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Gumdrop Cookies

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  Shortening 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Granulated sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Brown sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Eggs 2
  Sifted enriched flour 2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Soda 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cinnamon 1 Teaspoon
  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.

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Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 6327 Calories from Fat 2980

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 335 g515.7%

Saturated Fat 78.1 g390.7%

Trans Fat 27 g

Cholesterol 651 mg217%

Sodium 3055.9 mg127.3%

Total Carbohydrates 709 g236.3%

Dietary Fiber 24 g95.9%

Sugars 451.4 g

Protein 128 g256.2%

Vitamin A 10% Vitamin C 0.32%

Calcium 18.6% Iron 88.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Gumdrop Cookies Recipe