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Jello desserts for everyone! Make cookies with gelatin, and sprinkle it on ice cream, cupcakes & fruit (1970s)

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Jello spritz cookies - Fruity cookie retro recipe

Jello desserts: Sprinkle Jell-O instead of…

Instead of fruit sauce on ice cream, or you-know-what on strawberries, or “jimmies” on cupcakes. Sprinkle Jell-O Brand Gelatin right out of the box. It tastes fruity and sweet at the same time.

Sprinkle Jell-O in 15 fruity flavors. Then keep what’s left in a covered sugar bowl or baby food jar.

Tomorrow, do something that’s different and fun. Sprinkle Jell-O Gelatin.

Sprinkle Jell-O on ice cream, cupcakes & fruit (1971)


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Jello spritz cookies - Fruity cookie retro recipe

Jell-O gelatin fruity cookie recipe

Jell-O gelatin cookies. They come in every holiday color. They come in 15 fruity flavors. They’re Jell-O on the inside… the outside. To help remind you to make fruity cookies tomorrow, put out some Jello tonight.

Ingredients

4 cups sifted all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon double-acting baking powder
1-1/2 cups butter
1 cup sugar
1 package (3 ounces) jello gelatin, any flavor
1 egg
1 teaspoon vanilla
Additional gelatin

Directions

Sift flour with baking powder. Cream butter. Gradually add sugar and gelatin, cream well after each addition. Add egg and vanilla; beat well. Gradually add flour mixture, mixing after each addition until smooth.

Force dough through a cookie press onto two ungreased baking sheets. Sprinkle with gelatin. Decorate as desired. Bake at 400 F for about 13 or 14 minutes, or until golden brown at edges. Store in loosely-covered container. Makes about 5 dozen cookies.

 

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