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Pumpkin Cookies Recipe

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

Hester Tuinstra - Wife of Dick Tuinstra
Added: Wednesday, July 18, 2007


2 c flour
1 tsp baking powder
1 tsp cinnamon
1/2 tsp salt
1 c shortening
1 c sugar
1 c pumpkin
1 egg
1/2 c nuts
1/2 c dates or raisins

3 tbsp butter
4 tbsp milk
1/2 c brown sugar
1 c powdered sugar
3/4 tsp vanilla
Nuts (optional)

Mix dry ingredients. Cream shortening and sugar. Add pumpkin and egg. Beat well, then add dry ingredients. Stir until smooth. Add vanilla, nuts, and dates. Drop by spoonfuls on cookie sheet. Bake 350 for 10 - 12 minutes.
Frosting: Mix butter, milk, and brown sugar in pan and boil 2 minutes, stirring constantly. Cool. Stir in powdered sugar and vanilla. Sprinkle nuts on top.




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