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This recipe for GUM DROP COOKIES, by , is from Nellie to New and 8 In Between -- Our Family Cookbook , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Lorelei Battram
Added: Friday, November 21, 2008


1/2 c shortening
1/2 c butter
3/4 c brown sugar
3/4 c wht sugar
2 eggs
2 c oatmeal
1 tsp baking powder
2 c flour
1/4 tsp salt
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp vanilla
2 c gum drops

Cream together shortening, butter, brown sugar, white sugar and eggs
Add dry ingredients oatmeal, flour, baking powder, salt, baking soda, vanilla to the creamed mixture
Stir well and then stir in gum drops
Drop by spoonfuls on baking sheet
Bake at 375 for approx 10 min.




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