This Crown Jewel Pie is indeed the crown jewel of your dessert-making skillset! On top of a pie crust, you’ll find a creamy strawberry gelatin dessert… which is filled with jewels of fruity gelatin desserts! It’s gelatin within gelatin for a jiggly, cool treat! It might take a little time to perfect the Crown Jewel Pie, but it really is royally delicious!


  • 1 (.3-ounce) package sugar-free orange gelatin dessert mix
  • 4 cups water, boiling, divided, plus 2 cups water, cold, divided
  • 1 (.3-ounce) package sugar-free lime gelatin dessert mix
  • 1 (.3-ounce) package sugar-free strawberry-banana gelatin dessert mix
  • 1 (.3-ounce) package sugar-free strawberry gelatin dessert mix
  • 10 graham cracker squares
  • 4 ounces whipped topping, thawed


Step 1 –In a medium bowl, add the orange gelatin mix and 1 cup of the boiling water and stir until completely dissolved, about 2 minutes.

Step 2 –Add 1/2 cup of the cold water.

Step 3 –Transfer the orange mixture to a square or rectangle medium-sized container.

Step 4 –Refrigerate the orange mixture.

Step 5 –Repeat the dissolving and refrigerating process with the lime gelatin mix and the strawberry-banana gelatin mix, using 1 cup of the boiling water and 1/2 cup of the cold water for each, transferring each gelatin mixture to its own container for refrigeration.

Step 6 –Refrigerate all of the gelatin mixes until very firm, at least 4 hours and up to overnight.

Step 7 –Cut the gelatin mixtures into 1/2-inch cubes.

Step 8 –Return the cubes to the refrigerator.

Step 9 –In a large bowl, add the strawberry gelatin mix and the remaining boiling water and stir until completely dissolved, about 2 minutes.

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Step 10 –Add the remaining cold water and stir to combine.

Step 11 –Refrigerate the bowl until slightly thickened but still mixable, about 45 minutes.

Step 12 –In the bottom of a 9-inch pie pan or rectangle pan, add the crackers and arrange them into a single layer.

Step 13 –Coat the sides of the pan with nonstick spray. Set it aside.

Step 14 –Transfer the slightly thickened strawberry gelatin mixture from the refrigerator and add the whipped topping, stirring vigorously until completely blended.

Step 15 –Add the orange cubes, the lime cubes, and the strawberry-banana cubes to the strawberry gelatin mixture and very gently stir it to combine.

Step 16 –Pour the gelatin mixture into the pan.

Step 17 –Refrigerate the pie until firm, at least 3 hours.

Step 18 –Slice and serve.