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I found this interesting recipe on a site called Thrifty Tips. It was submitted by one of their subscribers and this recipe sounds really good. I haven't tried it yet but if anyone who reads this has made it before, I would love to hear your reviews about it.

Jell-O Pastel Cookies


3 1/2 cups flour

1 tsp. baking powder

1 1/2 cups butter or margarine, softened

1 cup sugar

2 pkg. strawberry flavor gelatin, divided

1 egg

1 tsp. vanilla



1 - Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.

2 - Mix flour and baking powder; set aside.

3 - Beat butter in large bowl with electric mixer on medium speed until creamy.

4 - Gradually add sugar and 1 pkg. of the dry gelatin, beating until light and fluffy.

5 - Add egg and vanilla; mix well. Gradually add flour mixture, beating until well blended after each addition.

6 - Shape dough into 1 inch balls. Place cookies 2 inches apart on ungreased baking sheets.

7 - Flatten with bottom of clean glass. Sprinkle lightly with remaining pkg. of dry gelatin.

8 - Bake 8-10 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. Remove from baking sheets to wire racks. Cool completely.

9 - Store in covered container at room temperature.

Makes about 5 dozen cookies.