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Pumpkin Cookies (Now Nancy's recipe!)
2 c. shortening
2 c. sugar
1 16 oz. pumpkin
2 eggs
2 tsp. vanilla
4 c. flour
2 tsp. baking powder
2 tsp. cinnamon
1 tsp. salt
1 tsp. baking soda
1 tsp. nutmeg
1/2 tsp. allspice
2 c. raisins
1 c. chopped nuts

Cream shortening and sugar.  Add pumpkin, eggs, and vanilla.   Stir together flour and next 6 ingredients.  Add to batter.  Mix well.  Add raisins and nuts.  Drop on greased 2" apart. for 12-15 min.  at 350 degrees.  Frost with vanilla frosting.  Makes 7 dozen.

Healthy Changes:
Dec 2010 Andrea & Rose successfully:
substituted 1/2 C butter + 1/3 C apple sauce for the shortening?
substituted whole wheat flour for about 1/3 of the 4 C of flour (I think they could have done more)

Creation date: May 12, 2006 9:57pm     Last modified date: Jan 9, 2011 11:09am   Last visit date: Oct 16, 2021 6:30pm
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