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Pumpkin Nut Cookies Recipe

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This recipe for Pumpkin Nut Cookies, by , is from Herring Heritage Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Aunt Myrtle Kinney
Added: Friday, January 23, 2009


1/2 C shortening
1 C sugar
2 eggs, beaten
1 C (canned) solid pack pumpkin
2 C sifted flour
4 tsp baking powder
1 tsp salt
2 1/2 tsp cinnamon
1/2 tsp nutmeg
1/4 tsp ginger
1 C raisins
1 C chopped nuts

In a bowl, add shortening, adding sugar gradually. Cream until light & fluffy. Add beaten eggs and pumpkin & mix well.

In a 2nd bowl, sift flour, baking powder, salt & spices together, stirring until well mixed.

Add dry ingredients to wet ingredients and mix until blended. Add raisins and nuts. Drop by teaspoonfuls onto lightly greased cookie sheet.
Bake at 350 degrees for approximately 15 minutes.

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Number Of Servings:
4 dozen cookies




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