Tuesday, December 20, 2011


If you like soft cookies you need to try these

pumpkin cookies. I really think you will like


Pumpkin Cookie Recipe

2 cups shortening

2 cups sugar

1 can pumpkin

2 eggs

2 teaspoons vanilla

4 cups all-purpose flour

2 teaspoons baking powder

2 teaspoons ground cinnamon

1 teaspoon baking soda

1 teaspoon ground nutmeg

1 teaspoon salt

1/2 teaspoon ground allspice

2 cups raisins

1 cup chopped walnuts

Cream shortening and sugar. Add pumpkin, eggs, and vanilla;

beat well. Stir together flour, next 6 ingredients, add to batter;

mix well. Stir in raisins and nuts. Drop rounded teaspoonfuls

2 inches apart on greased cookie sheet. Bake at 350 degrees

for 12 to 15 minutes. Cool on rack. Makes 7 dozen cookies.

Happy baking.


Anonymous said...

Sounds yummy.. I'll have to give them a try.

Packrat said...

I don't know if this is the exact recipe I used to make, but it sounds the same. I love these cookies. Unfortunately, I'm the only one who does...

Packrat said...

PS: Pat and Madeline, if you aren't going to eat them within a couple of days, stick them in the freezer. I found that they don't keep well.

Deann said...

They are tasty. The ones you gave us are all gone! :)

Happy To Be/ Gl♥ria said...

CHRISTmas Blessings from my mountain top to your home…May it be the best one ever..Hugs and Love Gloria.

bj said...

ooo, yummy...these sound amazing. Thanks so much for the recipe.
I made more cookies tonight...PECAN PRALINE COOKIES...so good.
Merriest Christmas..