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This recipe for Raisin Pumpkin Cookies, by Beth Cunningham, is from Cooking in the Tropics 2,
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1 c. butter or margarine 2 c. pumpkin 2 eggs 1 c. walnuts, chopped (or peanuts) 2 c. brown sugar 2 tsp. baking soda 4 c. flour 2 c. raisins 1 tsp. cloves 1 tsp. salt 2 tsp. cinnamon 1 tsp. nutmeg
Cream butter and brown sugar. Add pumpkin and eggs. Stir in dry ingredients and raisins. Mix thoroughly. Drop by large rounded teaspoonfuls onto greased baking sheet. Bake in 375° for 12-15 minutes. Makes 5 dozen.
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