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Gum Drop Cookies Recipe

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This recipe for Gum Drop Cookies, by , is from Nauvoo Nibbles, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Aunt Mildred Raber/Julia Pezley
Added: Sunday, January 20, 2008


1 c shorting
1 c brown sugar
1 c white sugar
2 eggs 1 tsp baking powder
1 c chopped fruit flavored gum drops
1 c nuts chopped
2 1/2 c flour
1 tsp vanilla
1/4 tsp salt
1 tsp baking soda
1 c coconut
i c rolled oats

Mix well and make into two rolls .wrap in waxpaper. Let stand at least 12 hours in ice box. Slice thin and bake at 350




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