• 2/15 Nat'l Gumdrop Day 4

    From Dave Drum@1:2320/105 to All on Wed Feb 14 16:34:00 2024
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    Title: Gumdrop Cookies
    Categories: Cookies, Snacks, Candies
    Yield: 36 servings

    3/4 c Shortening
    1 c Sugar; divided
    1/2 ts Almond extract
    1 3/4 c A-P flour
    1/2 ts Baking soda
    1/4 ts Salt
    1 c Chopped fruit-flavored or
    - spiced gumdrops
    2 lg Egg whites; room temp

    Set oven @ 350-|F/175-|C.

    Cream shortening and 3/4 cup sugar until light and
    fluffy, 5-7 minutes. Beat in almond extract. In another
    bowl, whisk flour, baking soda and salt; gradually add
    to creamed mixture and mix well. Stir in gumdrops.

    In a separate bowl, beat egg whites until soft peaks
    form. Gradually add remaining sugar, beating until stiff
    peaks form. Fold into dough.

    Drop by level tablespoonfuls 2" apart onto ungreased
    baking sheets. Bake until golden brown, 12-15 minutes.
    Cool 1 minute before removing from pans to wire racks to
    cool completely.

    Carolyn Stromberg, Wever, Iowa

    Makes: about 3 dozen

    RECIPE FROM: https://www.tasteofhome.com

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