See below ingredients and instructions of the recipe
1/3 c Shortening
1 c Brown sugar
1 ts Vanilla
1 c Flour
1 1/4 ts Baking powder
1/2 ts Salt
2/3 c Finely chopped gum drops
2 tb Water after vanilla
Melt shortening in saucepan, remove from heat and add sugar, vanilla.
water, flour, baking powder and salt.Mix well, beat in egg, stir in
gum drops. Pour into greased 8 " square pan and bake in 350 F. oven
30 min. Cool and cut in squares.