---------- Recipe via Meal-Master (tm) v8.05
       Title: Gumdrop Cookies/christmas Cookbook
  Categories: Cookies
       Yield: 1 servings
       2 c  Packed brown sugar
       1 c  Shortening
     1/2 c  Buttermilk or water
       2    Eggs
   3 1/2 c  All-purpose flour
       1 ts Baking soda
       1 ts Salt
       3 c  Cut-up gumdrops; (3 to 4)
      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 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.