Pumpkin Cookies

Jane Whittaker

By
@janenov46

This recipe came from a ceramic trade book and they called their cooking section of the book the Crafty Cook.
These cookies are soft and do not spread. They also are not overly sweet and cream cheese frosting is perfect with these.
They have pumpkin, raisins, and nuts in them.


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Serves:

3 dozen

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

15 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1 1/2 c
brown sugar, packed
1/2 c
shortening
2 large
eggs
1 3/4 c
canned pumpkin
2 3/4 c
sifted flour
1 Tbsp
baking powder
1 tsp
cinnamon
1/2 tsp
nutmeg
1/2 tsp
salt
1/4 tsp
ground ginger
1 c
raisins
1 c
chopped nuts, we like walnuts or pecans

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a large bowl, cream the sugar and shortening, add eggs and pumpkin, mix well.
2
Blend flour, baking powder, salt and spices.
3
Add to the pumpkin mixture, mix well.
4
Stir in raisins and nuts.
5
Drop by rounded tablespoons on an ungreased cookie sheet.
6
Bake in a pre heated 400° for 12 minutes.
7
Cookies may be iced with either a cream cheese frosting or a thin butter icing.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: For Kids