Pumpkin Nut Cookies

patricia taylor

By
@blackvelvet65

I make these when I have leftover pumpkin from making a pie.

Rating:
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Comments:
Serves:
Makes about 4 dozen
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
15 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

1/2 c
butter or shortening
1 c
sugar
2
eggs, beaten
1 c
pumpkin
2 c
sifted all-purpose flour
4 tsp
baking powder
1 tsp
salt
2 1/2 tsp
cinnamon
1/2 tsp
nutmeg
1/4 tsp
ginger
1 c
raisins
1 c
chopped nuts

Step-By-Step

1Cream shortening; add sugar gradually. Cream until light and fluffy.
2Add eggs and pumpkin; mix well. Sift flour, baking powder, salt and spices together. Stir in dry ingredients and mix until blended.
3Add raisins and nuts. Drop by teaspoons on greased cookie sheets. Bake in preheated 350 degrees F. oven for approximately 15 minutes or until cookies are golden on edges and set in center. Be careful not to overbake.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies, Other Snacks
Main Ingredient: Non-Edible or Other
Regional Style: American