Christmas Pastels Recipe Reviews - Allrecipes.com (Pg. 2)
Reviewed: Dec. 15, 2005
Very simple recipe. Used Splenda instead of sugar and made with strawberry jello. Decorated them for Christmas. My eldest said he could taste the salt but I like a cookie that is not too sweet and it must not have bothered him by the amount he ate. Youngest went nuts over them. If I would have had time, I would have made a batch with Lime jello which would have been very pretty next to the strawberry. Oh well, next time. _____________________________________ 12/19 Just wanted to add a note. We enjoyed these fresh from the oven the day they were made but nobody would eat them after a day or two of them sitting. The jello taste was so strong and fake tasting that they did not go over well.
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Reviewed: Dec. 7, 2005
These are pretty good. Definitely 4star for easiness and speed. Flavor 3 1/2 to 4star. These are cookies with kid appeal and would be sweet in a variety of colors. I made red and green for christmas and they will look cute with the other cookies I am serving. I think the flavor would be better if you added in some butter in place of some of the shortening.
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Reviewed: Aug. 21, 2005
Some of the coolest Christmas cookies ever! I usually make one batch of strawberry or raspberry and one of lime, so you have red and green! Everyone loves them.
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Reviewed: Dec. 22, 2001
I used Cherry Jell-O and sprinkled with multi-colored Betty Crocker Party Sugar instead. I got lots of requests for the recipe at work. They weren't too sweet, a little salty (which I like)and the cherry flavor jell-o added a familar taste to the cookies, but people could not guess what it was. Definately will make again!
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Reviewed: Jan. 16, 2001
The taste of these cookies is surprising! Really delicious. I made them for my daughter's class in their school colors using grape and lemon jello. The kids loved them.
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Reviewed: Sep. 9, 2000
"Yummmm!", Said my husband. "Oooo!...And they get Yummier, as you eat them!"
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