Aunt Helen's Gum Drop Cookies

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Cooking time: 30 min

Difficulty: Medium - experience needed


4 eggs, beaten
2 c brown sugar
2 Tbs water
1/4 tsp salt
1 tsp cinnamon
1 tsp vanilla
2 c flour
1 c gum drops, chopped
1 c nuts, chopped
2 T butter, melted


Mix together eggs, sugar, water, salt, cinnamon, and vanilla. Add flour gradually with gum drops (to prevent the gum drops from sticking together). Add the melted butter and nuts. The mixture will be thick.

spread the mixture into a greased and floured baking sheet. Bake at 350 for 30 minutes.

While hot, glaze well with a mixture of powder sugar, grated orange peel, and orange juice. Cut into bars


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