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Colorful Gelatin Cookies

Yields1 Serving

Tested Recipe!

 3 oz package of any flavor gelatin dessert
 1 cup powdered sugar
 1 cup butter or margarinemelted
 2 ¼ cups flour
 ½ tsp salt

Heat oven to 350 degrees.


Reserve 1 TB dry gelatin for glaze if desired. Mix remaining gelatin, powdered sugar & butter. Stir in salt and flour.


Shape into 1" balls. Place about 2" apart on cookie sheets lined with Silpat or parchment paper.


Bake until set, but not brown. 8-10 min. (Don’t let them get brown, it ruins the pretty colors.) Remove from the cookie sheet when slightly cool.

Colorful Glaze

Mix reserved gelatin & 3 TB hot water. Let stand 5 min. Stir in 2 C powdered sugar & 1 teaspoon vanilla until smooth. Dip top of cookies into glaze. Or simply skip the glaze (as these are pretty sweet) use leftover Jello to sprinkle on warm cookies.


You can make several batches in different colors. You can also make up two batches in different colors and fit two small balls from each together to make different colors and flavors in one cookie.