Friday, December 11, 2015

Jello Spritz Cookies

My infatuation with Jello continues... I just had to whip up some Jello Spritz Cookies as soon as I saw them! My cookies were tinted pink/purple by Black Cherry Jello and they had the faint flavor of Cherry Jello, imagine that:@) I did add more red food coloring. This recipe made a nice dough for spritz cookies, it had the perfect consistency and stuck to the sheets well.
This is a fun little novelty cookie and one I think the kids would get a kick out of!

The vintage ad that was my inspiration:

Jello Spritz Cookies-from HubPages
4 C A/P flour
1 tsp baking powder
1 1/2 C butter-I used 1 C butter, 1/2 C shortening
1 C sugar
3oz package of Jello, any flavor
1 egg
1 tsp vanilla
sprinkles and decorations of your choice
  1. Sift flour and baking powder, set aside.
  2. Cream butter, add sugar and Jello, mix well.
  3. Add egg and vanilla, mix well.
  4. Add flour/baking powder, mix until just combined.
  5. Press dough through cookie press onto cool, ungreased cookie sheets. Decorate if desired.
  6. Bake at 400 degrees for 9-13 minutes or until edges just begin to brown.
Have a sticky sweet happy day:@)


  1. Merry Christmas Lynn, These cookies take me back to my childhood in the 1950's. My Mom had a cookie press and she made these beautiful little cookies. Are these presses hard to use? There must be some trick to releasing the dough, for each cookie to turn out so perfectly-perfect :) Yours are lovely . . . Got milk?
    Connie :)

    1. Hello, the presses are even easier to use today because they have trigger handles, just one squeeze and you have a cookie:@)

  2. I recently got a cookie press from an estate sale and I'm eager to try it out. Thanks for sharing these.

  3. I love spritz cookies. I need to find a press since mine is long gone!

  4. The spritz look so pretty and festive, Lynn, and I love the vintage ad displaying them. It's good to know that the dough worked out well.

  5. That is one crazy cookie Lynn! Never heard of Jello cookies, very intriguing!

  6. my sis who's been gone about 15 yrs now, used to make similar cookies and send me a care package (wis to tex). thanks for the memory. :)

  7. What a cute idea, Lynn! I wonder how the lime jello would taste/look if I did Christmas tree shapes??? I may try it...thanks for the idea.

  8. Hello! These look so fun. My hubby just asked about Spritz cookies, may have to give these a try. Wonder what color jello is in the pantry.

  9. I do have a cookie press "somewhere." Gee, I haven't seen it in years, but I'd love to resurrect it and make some spritz :) Yours look wonderful!
    P.S. My sugar cookie icing dries hard not sticky.

  10. You cookies are so festive Lynn, love that ad! At first I thought it was Red Velvet, still waiting for you to cross that off your foods list :)

    I've made jello cookies for years, usually at Valentines Day (Pink Hearts) I'll have to try the spritz, they look fantastic.


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