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Pumpkin Cookies Recipe

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

Helen Lehman
Added: Tuesday, October 10, 2006


2 C. flour
1 tsp. baking powder
1 tsp. soda
1 tsp. cinnamon
1/2 c. chopped nuts - optional
1 egg
1 tsp. vanilla
1/2 tsp. salt
1 C. shortening
1 C. white sugar
1 C. pumpkin
1 C. raisins or dates chopped up (optional)


3 T. butter
4 T. milk
1/2 C. brown sugar
1/2 c. powdered sugar
3/4 tsp. vanilla

Mix the ingredients together, and drop on cookie sheet, Bake 350 for 10-15 min.

Frosting: Boil for 2 minutes stirring until cool and add powdered sugar & vanilla. Beat until smooth and frost cookies

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This was one of Helen's favorites.




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