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Gumdrop Cookies

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Gumdrop Cookies
  • Prep 50 min
  • Total 2 hr 10 min
  • Servings 60

Whether you grew up with them or are just discovering their colorful appeal, Gumdrop Cookies deserve a permanent spot in your baking repertoire. This updated version was kitchen-tested to achieve the perfect sugar cookie consistency and just the right amount of spice drops—so you know they’ll be perfect every time. MORE+ LESS-

August 24, 2018

Ingredients

2 1/2
cups Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
1
teaspoon baking powder
1/2
teaspoon baking soda
1/4
teaspoon salt
1
cup butter, softened
1 1/2
cups granulated sugar
1
egg
1
teaspoon vanilla
1 1/2
cups quartered green, red and white spice-flavored gumdrops
2
tablespoons coarse white sparkling sugar

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. In medium bowl, mix flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt; set aside.
  • 2
    In large bowl, beat softened butter and granulated sugar with electric mixer on medium speed until fluffy; scrape side of bowl. Beat in egg just until smooth. Beat in vanilla. On low speed, beat flour mixture into sugar mixture until well blended. Stir in 3/4 cup of the quartered gumdrops.
  • 3
    Shape dough into 60 (1-inch) balls. Place 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheets; flatten each ball to 1 1/2-inch circle. On each dough round, sprinkle sparkling sugar and place 3 quartered gumdrops.
  • 4
    Bake 9 to 11 minutes or until edges are set and light brown. Cool 2 minutes; remove from cookie sheet to cooling rack. Cool completely, about 20 minutes. Store covered in airtight container.
  • For best results, make sure gumdrop pieces remain separate when stirring into dough so there are some in every cookie!

Expert Tips

  • Gumdrops can be fruity or spice-flavored. Fruit gumdrops are larger than the spice-flavored gumdrops. For this recipe, we tested with spice-flavored gumdrops.
  • Coarse sparkling sugar adds extra sparkle to holiday cookies and can be found in the cake decorating section at most grocery stores.
  • Make cutting spice drops easier by spraying kitchen scissors with cooking spray to help prevent spice drops from sticking.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
80
Calories from Fat
30
% Daily Value
Total Fat
3g
5%
Saturated Fat
2g
10%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
10mg
4%
Sodium
55mg
2%
Potassium
10mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate
13g
4%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
8g
Protein
0g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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