Gumdrop Cookie Wreath

The best way to make dessert even better is by adding candy to it.

AuthorMackieDifficultyBeginner

 ¾ cup Shortening
 ¾ cup Sugar
 ½ tsp Almond extract
 1 ¾ cups Flour
 ½ tsp Baking soda
 ¼ tsp Salt
 1 cup Gumdrops
 2 Egg whites
 ¼ cup Sugar

1

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.

2

Cream shortening and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in almond extract. Combine dry ingredients and gradually add together. Stir in gumdrops.

3

In a separate bowl, beat egg whites until soft peaks form. Gradually add remaining sugar, beating until stiff peaks form. Fold into dough. Create cookies one tablespoon at a time, spacing them 2 inches apart on an ungreased pan. Bake for 12-15 minutes. Allow to cool on pan for 1 minute before removing from pan. Bon appetite!

Ingredients

 ¾ cup Shortening
 ¾ cup Sugar
 ½ tsp Almond extract
 1 ¾ cups Flour
 ½ tsp Baking soda
 ¼ tsp Salt
 1 cup Gumdrops
 2 Egg whites
 ¼ cup Sugar

Directions

1

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.

2

Cream shortening and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in almond extract. Combine dry ingredients and gradually add together. Stir in gumdrops.

3

In a separate bowl, beat egg whites until soft peaks form. Gradually add remaining sugar, beating until stiff peaks form. Fold into dough. Create cookies one tablespoon at a time, spacing them 2 inches apart on an ungreased pan. Bake for 12-15 minutes. Allow to cool on pan for 1 minute before removing from pan. Bon appetite!

Gumdrop Cookie Wreath

Thanks to Taste of Home for the recipe!

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