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Slice-and-Bake Gumdrop Cookies Recipe
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3 Reviews
A fun slice-and-bake cookie. Older kids can help cut the gumdrops; younger ones can help roll the cookie dough in decorator sugar.
1:00
Prep Time
9:30
Total Time
60 cookies

Ingredients

1 cup
Land O Lakes® Butter, softened
1 cup
powdered sugar
1
large Land O Lakes® Egg
1 teaspoon
vanilla
2 cups
all-purpose flour
1/4 teaspoon
baking powder
1/4 teaspoon
salt
1 cup
gumdrops, cut into small pieces
4 tablespoons
decorator sugars

Directions

  1. Combine butter and powdered sugar in large bowl. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until creamy. Add egg and vanilla; continue beating until well mixed. Add flour, baking powder and salt; beat at low speed until well mixed. Stir in gumdrops.
  2. Divide dough in half on lightly floured surface; shape each half into an 8x1 1/2-inch log.
  3. Place 2 tablespoonsdecorator sugar on large piece of plastic food wrap. Roll 1 log in decorator sugar to coat. Wrap tightly in plastic food wrap. Repeat with remaining log and decorator sugar. Refrigerate until firm (8 hours or overnight).
  4. Heat oven to 350°F. 
  5. Carefully cut logs into 1/4-inch slices with sharp, serrated knife. Place 1 inch apart onto ungreased cookie sheets. Bake 8-10 minutes or until set. Cool 1 minute on cookie sheet; remove to wire cooling rack.

Recipe Tips

If gumdrops stick to knife when cutting, hold knife blade under hot tap water to warm blade; dry blade and continue cutting. Blade can also be lightly sprayed with no-stick cooking spray as often as needed.

Nutrition Facts (1 cookie)

Calories
70
Cholesterol
10mg
Carbohydrates
9g
Protein
<1g
Fat
3g
Sodium
40mg
Dietary Fiber
0g

Recipe Comments and Reviews

Rating

These are very yummy. I made two batches - one with gum drops and one with fruit chews. I also used parchment paper for second batch....worked much better than without.

Rating

Excellent

Rating

These cookies were a big hit with my sixth grade students!!

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