Festive Fruity Cookies

Festive Fruity Cookies

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"Using this easy, basic cookie recipe, you can easily change the flavors (and colors!) by using different flavors of JELL-O Gelatin."
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40 m servings 132 cals
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Original recipe yields 30 servings



  • Calories:
  • 132 kcal
  • 7%
  • Fat:
  • 5.1 g
  • 8%
  • Carbs:
  • 20.7g
  • 7%
  • Protein:
  • 1.3 g
  • 3%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 18 mg
  • 6%
  • Sodium:
  • 57 mg
  • 2%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.


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  1. Heat oven to 400 degrees F.
  2. Reserve 1 tbsp. dry gelatin mix. Combine remaining dry gelatin mix with flour and baking powder. Beat butter in large bowl with mixer until creamy. Add granulated sugar; beat until light and fluffy. Blend in egg and vanilla. Gradually add flour mixture, beating well after each addition.
  3. Shape dough into 30 (1-inch) balls. Place, 2 inches apart, on baking sheets. Flatten with bottom of clean glass.
  4. Bake 8 to 10 min. or until edges are lightly browned. Cool on baking sheets 1 min. Remove to wire racks; cool completely.
  5. Whisk powdered sugar, reserved gelatin mix and milk until blended; spread onto cookies. Top with sprinkles.


  • Reduced Sugar Version: Save 14g of sugar per serving by omitting the powdered sugar frosting and sprinkles, preparing the cookies with JELL-O Sugar Free Gelatin, and substituting 1/4 cup granulated sugar substitute for the granulated sugar. Melt 1 oz. BAKER'S White Chocolate. Drizzle over cooled cookies.


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