Calling all Jello fans! I've got the perfect Halloween treat for you: zombie brain jello dessert. It's a super fun treat for the Halloween season.

Zombie Brain Jello Dessert



  • Green Apple Jello 1 packet
  • Tonic Water 1 cup
  • Gummy Worms
  • Zombie Jello Mold
  • 2 tbsp. corn syrup
  • red food dye


  1. Make jello as directed on the package.
  2. Sub out a cup of cold water for tonic water - this is what will make it glow.
  3. Spray brain mold with nonstick.
  4. Pour into zombie brain mold and add in gummy worms.
  5. Set in a Rubbermaid with high edges (in case it gets knocked) and let sit in fridge for 3 hours.
  6. Once fully set a plate on the bottom of the mold and flip it over. The jello should slide right out.
  7. Decorate with additional gummy worms and fake blood.
  8. For fake blood:
  9. Mix cornstarch and red food dye. Drizzle over the zombie brain (mostly the plate).

Recipe Notes

When making this tonic water will help any color of jello glow. However, green works the best by far. Also, the tonic water will add a bit of bitterness to the jello. Because of that stick to sweet flavors such as green apple over lime or add in a tablespoon of sugar.