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Recipe Summary

Servings:
24
Yield:
2 dozen
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Ingredients

24
Original recipe yields 24 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (205 degrees C).

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  • Sift and measure flour; resift 3 times with baking powder and salt.

  • 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.

  • 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

109 calories; protein 1.5g 3% DV; carbohydrates 15.9g 5% DV; fat 4.6g 7% DV; cholesterol 7.9mg 3% DV; sodium 64.7mg 3% DV. Full Nutrition

Reviews (4)

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Most helpful positive review

Rating: 5 stars
12/03/2007
I must say that I STRONGLY disagree with the first review. I made these cookies for a family get together and they loved them so much and my family is rather picky. I will definatly be making much more to take with me to the christmas get together. Read More
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Most helpful critical review

Rating: 1 stars
12/11/2003
These cookies were awful even my kids would not eat them sent the rest to my husbands office and told him not to say he brought them all day he heard people asking 'where did these terrrible things come from?' Read More
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  • 5 star values: 3
  • 4 star values: 0
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  • 2 star values: 1
  • 1 star values: 1
Rating: 1 stars
12/11/2003
These cookies were awful even my kids would not eat them sent the rest to my husbands office and told him not to say he brought them all day he heard people asking 'where did these terrrible things come from?' Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
12/02/2007
I must say that I STRONGLY disagree with the first review. I made these cookies for a family get together and they loved them so much and my family is rather picky. I will definatly be making much more to take with me to the christmas get together. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
11/11/2009
Wonderful!! Thank you for such a special recipe! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
07/07/2006
Wow this was great! My whole family loved them. I am DEFINETELY making them again. Very good recipe. And concerning the first comment the user MUST have done something wrong because these tasted DELICIOUS! Read More
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