Combine flour, baking powder and baking soda, and add to the jar.
Add the brown sugar, and press down gently to form a layer.
Combine the granulated sugar and the gum drops to coat the cut pieces
of the candy with sugar, to prevent the candy from clumping together.
Add them to the jar.
Seal the jar, and store in a cool, dry place, away from a heat source.
Attach the following recipe on a gift tag.
1/2 cup softened butter or margarine 1 egg, slightly beaten
1 teaspoon vanilla extract Contents of jar
Remove gum drops from the jar, and set aside.
Empty remaining cookie mix into a large mixing bowl, and stir to
combine. Add butter or margarine, egg and vanilla extract. Mix until
completely blended. Add the gum drops, and mix gently. Shape into
walnut-size balls, and place 2 inches apart on prepared cookie sheets.
Bake at 375 degrees F for 12 to 14 minutes, until edges are lightly
Cool 5 minutes on baking sheet, then remove cookies, and put on
baking racks to finish cooling.