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Pumpkin Cookies

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Ingredients
  Shortening 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Packed brown sugar 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)
  Eggs 2
  Mashed cooked pumpkin 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Ginger 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Nutmeg 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cinnamon 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Flour 39 2⁄3 Tablespoon (2 1/2 Cups Less 2 Teaspoons)
  Baking powder 4 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Raisins/Dates 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Chopped nuts 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Lemon extract 1 Teaspoon
Directions

Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
Cream shortening and brown sugar in mixer bowl until light and fluffy.
Add eggs, pumpkin, ginger, nutmeg and cinnamon; mix well.
Add sifted mixture of flour, baking powder and salt; mix well.
Stir in raisins, nuts and lemon extract.
Drop by teaspoonfuls onto greased cookie sheet.
Bake for 8 minutes or just until edges begin to brown.
Remove to wire rack to cool.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Pumpkin
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
8 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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