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Pumpkin Cookies

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Pumpkin cookies are light and sweet and make great bakes on halloween. Made with canned pumpkin sweetned with brown sugar, and flavored with nutmeg, ginger and cinnamon, the pumpkin cookies are baked with pecan nuts and rasins in the batter. The pumpkin cookies can be served right away or even stored in the freezer.
Ingredients
  Packed brown sugar 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Shortening 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Eggs 2
  Pumpkin 1 Can (10 oz)
  All purpose flour 2 3⁄4 Cup (44 tbs)
  Baking powder 3 Teaspoon
  Cinnamon 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Nutmeg 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ginger 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Raisins 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Pecans 1 Cup (16 tbs), chopped
Directions

Heat oven to 400°.
Mix brown sugar, shortening, eggs and pumpkin.
Stir in remaining ingredients.
Drop dough by teaspoonfuls about 2 inches apart onto ungreased baking sheet.
Bake until light brown, 12 to 15 minutes.
Remove immediately from baking sheet; cool.
(Can be served immediately.) Wrap, label and freeze.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Servings: 
6

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