Recipe: Gumdrop Bars

December 14, 2020 | Recipes

“This recipe came from my Granny. It was a tasty holiday cookie.” – Innkeeper Bonnie

Gumdrop Bars


2 c. flour
¼ tsp. salt
1 tsp. cinnamon
⅓ c. shortening


3 eggs well beaten
2 c brown sugar
¼ c. evaporated milk
1 c. soft gumdrops cut up.
½ c. nuts

Spread in 9 x 13 well greased and floured pan.

Bake 35 min. at 350°

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