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Christmas Pastels

Rated as 3.72 out of 5 Stars

"These can be any flavor you want, the kids go nuts for them"
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Ingredients

servings 75 cals
Original recipe yields 48 servings (3 to 4 dozen)

Directions

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  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).
  2. In a medium bowl, cream the shortening, sugar, and flavored gelatin. Stir in the eggs and vanilla. Sift together the flour, baking powder, and salt; stir into the creamed mixture.
  3. Roll cookies into 1 inch balls place them on an unprepared cookie sheet, and flatten with a cookie stamp dipped in sugar. If you don 't have a cookie stamp, flatten cookies with the bottom of a glass dipped in sugar. Bake for 6 to 8 minutes , until set but not brown.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 75 calories; 3.5 g fat; 10.1 g carbohydrates; 1.1 g protein; 8 mg cholesterol; 66 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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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...

Most helpful critical review

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 swee...

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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...

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.

This is my recipe, and I want to mention a few things I forgot when I submitted it. DON"T use sugar free gelatin! It will totally change the taste of the cookies, the same for using most sugar...

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.

"Yummmm!", Said my husband. "Oooo!...And they get Yummier, as you eat them!"

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 swee...

4 stars for easiness and kid-friendly recipe, 3 stars for taste. I will make these again for a kid audience, but have better recipes for adults palettes. I substituted butter for the shorteni...

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 chris...

Wow! I made these as a Christmas gift for our neighbors and they are still raving about them! I used a really chunky sugar (Zulka brand) and drew designs like snowflakes and snowmen on them with...