|Shortening||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Granulated sugar||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Brown sugar||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Sifted enriched flour||2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)|
|Mincemeat||9 Ounce (1 package)|
|Finely chopped california walnuts||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Gumdrops||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), finely cut (green and red)|
Thoroughly cream together shortening, sugars, and eggs.
Sift together dry ingredients.
Dredge mincemeat, nuts, and gumdrops in 1/2 cup flour mixture; stir remaining dry ingredients into creamed mixture; stir in floured gumdrops.
Pack firmly into six 6-ounce frozen-juice-concentrate cans and freeze (slicing will be easier if you do) or chill well.
Cut in 1/2-inch slices.
Place 3/4 inch apart on ungreased cooky sheet; top each with pecan half.
Bake at 375° about 6 to 8 minutes.
Cool slightly before removing from pan.