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How to Make Gumdrop Cookie Recipe

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About Gumdrop Cookies Recipe

Description: This is an old-fashioned Gumdrop Cookie recipe. Your kids will enjoy the gumdrop pieces inside each cookie. Adults enjoy these old item favorites, too. You can make these cookies any day of the year.

Yield: 4-6 dozen

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Gumdrop Cookie Ingredients

1 cup Shortening

1 cup Granulated Sugar

1 cup shredded Coconut

2 cups uncooked Oatmeal

1 tsp. Baking Soda

1 cup Brown Sugar

2 cups All-Purpose Flour

2 Eggs, beaten

1/2 tsp. Baking Powder

1 lb. Gumdrops, cut into small pieces and floured

How to Make Gumdrop Cookies Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350° F.

  2. Lightly grease a cookie sheet.

  3. Cream shortening and sugar until fluffy.

  4. Add eggs.

  5. In a separate bowl, mix together all dry ingredients, except coconut, gumdrops, and oatmeal.

  6. Mix dry ingredients into the batter.

  7. Add coconut, gumdrops, and oatmeal.

  8. Drop a teaspoonful of dough onto greased cookie sheet.

  9. Bake for 10-12 minutes, until the edges of the cookie are brown.

  10. Remove cookies and place them on a wire rack to cool.

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