|A different use for Jell-O. This recipe highlights its wonderful artificial colors and flavors rather than its gelatinious consistency. It's simply a sugar cookie recipe, with a package of Jell-O added to provide extra flavor and pastel color.||
3 1/2 cups flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 1/2 cups butter or margarine 1 cup sugar 2 packages (3 oz.) Jell-O, any flavor 1 egg 1 teaspoon vanilla Prehad oven to 400 F. Mix flour and baking powder in medium bowl. In large bowl, cream together butter, sugar, and one package of Jell-O. (Reserve second package). Beat in egg and vanilla. Add flour mixture in three portions, mixing well after each addition. Roll dough into 1-inch balls. Place on ungreased baking sheet. Flatten with bottom of glass, and sprinkle with reserved gelatin. Bake 10 to 12 minutes, or until very lightly browned. (Overbaking will hide the pastel Jell-O coloring!) Remove from baking sheets and cool on wire racks. Makes about 5 dozen.
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