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Gum Drop Cookies



  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 2 sticks butter
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 3 1/2 cups flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup coconut
  • 1 cup nuts
  • 2 cups oatmeal
  • 1 pound small gumdrops, cut in half (don't use the black ones)


  1. Mix butter, both sugars, eggs, cinnamon, vanilla extract and salt in mixer. Mix very well.
  2. Add all the other ingredients that have been mixed together. This will have to be done with a large spoon.
  3. Drop by teaspoonsful onto a well greased cookie sheet.
  4. Bake at 350 degrees F for about 12 to 15 minutes.


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