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Eyeball ice cubes

Whitney Coy is a freelance writer and editor based in Columbus, OH, where she lives with her husband and two daughters. She writes frequently for SheKnows, as well as several other websites. She writes on topics including parenting, trav...

Something spooky for snack time!

Give them a snack that's a little scary this Halloween!

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Something spooky
for snack time!

Give them a snack that's a little scary this Halloween!

Eyeball ice cubes


  • 1 (8 ounce) container whipped cream topping, slightly thawed
  • 24 blueberries
  • 1-1/2 cups boiling water
  • 1 package (8-serving size) Jello, any flavor
  • 1 cup ice water

Tools needed:

  • Melon baller
  • 24 small dessert dishes



Use a melon baller to drop 1 small scoop of whipped cream topping
into small dessert dishes to make the whites of the "eyeballs."

Eyeball ice cube: Step 1


Situate a blueberry in the center of each scoop to form the pupil of each eye.

Eyeball ice cube: Step 2


Place in the freezer for 30 minutes or until the whipped cream eyeballs are firm.

Eyeball ice cube: Step 3


While you wait for the eyeballs to freeze, stir in the Jello mix with boiling water
for about 2 minutes or until the mix is completely dissolved.

Eyeball ice cube: Step 4


Add in ice water until mixture measures 2-1/2 cups.

Eyeball ice cube: Step 5


Pour the Jello-and-water mixture into a small dessert dish around the eyeball
but leave the eyeball exposed. Continue for the rest of the dishes.

Eyeball ice cube: Step 6 add jello around eyeball


Freeze for about 1-1/2 hours or until the Jello and eyeball are both firm.

Eyeball ice cube freeze until both are firm

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