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JELL-O Cookies

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Source: POPSUGAR Photography / Sarah Lipoff

Bring some sparkle into the kitchen with this cookie recipe that tastes just like a day spent at the fair. Filled with sweet strawberry flavor, the final sprinkling of JELL-O strawberry-flavored gelatin mix adds the most amazing crunch, reminiscent of a big bite of cotton candy. And your child can help with all steps of this recipe, so get in the kitchen together!

Cotton Candy Cookies

From Kraft recipes

JELL-O Cookies


  1. 3 1/2 cups flour
    1 teaspoon baking powder
    1-1/2 cups butter, softened
    1 cup sugar
    2 3-ounce packages JELL-O strawberry-flavored gelatin
    1 egg
    1 teaspoon vanilla


  1. Preheat your oven to 400ºF.
  2. Mix together flour and baking powder in a mixing bowl. In a separate bowl, beat butter until creamy then add the sugar and one box of the JELL-O strawberry-flavored gelatin mix, whipping until fluffy. Add the egg, vanilla, and then gradually blend in the flour mixture.
  3. On a parchment-paper-covered baking tray, shape dough into a 1-inch round then flatten with the bottom of a glass. Sprinkle flattened cookies with the other box of JELL-O strawberry-flavored gelatin mix, evenly distributing between cookies to create the top crust.
  4. Bake 8-10 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. Cool on baking sheets 3 minutes. Remove to wire racks and cool completely.
Image Source: POPSUGAR Photography / Sarah Lipoff