Raisin Nut Pumpkin Cookies

Raisin Nut Pumpkin Cookies

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A great fall cookie the whole family will love.


Ingredients:

  • 1 cup sugar
  • ⅓ cup shortening
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tsps vanilla
  • 1 cup pumpkin, steamed, drained, and mashed
  • 2 ½ cups flour
  • 4 tsps baking powder
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp ginger
  • ½ tsp nutmeg
  • ½ cup raisins
  • ½ cup chopped nuts

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Grease cookie sheets.
  2. Cream sugar and shortening, beat in eggs and vanilla, and stir in pumpkin.
  3. Sift dry ingredients and stir into pumpkin mixture.
  4. Add raisins and nuts.
  5. Drop by teaspoonfuls onto greased cookie sheet. Bake about 15 minutes.