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Pumpkin Cookies Recipe

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

Wendy (Luis) Thordsen
Added: Friday, September 29, 2006


2 Cups Shortening
3 Cups Sugar (1.5 Cups Dark Brown, 1.5 Cups Granulated)
3 Cups Pureed Pumpkin
2 Eggs
4 Cups Unbleached Flour
2 tsp. Baking Soda
2 tsp. Cinnamon
1 tsp. Salt
1/2 tsp. Ground Nutmeg
1/2 tsp. Ground Cloves
1/2 tsp. Ground Allspice
2 Cups Butterscotch Chips
2 Cups Nuts (walnuts or pecans)
2 cups Raisins (half golden and half regular)
Combine 6 Tbsp. Butter, 8 tsp. Milk, and
1 Cup Brown Sugar in a pan. Cook until sugar is dissolved. Let cool, then stir in 2 Cups Confectioner's Sugar and 1 1/2 tsp. Vanilla.

Lightly glaze the tops of each cookie.

Combine all ingredients and mix well. Spoon onto ungreased cookie sheet.
Bake: 10-12 minutes at 375. Let cool and then lightly frost each cookie.




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