Christmas Jell-O Cookies

1 cup butter, room temperature

2/3 cup sugar

1 3-oz box lime Jell-O

1 large egg

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

1 teaspoon baking powder

3 cups all-purpose flour
 
 

1. Heat your oven to 400. Set aside 2 ungreased baking sheets.

2. In the bowl of a stand mixer, beat together the butter, sugar, and Jell-O. Scrape the sides of the bowl. Add the egg and vanilla, and mix well; scrape the sides of the bowl. Add the baking powder and flour, and mix well. Let the dough sit for 15 minutes before loading it into the cookie press.

3. Load the dough into your cookie press, and following it's manufacturers directions, press the dough onto your baking sheets. Add sprinkles if you want them.

4. Bake the cookies for 6-8 minutes (mine took 7 minutes), just until they are no longer shiny, and not starting to brown. Let the cookies sit on the baking sheet for 2-3 minutes and then remove them to paper towels. Cool completely before storing in an airtight container.

Makes about 100 cookies.

1 Weight Watcher's Points+ point per cookie, up to 5 cookies.

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