Gumdrop Cookies - 1999
1 1/2 cup white flour
1 1/2 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp salt
1/3 cup shortening or margarine
1 cup lightly packed brown sugar
1/2 tsp vanilla
1/2 cup cut up gumdrops
1/2 cup coconut
Sift together flour, baking powder and salt. Cream shortening and brown sugar. Add eggs and beat it in well. Mix in vanilla . Add flour mixture to creamed mixture. Mix in gumdrops and coconut. Shape dough into small balls, arrange well apart on cookie sheets. Flatten slightly. Bake in preheated oven 10-12 minutes. Cool on a wire rack.
Submitted by Joyce White, Hampshire, P.E.I.