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Gumdrop Cookies

 
Gumdrop Cookies
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Gumdrop cookies made with buttermilk that are perfect for Christmas or as a snack in front of the fireplace.

Yield

48

servings

Prep

20

min

Cook

10

min

Ready

30

min

Low Fat, Fat-Free, Low in Saturated Fat, Low Cholesterol, Trans-fat Free, Low Carb, Sugar-Free, Low Sodium
 

Ingredients

2 cups brown sugar
packed
*
1 cup vegetable shortening
*
½ cup buttermilk
or water
2 large eggs
3 ½ cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon salt
3 cups gumdrops
cut-up (3 to 4 pieces)
*

Directions

Mix brown sugar, shortening, buttermilk and eggs.

Stir in flour, baking soda, salt and gumdrops.

Cover and refrigerate at least 1 hour. Heat oven to 400℉ (200℃).

Drop dough by rounded teaspoonfuls about 2 inces apart onto ungreased cookie sheet.

Bake until almost no indentation remains when touched, 8 to 10 min.

Immediately remove from cookie sheet.

Note: Scissors, dipped occasionally into hot water, cut gumdrops easily.

 

* not incl. in nutrient facts

Reviews

+4

over 13 years

I make these every year - and they are always people's favourite! - Makes a huge batch to share with others - about 6 dozen

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Comments

laurie@recipeland

 over 7 years ago

i've made these cookies the last 5 years and they are everyone's favorite!

ROSE
ONTARIO
 over 7 years ago

THESE ARE MY DAUGHTERS FAVOURITE. I BUY BAKING GUM DROPS SO I DON'T HAVE TO CUT THEM. THEY STAY SOFT AS LONG AS WE HAVE THEM - DON'T OVERCOOK OR THEY DO GET HARD. MY ONLY CHANGE IS TO ADD 1 TSP. OF VANILLA TO THE BATTER

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 14g (0.5 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 378% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 0g 0%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 9mg 3%
Sodium 66mg 3%
Total Carbohydrate 2g 2%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Sugars g
Protein 3g
Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 1% Iron 3%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

 

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