Party Sugar Cookies Recipe
- 1 (3 ounce) package fruit flavored Jell-O® mix
- 1 cup white sugar
- 1 cup shortening
- 3 eggs
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- ½ teaspoon salt
- 3 ¼ cups all-purpose flour
- 1 egg white
- ¼ cup colored sugar for decoration
step 1: Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
step 2: In a large bowl, cream together the flavored gelatin, sugar and shortening until smooth. Beat in the eggs, one at a time, then stir in vanilla. Combine the flour and salt, stir into the creamed mixture.
step 3: Divide the dough into four pieces, and refrigerate any dough that is not yet being used. On a lightly floured surface, roll one piece of dough at a time out to 1/4 inch thickness. cut with cookie cutters and place onto an ungreased cookie sheet. Brush the tops of the cookies with egg white, and sprinkle with colored sugar.
step 4: Bake for 8 to 10 minutes in the preheated oven. Do not brown. allow cookies to cool for a few minutes on the cookie sheets before removing to a wire rack to cool completely.