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Colorful Jello Cookies Recipe


  • 3-1/2 Cup` Flour
  • 1 Tsp Baking Powder
  • 1-1/2 Cup Butter or Margarine (softened)
  • 1 Cup Sugar
  • 1 Egg
  • 1 Tsp Vanilla
  • 3-4 Packets Jello (3 oz pkg)


  • Heat oven to 350 ºF.
  • Beat butter in a large bowl until creamy. Blend in egg and vanilla. Add sugar and beat until light and fluffy.
  • Mix flour and baking powder in a separate bowl. Gradually beat in flour mixture to the above ingredients. Divide dough into 3 sections.
  • Sprinkle 2 TB of jello onto each section. Kneed together with dough. Add a few drops of food coloring to make more vibrant.
  • Shape dough into 1-inch balls. Roll balls into extra jello powder. Place 2 inches apart, on baking sheet. Flatten with bottom of glass.
  • Bake 8-10 minutes, or until edges are lightly brown. Cool on baking sheets 2 min. Remove to wire racks and cool completely.