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Mrs. Watson's Gumdrop Cookies Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Alison Acone
Added: Tuesday, November 7, 2006

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 cup margerine
1 cup sugar
1 cup brown sugar
2 eggs
2 tsp. baking powder
1 tsp. baking soda
1/4 tsp. salt
2 cups flour
1 cup shredded coconut
2 cups oatmeal

Directions:
Directions:
Cream together margerine with sugars. Add eggs and beat until fluffy. Combine next 4 ingredients and add to egg mixture, mix in coconut and oatmeal.

Roll into balls and press 2 or 3 gumdrops into each cookie. Bake at 350 for 10-15 minutes or until brown.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Mrs. Watson was the mom of Jon's college roommate, Jeff. She would send these cookies in care packages, and Jon loved them so much she sent the recipe... probably so Jeff could get a chance to eat hers and Jon could bake his own. :)

 

 

 

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