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Gumdrop Cookies II Recipe:Drop Cookies

Kids love 'em!

1 cup all-purpose flour

1/2 teaspoon baking powder

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/3 cup shortening

2/3 cup white sugar

1 egg

1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

2 tablespoons milk

3/4 cup gumdrops, chopped

1/2 cup blanched almonds

Directions

① Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (205 degrees C).
② Sift and measure flour; resift 3 times with baking powder and salt.
③ In a separate bowl, cream shortening; add sugar gradually and continue creaming. Add well-beaten egg and beat until fluffy. Stir in vanilla. Add flour mixture alternately with milk, beating well after each addition. Add gum drops and mix well.
④ Drop by rounded teaspoonfuls onto a greased baking sheet, about 2 inches apart. Stick 4 almond halves in top of each cookie. Bake for about 10 minutes, or until cookies are lightly browned. Remove immediately to cool.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 109calories;4.6g fat;15.9g carbohydrates;1.5g protein;8mg cholesterol;65mg sodium.

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