Pumpkin Cookies

Joanne Costardo


My grandmother was the first person in our family to make these cookies. She passed the recipe down to my Mom and it's been history since. There isn't a Holiday that goes by that I'm not asked to make Pumpkin Cookies. I hope whoever makes them enjoy them as much as we did all these years. Enjoy!


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makes approximately 6 Dozen cookies
30 Min
1 Hr


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    1 c. melted shortening
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    1- 15 oz. canned pumpkin
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    2 tsp. vanilla
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    4 c. flour
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    2 tsp. cinnamon
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    1-12oz. package semi-sweet chocolate chips
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    2 tsp. baking soda
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    2 c. sugar

How to Make Pumpkin Cookies


  1. In a large bowl sift together
    Baking Soda
  2. Gently stir in Sugar and Chocolate Chips with wooden spoon.
  3. In a small bowl using a beater mix well until smooth:
    Melted Shortening
  4. Add to dry ingredients and stir well with a wooden spoon.
  5. Bake @ 375° drop by rounded teaspoon fulls onto a sprayed cookie sheet(I use those cheap aluminum baking sheets they cook well and they don't burn) Bake 16-18 minutes. Check bottom of cookie for doneness

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About Pumpkin Cookies

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American

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