Gumdrop Gems

Cooking Recipes Catalogue

These are easy and fun cookies for your children to help with. Keep extra gumdrops on hand for snacking helpers!

INGREDIENTS (for 2 servings):


  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
  • Cream shortening with vanilla. Add sugars gradually, creaming well. Add eggs and beat thoroughly.
  • Sift flour, soda, and salt together; add to creamed mixture and mix well. Stir in oats.
  • Shape dough into balls and put on greased cookie sheets. Make a hollow in each ball and place a gumdrop in each hollow.
  • Bake for 10 to 12 minutes.