Elves Belly Buttons..

READY IN: 2hrs 10mins
Recipe by grandma2969

my grandkids love these cookies..we make them at other times than Christmas..

Top Review by Rachel D.

We love these cookies! I will say, though, we have found that you must use the name brand Jell-O mix. Store brands make this recipe taste off. And if you don't like or have the almond extract, you can use vanilla. So addictive!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. cream crisco, sugar and gelatin together.
  2. beat eggs in and add almond extract.mix well.
  3. mix remaining ingredients together and add gradually to creamed mixture -- stirring well.
  4. chill dough overnight.
  5. when ready to bake, shape dough into small balls.
  6. and roll in granulated sugar.
  7. place on greased sheet.make indentation in cookie with thumb and place red cinnamon candy or quartered maraschino cherry in deperession.
  8. bake at 375* for 10 minutes.

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