Applesauce Jello Squares

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A fun, easy and light dessert for holidays and summer picnics! Use any flavor or color gelatin in these Applesauce Jello Squares. You’ll also love our marshmallow layered Jello dessert!

patriotic jello dessert on a plate

Applesauce Jello Squares

If you’re looking for an easy summer dessert recipe that won’t won’t stuff you, try these applesauce jello squares. They are versatile and can make an easy dessert or side dish for any occasion. Use any flavor gelatin your family likes. Make this jello dish to fit the holiday!

Easy Jello Dessert

While the kids were little, this was my go-to recipe for taking to picnics and potlucks. I always had boxes of Jello on hand and we made homemade applesauce each year, so I never had to drag three kids out to the store in order to make this. Easy!!

Sugar Free Jello Dessert

Use sugar free jello, no-sugar added applesauce and whipped cream with no sugar (or fat free cool whip) for a virtually sugar free dessert. Light and fresh for summer!

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Patriotic Jello Dessert

Use blue raspberry jello in this recipe and serve with fresh red berries for a gorgeous patriotic July 4 dessert recipe.

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easy summer dessert recipe : applesauce jello
easy summer dessert recipe : applesauce jello

Applesauce Gelatin Squares

5 from 3 votes
A fun, easy and light dessert for holidays and summer picnics! Use any flavor or color gelatin in these Applesauce Jello Squares. 
Servings 8
Prep Time 10 minutes
Chill Time 3 hours
Total Time 3 hours 10 minutes


  • 1 1/2 cups boiling water
  • 6 ounces blue raspberry Jello (or your favorite flavor - 2 small boxes)
  • 2 cups chilled unsweetened applesauce
  • whipped topping & fresh fruit (optional)


  • Dissolve the Jello in the boiling water. Stir until the powder is completely dissolved.
  • Add the applesauce and mix well.
  • Spray an 8x8 baking pan with cooking spray.
  • Pour the Jello mix in the prepared pan.
  • Allow to set for at least 3 hours.
  • Serve chilled with fruit and whipped cream.


The calories shown are based on the recipe being cut into 8 squares, with 1 serving being 1 square. Since different brands of ingredients have different nutritional information, the calories shown are just an estimate.


Calories: 106kcal | Carbohydrates: 26g | Protein: 1g | Sodium: 100mg | Potassium: 45mg | Sugar: 24g | Vitamin A: 20IU | Vitamin C: 0.6mg | Calcium: 2mg | Iron: 0.2mg
Author Julie Clark
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Calories 106
Keyword jello dessert, patriotic, sugar free, summer dessert, summer picnic

About Julie Clark

I'm Julie Clark, CEO and recipe developer of Tastes of Lizzy T. With my B.A. in Education and over 30 years of cooking and baking, I want to teach YOU the best of our family recipes.

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