Colorful Jello Cookies

Some fruity, sugary, colorful cookies you can make whatever Jello flavor you like.

IMG_5420Ingredients:

  • 3 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 3 sticks salted butter, room temperature
  • 1 cup sugar, plus more for rolling
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 large (6 ounce) box of Jello, your favorite flavor

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees and line several baking sheets with parchment paper.

Cream the butter and sugar until light and fluffy, then beat in the eggs and vanilla. Beat in the flour and baking powder.

IMG_5414Beat in the Jello powder until evenly mixed.

IMG_5416Roll the dough into 1″ balls, and roll the balls in the extra sugar.

IMG_5417Space widely apart on the lined sheets.

IMG_5418Flatten to about a quarter inch with the flat bottom of a cup or ramekin.

IMG_5419Bake 9 minutes, cool on the pan for 5-10 minutes, then move with a spatula to a wire rack to cook completely.

So many cookies!

So many cookies!

I quite enjoyed the strawberry-ness from the Jello! If you wanted to make multiple colors/flavors, you can divide the dough into quarters and use 2-3 tablespoons of Jello powder per quarter.

Jello Cookies

Slightly adapted from instructables.

  • 3 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 3 sticks salted butter, room temperature
  • 1 cup sugar, plus more for rolling
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 large (6 ounce) box of Jello, your favorite flavor

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees and line several baking sheets with parchment paper.

Cream the butter and sugar until light and fluffy, then beat in the eggs and vanilla. Beat in the flour and baking powder. Beat in the Jello powder until evenly mixed.

Roll the dough into 1″ balls, and roll the balls in the extra sugar. Space widely apart on the lined sheets, then flatten to about a quarter inch with the flat bottom of a cup or ramekin.

Bake 9 minutes, cool on the pan for 5-10 minutes, then move with a spatula to a wire rack to cook completely.

Advertisements

About sparecake

My name's Corinne, and I like cake, cookies, and chocolate! Also, non-c-things such as ponies, Star Trek, and biking. I write a food blog and a blog about life, wide open spaces, and museum work. Nice to meet you!
This entry was posted in Dessert and tagged , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s