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Jell-O Cookies


Tangy, sweet, soft & yummy. Beautifully colorful and delightfully different from the usual favorites. Try these wonderful Jell-O Cookies!

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  • 3/4 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup Jell-O powder (I used strawberry, lime, orange and grape)
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon lemon baking emulsion
  • 2 1/2 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • Gel paste icing coloring to boost the cookie color


Servings 40
Preparation time 6mins
Cooking time 60mins


Step 1

Heat oven to 350°F.

Cream butter, sugar, Jell-O, and eggs, and lemon emulsion together in a large bowl.

Add the dry ingredients and incorporate well.

Add the icing coloring several drops at a time, mixing well, until the cookie dough reaches desired color.

Roll dough into balls and place on a greased cookie sheet. Gently flatten the dough balls.

Bake for 6 to 8 minutes, or until done.

Remove to wire rack and let cool slightly before serving.

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