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Gum Drop Cookies Recipe

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

Judith Dimiceli
Added: Tuesday, November 25, 2008


4 eggs
2 cups packed brown sugar
1 tablespoon milk
2 cups flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 cup spiced gum drops, diced
1 tablespoon butter
1 orange- zest and juice
1 cup powdered sugar

Preheat oven 350
Spray the bottom of a 10x15 jelly roll pan with cooking spray
Beat the first 3 ingredients in a small bowl and set aside
Sift together flour, baking powder, cinnamon and salt
Add the gum drops and dredge in the flour mixture to separate
Add the liquid to the flour/gum drop mixture and stir just until moistened
Spread in the jelly roll pan and bake for 20 minutes
Remove from oven and cut into squares, pouring icing over the squares while still hot and in the pan
Melt butter and add to the juice to combine with the powdered sugar
Pour over warm cookie squares

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This became a tradition in my family every Christmas.




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