"Plain fresh bread, its crust shatteringly crisp. Sweet cold butter. There is magic in the way they come together in your mouth to make a single perfect bite."--Ruth Reichl

Gumdrop Cookies Recipe

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cup shortening or margarine
cup brown sugar
1 egg beaten
1 tsp vanilla
cup white sugar
1 cup flour
tsp baking powder
tsp baking soda
tsp salt
cup gumdrops
cup walnuts or coconut
1 cup oatmeal

Beat shortening or margarine until soft.
Gradually add in sugars and vanilla until light and creamy.
In another bowl mix together flour, baking soda, baking powder and salt.
Sprinkle of flour mixture over gumdrops, walnuts or coconut and oatmeal.
Beat dry ingredients into butter mixture in about 2 parts, alternating with egg.
Stir in coconut/walnut, gumdrops and oatmeal.
Roll into 1-inch balls.
Flatten with spatula dipped in milk.
Bake at 350F for 10 minutes.

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Number Of Servings:
3 Dozen




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