jello 4 oz , flavor your choice. 2/3 cup of boiling. pour over jello and stir till totally melted. 1/2 cup water mixed with ice cubes to make one cup. add to jello and mixed til ice is melted. stir with wire whisk one 8 oz of cool whip. put in fridge for 20 min. you can pour into graham cracker crust. sometimes i just spoon into wine glasses or other fancy containers. sometimes i stick a cookie on top but don't have to. i have had this recipe for years. don't even remember where i got it. cool and refreshing dessert.