Every good thing given and every perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of lights, with whom there is no variation or shifting shadow. (James 1:17)

Basic Bavarian

1 cup boiling water

1 pkg. (4-serving size) Jell-O Brand Gelatin, any flavor

1 cup cold water

1 cups ( of an 8-oz. tub) thawed Cool Whip Whipped Topping

Stir boiling water into gelatin in medium bowl at least 2 minutes until completely dissolved. Stir in cold water. Refrigerate 1 hour 15 minutes or until slightly thickened (consistency of unbeaten egg whites). Gently stir in whipped topping. Pour into 4-cup mold or individual molds sprayed with cooking spray. Refrigerate hours or until firm. Unmold dessert onto serving plate. Garnish with cup each additional whipped topping and fresh raspberries, if desired. Store leftover dessert in refrigerator.