jell-o pastel cookies

★★★★★ 2 Reviews
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By Karla Everett
from Greenacres, WA

Here's another easy & delicious little cookie that I like to make every Christmas for my cookie platter. I like to make these using the strawberry jello and the fusion type of jello flavors. "Photo and recipe provided courtesy of Kraft Food & Family magazine, www.kraftfoods.com. For more information or to sign up for a free subscription, please visit www.kraftfoods.com/magazine."

★★★★★ 2 Reviews

Ingredients For jell-o pastel cookies

  • 3-1/2 c
    flour
  • 1 tsp
    calumet baking powder
  • 1-1/2 c
    butter or margarine, softened
  • 1 c
    sugar
  • 2 pkg
    (3 oz. each) jell-o cherry flavor gelatin, divided
  • 1
    egg
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla
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How To Make jell-o pastel cookies

  • 1
    HEAT oven to 400°F
  • 2
    MIX flour and baking powder. Beat butter in large bowl with mixer until creamy. Add sugar and 1 pkg. gelatin; beat until light and fluffy. Blend in egg and vanilla.
  • 3
    Gradually beat in flour mixture.
  • 4
    SHAPE dough into 1-inch balls. Place, 2 inches apart, on baking sheets. Flatten with bottom of glass.
  • 5
    Sprinkle with remaining dry gelatin mix.
  • 6
    BAKE 8 to 10 min. or until edges are lightly browned. Cool on baking sheets 3 min. Remove to wire racks; cool completely.
  • 7
    NOTE : For best results, use the same flavor of JELL-O Gelatin for both the cookie dough and sprinkling on top. SUBSTITUTE : Prepare using your favorite flavor of JELL-O Gelatin.

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