Gumdrop Cookies I

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Recipe by  CAROL GUTT

“A special cookie for the holidays, with spiced gumdrops, raisins and walnuts. For best results, be sure to pick out the black gumdrops.”

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Adjust Servings

Original recipe yields 3 dozen



  1. In a medium bowl, cream together the brown sugar and shortening. Stir in the egg and buttermilk. Stir together the flour, baking soda and salt, add to the creamed mixture, mix until well blended. Stir in the chopped gumdrops, walnuts and raisins. Cover bowl, and chill for at least 1 hour.
  2. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).
  3. Drop cookies by rounded teaspoonfuls 2 inches apart onto an unprepared cookie sheet.
  4. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes in the preheated oven. Cool for 2 minutes on baking sheets before removing to cool on wire racks.

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Reviews (3)

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Very good...I had to put them in the freezer to make sure any were left for guests.



This is the one I remember the lady who made them soaked her gumdrops(no blask ones as stated)overnight in Mogan David wine before adding to the mixture they were divine

N Idaho Gramma

N Idaho Gramma

Glad I found this recipe, I lost the cookbook it was in during our move.

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Amount Per Serving (18 total)

  • Calories
  • 249 cal
  • 12%
  • Fat
  • 9.3 g
  • 14%
  • Carbs
  • 40.3 g
  • 13%
  • Protein
  • 2.6 g
  • 5%
  • Cholesterol
  • 12 mg
  • 4%
  • Sodium
  • 118 mg
  • 5%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet



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