1/2 c shortening
1/4 c softened butter
1/2 c sugar
3 oz package of Jell-O (not sugar free)
1 t vanilla
2 1/2 c flour
1 t baking soda
1 t salt
Mix the first 6 ingredients. Stir in the rest. Shape into 3/4" balls. Place balls 3" apart on ungreased cookie sheets. Flatten each ball with the bottom of a glass dipped in sugar. Bake at 400 degrees for 6-8 minutes. Cool completely. Store in air tight container.
You can also use a cookie press with this dough and decorate with dragees and other assorted sprinkles.
Time: 1 hour Makes: 6 dozen
Little kids tend to love these cookies.