Friday, December 21, 2007

Goody Goody Gumdrops

Tonight I baked Russian Teacakes and Gumdrop Cookies. The recipe for the gumdrop cookies comes from my Mom.

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Gumdrop Cookies

Cream together:

1 cup shortening
2 eggs
2 cups packed brown sugar

Stir in:

1/2 cup sour milk (add 1/2T vinegar to the milk)
3 1/2 cups sifted flour
1 t salt
1 t baking soda

Slowly add flour mixture and milk to the butter and sugar. Then add 3 to 4 cups spiced gumdrops (cut-up).

Chill dough 1 hour. Drop by spoonful onto lightly greased cookie sheet.

Bake 8 to 10 minutes in a 400 degree oven.

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Packed and ready for Secret Santa reveal party tomorrow at work

3 comments:

Patty said...

They look delicious. I haven't made any of those for years. Grandpa Pelling use to love them. And your Uncle Ed liked them dipped in his coffee. Love you

Melinda said...

gumdrop cookies are really good!

Melinda said...

and mom I think Ed dipped about everything in coffee! haha