Goody Goody Gumdrop Cookies

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READY IN: 39mins
Recipe by Sherrybeth

My grandmother (Nee) made these for us every year the Saturday after Thanksgiving. I knew that if I didn't post the recipe here, I would lose it. Also, these have to be refrigerated for several hours before baking so take that into account when planning to bake these.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cream butter, confectioners sugar, and vanilla.
  2. Beat in egg.
  3. Sift together flour, soda, cream of tartar, and salt; gradually stir into creamed mixture.
  4. Mix well.
  5. Shape dough into roll 2 inches in diameter and 12 inches long.
  6. Wrap in waxed paper.
  7. Chill 8 hours or overnight. Cut into slices 1/4-inch thick.
  8. Place on cookie sheet that has been well greased or lined with parchment paper. Topp each cookie with gumdrop slices.
  9. Bake in a 375 degree oven about 12 minutes or until lightly browned.
  10. Cool slightly before removing from the cookies from the pan.

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