Gumdrop Cookies II

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servings 109 cals
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  • Calories:
  • 109 kcal
  • 5%
  • Fat:
  • 4.6 g
  • 7%
  • Carbs:
  • 15.9g
  • 5%
  • Protein:
  • 1.5 g
  • 3%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 8 mg
  • 3%
  • Sodium:
  • 65 mg
  • 3%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (205 degrees C).
  2. Sift and measure flour; resift 3 times with baking powder and salt.
  3. In a separate bowl, cream shortening; add sugar gradually and continue creaming. Add well-beaten egg and beat until fluffy. Stir in vanilla. Add flour mixture alternately with milk, beating well after each addition. Add gum drops and mix well.
  4. Drop by rounded teaspoonfuls onto a greased baking sheet, about 2 inches apart. Stick 4 almond halves in top of each cookie. Bake for about 10 minutes, or until cookies are lightly browned. Remove immediately to cool.


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These cookies were awful, even my kids would not eat them, sent the rest to my husbands office and told him not to say he brought them, all day he heard people asking 'where did these terrrible ...

I must say that I STRONGLY disagree with the first review. I made these cookies for a family get together and they loved them so much and my family is rather picky. I will definatly be making ...

Wonderful!! Thank you for such a special recipe!

Wow, this was great! My whole family loved them. I am DEFINETELY making them again. Very good recipe. And concerning the first comment, the user MUST have done something wrong because these tast...

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