Gumdrop Bread Recipe
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Gumdrop Bread Recipe

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Colorful gumdrops make these fun miniature loaves just perfect for holiday gift-giving. "I usually bake this moist bread at Christmas, but it's also requested at Easter," notes Linda Samaan of Fort Wayne Indiana.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 35 min. + cooling
MAKES:15 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 35 min. + cooling
MAKES: 15 servings


  • 3 cups biscuit/baking mix
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1-1/4 cups 2% milk
  • 1-1/2 cups chopped nuts
  • 1 cup chopped gumdrops

Nutritional Facts

1 slice: 273 calories, 12g fat (2g saturated fat), 17mg cholesterol, 322mg sodium, 38g carbohydrate (21g sugars, 1g fiber), 6g protein.


  1. In a large bowl, combine biscuit mix and sugar. In another bowl, beat egg and milk; add to dry ingredients and stir well. Add nuts and gumdrops; stir just until mixed. Pour into three greased 5-3/4-in. x 3-in. x 2-in. loaf pans.
  2. Bake at 350° for 35 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes; remove from pans to wire racks to cool completely. Yield: 3 mini loaves.
Originally published as Gumdrop Bread in Quick Cooking November/December 1998, p47

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