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Pumpkin Cookies Recipe

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

Sarah Burch
Added: Monday, November 13, 2006


1 C shortening
1 C shugar
1 C canned unseasoned pumpkin
1 egg
2 cups flour
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp cinnamon
1/2 tsp salt
1 C raisins or nuts

3 tbs butter
2 tbs milk
1/2 C brown sugar (packed)
1 C powdered sugar
1 tsp vanilla

Cream together shortening, sugar and pumpkin. Add egg and mix well.
Sift together flour, baking soda, cinnamon and salt. Add sifted
ingredients to pumpkin mixture. Stir in raisins or nuts.

Drop by rounded spponfuls onto greased baking sheet. Bake at 375
degrees for 10 - 12 minutes.

In a saucepan, cook butter, milk and brown sugar until sugar
dissolves. Cool. Add powdered sugar and vanilla and beat until smooth.
Spread glaze on warm cookies.

(makes 4 doz.)

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
4 dozen




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