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Gumdrop Jewels Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Marlene "Gail" Polk-Pearson
Added: Monday, October 13, 2008

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 C. Butter, softened
1 C. light Brown Sugar, packed
1 Egg
1 tsp. Vanilla Extract
1-3/4 C. Flour
1/2 tsp. Baking Soda
1/2 tsp. Baking Powder
1/2 tsp. Salt
1 C. Quick-Cooking Rolled Oats, uncooked
1 C. GumDrops, cut-up
1/2 C. chopped nuts (walnuts or pecans)

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 350
Cream together butter and brown sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in egg and vanilla.
In a bowl, sift together flour baking soda, baking powder and salt. Add to butter and sugar mixture, stir until well combined. Stir in rolled oats, gumdrops and nuts.
Drop by teaspoonful on parchment-lined cookie sheet. Bake for 12-14 minutes. Cool on wire racks.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
These are chewy, tasty cookies. This is a recipe I received from Diana Borchart, a co-worker at Fairview Home Care & Hospice.

 

 

 

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