In small bowl sprinkle gelatin over cold water; let stand 1 minute to soften. Add boiling water; stir until gelatin is completely dissolved and mixture is clear. Cool slightly. In small cold mixer bowl combine sugar and cocoa; add whipping cream and vanilla. Beat at medium speed, scraping bottom of bowl occasionally, until stiff peaks form; blend in gelatin mixture, beating well. Spoon into serving dishes. Chill about 1/2 hour.
Four 1/2-cup servings.
Cajun Country -- New Iberia, Louisiana