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Rainbow Jello Christmas Cookies

Rainbow Jello Christmas Cookies

Colorful Cookies with jello for flavor and color
Course Cookies
Cuisine American
Keyword Colorful, cookies, Jello
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Total Time 28 minutes
Servings 24


  • Electric Mixer
  • OVEN


  • 1 ½ cups Sugar
  • ¾ cup Softened Butter
  • 2 large Eggs
  • 1 tsp Vanilla Extract
  • 3 cups Flour
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Baking Soda
  • 4 small boxes Jello Colors of choice and as many different colors as you'd like
  • Food Coloring Optional but improves color


  • Preheat the oven to 400 degrees, and line two baking sheets with silicone or parchment.
  • In a mixing bowl cream together the butter and 1 cup of sugar until light and fluffy. Add the eggs one at a time, mixing well. 
  • Add the vanilla and mix until combined. Add the flour, salt, and baking soda, and mix until combined
  • Divide the dough into four equal portions (one for each color of jello mix), and add 2 tablespoons of jello mix to each portion. Add 3-4 drops of the same color of food coloring to each bowl. Mix until the color is evenly distributed. and the dough is desired color
  • Place the remaining ½ cup sugar in a small bowl. Roll the dough into one inch balls, then roll each ball in the sugar. Place on the prepared baking sheets and flatten slightly with a glass or palm of your hand.
  • Bake 8-10 minutes, or until the cookies just slightly browned on the bottom and the tops look dry. Let cool 5 minutes on the pan before transferring to a cooling rack.- Serve and enjoy