Gumdrop Cookies

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“This was always a family affair to make these cookies, mom would get all the ingredients together, dad would stir the dough by hand when it got too hard to mix, and I had the fun job of cutting up the gumdrops.”
6 dozen

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Cream together the margarine, brown sugar and sugar.
  3. Blend in the vanilla and eggs.
  4. In a separate bowl combine the flour, baking soda, baking powder, oatmeal and salt.
  5. Gradually add the dry ingredients to the creamed mixture.
  6. Stir in the coconut and cut up gumdrops.
  7. Drop by teaspoonful onto greased baking sheets.
  8. Bake 10-12 minutes.
  9. NOTE:Dipping scissors in hot water before cutting up the gumdrops helps them cut easier.
  10. Either the big gumdrops or the little spice drops work well.

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