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Jell-O Pastel Cookies

Jell-O Pastel Cookies

Pretty in pink, green, yellow and any other color you love. Jell-O Gelatin in the dough and sprinkled on top makes sugar cookies even more special.

These colorful cookies are fun to make and can be enjoyed in moderation.

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  • 3 1/2 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon CALUMET Baking Powder
  • 1 1/2 cups butter or margarine, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 packages (3 ounces each) JELL-O Cherry Flavor Gelatin, divided
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


  1. Heat oven to 400 degrees F.
  2. Mix flour and baking powder. Beat butter in large bowl with mixer until creamy.
  3. Add sugar and 1 package gelatin; beat until light and fluffy.
  4. Blend in egg and vanilla.
  5. Gradually beat in flour mixture.
  6. Shape dough into 1-inch balls. Place, 2 inches apart, on baking sheets. Flatten with bottom of glass. Sprinkle with remaining dry gelatin mix.
  7. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes or until edges are lightly browned.
  8. Cool on baking sheets for 3 minutes.
  9. Remove to wire racks; cool completely.

Makes 5 dozen

For best results, use the same flavor of JELL-O Gelatin for both the cookie dough and sprinkling on top.

Prepare using your favorite flavor of JELL-O Gelatin.

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