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Pumpkin Cookies Recipe

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

Ursula Goehl
Added: Monday, November 17, 2008


2 C sifted Flour
1 tsp Baking Powder
1 tsp Baking Soda
1 tsp Cinnamon
1/2 tsp Salt
1 C Sugar
1 C Shortening or Butter
1 lg Egg, beaten
1 C canned Pumpkin
1 tsp Vanilla
1/2 C chopped Pecans or Walnuts
1/2 C Dates, optional

1/2 C Butter
1 C Light Brown Sugar
6 T Milk
2 - 2 1/2 C Sifted Powdered Sugar
1 1/2 tsp Vanilla

Mix flour, powder, soda, cinnamon and salt. Cream sugar and butter (shortening). Add egg and pumpkin. Blend in flour mixture. Then add vanilla and nuts (dates). Drop from teaspoon on cookie sheet. Bake 10 - 12 min. at 350. Cool on rack and frost. Caramel Icing: Bring to butter and brown sugar to a boil and cook for 2 minutes. Add milk and bring to a boil again. Remove from heat and let cool to room temperature. Add powdered sugar a little at a time until of spreading consistency. Stir in vanilla.

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Makes 4 doz.




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