A special cookie for the holidays, with spiced gumdrops, raisins and walnuts. For best results, be sure to pick out the black gumdrops.
INGREDIENTS (for 1 servings):
- 1 cup packed brown sugar
- 1/2 cup shortening
- 1 egg
- 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
- 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 cup buttermilk
- 1 1/2 cups spiced gumdrops, chopped
- 3/4 cup chopped walnuts
- 1/2 cup golden raisins
In a medium bowl, cream together the brown sugar and shortening. Stir in the egg and buttermilk. Stir together the flour, baking soda and salt, add to the creamed mixture, mix until well blended. Stir in the chopped gumdrops, walnuts and raisins. Cover bowl, and chill for at least 1 hour.
Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).
Drop cookies by rounded teaspoonfuls 2 inches apart onto an unprepared cookie sheet.
Bake for 8 to 10 minutes in the preheated oven. Cool for 2 minutes on baking sheets before removing to cool on wire racks.