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Jell-O Sugar Cookies



  • 3/4 cup shortening (such as Crisco)
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 small box Jell-O (any flavor)
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 cup granulated sugar


  1. In large bowl, cream shortening and 1/2 cup sugar together with electric mixer.
  2. Add eggs, vanilla extract and Jell-O; mix well.
  3. Stir in flour, baking powder and salt.
  4. Shape dough into 1-inch balls. Place on greased cooking sheet and flatten with bottom of glass dipped in (1 cup) sugar.
  5. Bake at 400 degrees F for 8 to 10 minutes.

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