Jello spritz cookies

Yield: 60 Servings

Measure Ingredient
4 cups Sifted all purpose flour
1 teaspoon Baking powder
1½ cup Butter
1 cup Sugar
1 pack (3-ounce) Jello - any flavor
1 Egg
1 teaspoon Vanilla
1 Additional box of jello for decorations

(Jello calls these Fruity Cookies) Source: Jello ad in TV Guide (c) 1970's Yield = 5 dozen cookies

Sift flour and baking powder. Cream butter. Gradually add sugar and 1 box of Jello, mixing well after each addition until smooth. Force dough through cookie press, (or shape into fruit shapes) on Ungreased baking sheets.

Sprinkle with additional gelatin. Decorate as desired with gumdrops, candied fruit bits, whatever. Bake at 400 degrees for about 13-14 minutes, or until golden brown at edges. Cool. Add frosting details if desired.

Store in loosely covered container.

NOTE: These can also be made by dropping by teaspoonfulls and flattening them a bit with a fork. They are meant to be about ⅜ to ½ inch thick.

Posted to TNT - Prodigy's Recipe Exchange Newsletter by "popette" <popette@...> on Nov 4, 1997

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