Fruity Pastel Cookies
- 3/4 C. butter (no substitutes), softened
- 1/2 C. sugar
- 1 pkg. (3 oz.) lime gelatin or flavor of your choice
- 1 egg
- 1/2 tsp. vanilla extract
- 1-3/4 C. all-purpose flour
- 1/2 tsp. baking powder
- Red and Green colored sugar and/or sprinkles
In a mixing bowl, cream butter, sugar and gelatin powder. heat in egg and vanilla. In a separate bowl, combine flour and baking powder; gradually add to creamed mixture and mix well. Using a cookie press fitted with the disk of your choice (try trees or wreaths), press dough 2 inches apart onto ungreased baking sheets. Decorate as desired with colored sugar and/or sprinkles. Bake at 400 degrees for 6-8 minutes or until set (do not brown). Remove to wire racks to cool.
Makes about 6 dozen.