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  1. Ingredients2cupbrown sugar, packed 1cupshortening 1/2cupbuttermilk, or water 2eacheggs 3 1/2cupflour 1teaspoonbaking soda 1teaspoonsalt 3cupgumdrops, cut-up (3 to 4 pieces) Directions:Mix brown sugar, shortening, buttermilk and eggs. Stir in flour, baking soda, salt and gumdrops. Cover and refrigerate at least 1 hour. Heat oven to 400 degrees. Drop dough by rounded teaspoonfuls about 2 inces apart onto ungreased cookie sheet. Bake until almost no indentation remains when touched, 8-10 min. Immediately remove from cookie sheet. Note: Scissors, dipped occasionally into hot water, cut gumdrops easily.


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