Christmas Jell-O Gems
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Serves: 30+
  • 1 Package (8 oz.) PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese, softened
  • ¾ Cup (10 Tablespoons) Unsalted Butter, softened
  • 1 Cup Granulated Sugar
  • 2 Teaspoons Vanilla
  • 2-1/4 Cups Flour
  • 1 Package (3 oz.) JELL-O Any Flavor
  • ½ Teaspoon Baking Soda
  • 2 Tablespoons Powdered Sugar (optional)
  1. BEAT first 4 ingredients in large bowl with mixer until blended. Mix flour, dry gelatin mix and baking soda; gradually add to cream cheese mixture, mixing well after each addition. Refrigerate 30 minutes.
  2. HEAT oven to 375ºF. Roll dough into 60 1-inch balls. Place, 2 inches apart, on baking sheets sprayed with cooking spray.
  3. BAKE 9 to 12 minutes. or until edges are lightly browned. Cool on baking sheets 2 minutes. Remove to wire racks; cool completely.
  4. SPRINKLE with powdered sugar just before serving, optional.
I made 2 batches to have red & green cookies.
Recipe by I'm At Home Baking! at