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Pumpkin Cookies Recipe

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

Kristy Cox
Added: Monday, July 27, 2009


1 cup shortening
1-cup pumpkin
1-cup sugar
1 egg
2 cups flour
1-teaspoon soda
1-teaspoon cinnamon
teaspoon salt

3 Tablespoons butter
4 teaspoons milk
cup brown sugar
Cook until dissolved
Cool and add 1 cup powdered sugar and teaspoon vanilla

Cream shortening, sugar and pumpkin
Add egg and mix well
Add sifted dry ingredients
Drop by teaspoon full onto a cookie sheet
Bake for 10 minutes in a 375 oven
Spread icing on warm cookies




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