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Sunday, March 3, 2013

Rainbow Cookies

Have I mentioned that I recently participated in a fundraiser?

No? You didn't know??

Well, then, let me tell ya!

Cookies for Kids' Cancer is a group that raises money for Pediatric Cancer research. It's a wonderful organization that helps so many families. 
Can you believe that Cancer claims the lives of more children annually than any other disease - more than asthma, muscular dystrophy, multiple sclerosis & AIDS combined. *Stats from HERE*

That makes me sad.

So, my daughter's school, Morgan Academy, held a Bake Sale and sold Raffle tickets to raise money donate to the foundation. 

I baked these Rainbow Cookies for the fundraiser.
 These made me happy!

I saw the Jell-o Cookies on I Heart Naptime and I followed her recipe. Only, I made all the colors of the rainbow.

Rainbow Jell-o Cookies
by Pint Sized Baker
Prep Time: 1 hour
Cook Time: 9 minutes
  • 3 1/2 C Flour
  • 1 tsp Baking Powder
  • 1 1/2 (3 sticks) C Butter, softened
  • 1 C Sugar
  • 1 Egg
  • 1 tsp Vanilla
  • Cherry, Orange, Lemon, Lime, Wild Berry, and Grape Jell-o
Beat butter with a paddle attachment until creamy. Add is sugar, egg, and vanilla and beat until combined. Gradually add in flour and baking powder until blended.
Divide dough into 6 sections. Sprinkle 2 tablespoons of Jell-o onto each section. Knead together with dough.
Shape dough into 1-inch balls and roll in the extra jello from the packets. Place on a baking sheet lined with a silicon mat and flatten with the bottom of a cup.
Bake 8 to 10 minutes. Cool for 2 minutes on the baking sheets, then transfer to wire rack and cool completely.
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These sure were happy cookies. They could brighten up any day.
And you could brighten up someone's day by helping up raise money.

If you would like to be a good cookie, please donate $5 to the Morgan Academy Giving Page and Enter to win $150 worth of OXO Baking Supplies

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