Mrs. Claus' Cookbook - Pumpkin Cookies

Pumpkin Cookies

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From the kitchen of Barbara Clutter

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Recipe Details

Bake Time:
12-15 minutes
Tags: Contains nuts, Good for parties/potlucks, Travels well


1/2 cup soft shortening
1 1/4 cups brown sugar
2 eggs
1 1/2 cups strained pumpkin
2 1/2 cups sifted flour
3 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon ginger
1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
1 cup chopped nuts
1 cup raisins


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.

  2. Grease cookie pans.

  3. Cream shortening.  Add sugar and eggs one at a time.   Add pumpkin.  Stir in dry ingredients.

  4. Gradually stir in nuts and raisins.

  5. Drop on greased cookie sheet.

  6. Bake for 12 to 15 minutes.


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11223355 says:

Very nice and yummy Bake this recipe and would reccomend people to bake it. i also made Pumpkin Ginger Bread what i also found in mrs clause Cookbook and if mrs clause did not have her cook book i would not be able to have cookies as tasty . Look out for my other comments around the website .bye for now !!!

11/24/2012 3:49:43 PM

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