Gumdrop Cookies Recipe

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GUMDROP COOKIES

Joanne Sarver

By
@Jsar

Very good


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Rating:

Serves:

Makes 3 1/2 dozen

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

30 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

3/4 c
shortening
1 c
sugar, divided
1/2 tsp
almond extract
1 3/4 c
all-purpose flour
1/2 tsp
baking soda
1/4 tsp
salt
1 c
chopped fruit-flavored gumdrops
2
egg whites

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Cream shortening and 3/4 cup sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in the extracts. Combine flour, baking soda and salt; gradually add to creamed mixture and mix well. Stir in gumdrops. In a small bowl , beat egg whites until soft peaks form. Gradually add remaining sugar, beating until stiff peaks form. Fold into dough.
2
Drop by teaspoonfuls 2-inches apart onto ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 350 degrees for 12-15 minutes or until golden brown, Cool 1 minute before removing from pans to wire rack. Makes 3 1/2 dozen.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian, Dairy Free, Soy Free