 1 cup of boiling water until the mix is dissolved. Then stir in 1 cup of cold water.  Refrigerate for 30-45 minutes to allow the jello to thicken slightly.
  • Remove from the refrigerator and stir in 1 container of cool whip until combined and add green food coloring to the mixture until it’s the color of green that you prefer.
  • Pour the mixture over the crust in the springform pan.  Place in the refrigerator while you prepare the other layers.
  • Mix the lemon jello mix with 1 cup of boiling water until the mix is dissolved. Then stir in 1 cup of cold water.  Refrigerate for 30-45 minutes to allow the jello to thicken slightly.
  • Remove from the refrigerator and stir in 1 container of cool whip until combined.  Do not add any food coloring to this layer.
  • Pour this mixture on top of the green layer in the springform pan and place back in the refrigerator while you prepare the final layer.
  • Mix the cherry jello mix with 1 cup of boiling water until the mix is dissolved. Then stir in 1 cup of cold water.  Refrigerate for 30-45 minutes to allow the jello to thicken slightly.
  • Remove from the refrigerator and stir in 1 container of cool whip until combined and add red food coloring to the mixture until it’s the color of red that you prefer.
  • Pour this mixture on top of the white (lemon) layer in the springform pan and place back in the refrigerator to chill for at least 4 hours or overnight before serving.
  • When serving, gently loosen the springform pan by running a knife around the edges of the pan.  Remove the outside layer of the pan.
  • Top the pie with whipped cream and sprinkles.  Then it’s ready to slice, serve and enjoy!

Recipe Notes

Store the leftovers in the refrigerator, covered, for up to 4 days.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 528kcal, Carbohydrates 73g, Protein 6g, Fat 24g, Saturated Fat 17g, Polyunsaturated Fat 1g, Monounsaturated Fat 4g, Trans Fat 0.5g, Cholesterol 32mg, Sodium 320mg, Potassium 119mg, Fiber 1g, Sugar 64g, Vitamin A 417IU, Calcium 80mg, Iron 1mg

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