Pumpkin Cookies I (not cakey)

Pumpkin Cookies I  (not Cakey) Recipe

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Sharon Colyer


Still hunting out pumpkin cookie recipes, since mine is misplaced. This one is from Allrecipes as well as the first one I posted. Don't over beat this recipe, in order to keep it from being fluffed-up like cake.



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Makes approx. 36 cookies
30 Min
10 Min


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  • ·
    there are no eggs in this recipe
  • 1/2 c
  • 1 c
    white sugar
  • 1 c
    pumpkin puree
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 2 c
    all-purpose flour or unbleached all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1 tsp
    ground cinnamon
  • 1 1/2 c
    butterscotch chips (i will use less chips and sometimes vanilla ones.)
  • ·
    other add-ins: raisins, dried cranberries, nuts, other flavor chips or other spices

How to Make Pumpkin Cookies I (not cakey)


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease cookie sheets.
  2. In a medium bowl, cream shortening and sugar with mixer, but don't over beat. Stir in pumpkin and vanilla with a spoon. And, continue with the spoon.
  3. Sift together dry ingredients; stir into the creamed mixture. Then, mix in the butterscotch chips. Drop dough by teaspoonfuls, onto prepared cookie sheets.
  4. Bake 8-10 minutes. Allow cookies to cool for a minute on cookie sheets, before transferring to wire cooling racks. Makes 3 dozen.

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About Pumpkin Cookies I (not cakey)

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids

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