Pumpkin Cookies

1
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.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
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

How to Make Pumpkin Cookies

Step-by-Step

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

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About Pumpkin Cookies

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