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Gum Drop Cookies Recipe

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

Nancy Gedcke
Added: Saturday, February 10, 2007


1 c. margarine
3/4 c. white sugar
3/4 c. brown sugar
2 eggs - unbeaten
2 c. rolled oats
3/4 c. coconut
1 pkg baking gums
1/2 c. chopped nuts
3/4 tsp grated lemon rind
1 tsp vanilla
2 1/2 c. sifted all purpose flour
1 tsp salt
1 tsp baking soda
1 1/4 tsp baking powder

Combine margarine, sugars, eggs, lemon rind and vanilla. Beat thoroughly. Sift flour with salt, baking powder and soda. Add to margarine mixture and mix well. Add rolled oats, cococut, baking gums and nuts. Mix thoroughly. Drop by teaspoonfuls on to a greased cookie sheet. Bake at 350 for 8 - 10 minutes.

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9 -10 doz




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