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Gumdrop Cookie Bars

Gumdrop Cookie Bars
  • Prep 25 min
  • Total 2 hr 0 min
  • Servings 48
Sweet orange icing covers these chewy cookie bars that are made with gumdrops and pecans - a flavorful dessert.
Updated March 11, 2014
Make With
Make With
Gold Medal Flour

Ingredients

  • 2 cups Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups packed brown sugar
  • 4 eggs, separated
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1 cup assorted colors small gumdrops, chopped
  • 1 cup chopped pecans
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1/4 cup butter or margarine, melted
  • 2 teaspoons grated orange peel
  • 1/4 cup orange juice

Steps

  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 15x10x1-inch pan with cooking spray.
  • 2
    In medium bowl, mix flour, cinnamon and salt; set aside. In large bowl, beat brown sugar and egg yolks until well blended. Gradually add two-thirds of the flour mixture alternately with water, stirring well after each addition. Add gumdrops and pecans to remaining flour mixture; stir to coat well. Set aside.
  • 3
    In small bowl, beat egg whites with electric mixer on high speed until stiff peaks form. Fold into batter alternately with reserved gumdrop mixture. Spread batter in pan.
  • 4
    Bake 20 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pan on cooling rack.
  • 5
    In medium bowl, beat powdered sugar, melted butter, orange peel and orange juice until well blended. Spread over bars. Let stand until set. Cut into 8 rows by 6 rows.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
110
Total Fat
3g
0%
Saturated Fat
1g
0%
Sodium
30mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate
21g
0%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Protein
1g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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