Grandma's Pumpkin Cookie Recipe

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Pumpkin Cookie Recipe Description

This is grandma’s favorite recipe. Each year, we give Grandma pumpkins and plenty of them. A short while later, the grandkids are rewarded with mouthwatering, pumpkin cookies. It’s one of the things that makes us look forward to going “over the river and through the woods…” Make this pumpkin cookie recipe for your grandkids.

This is the best pumpkin cookie recipe of them all, partly because it is made with love!

Contributed By: From the kitchen of Grandma Conesus, in Conesus, N.Y.

Did You Know? Pumpkin seeds help avoid prostate cancer in men.

Pumpkin Cookies Recipe Ingredients

1 cup shortening

3/4cup sugar

1 cup cooked and strained pumpkin (or canned)

1 egg

2 cups flour

1 cup raisins

1/2 cup molasses

1 teaspoon baking soda

1 teaspoon cinnamon

1/4 teaspoon nutmeg

1/2 teaspoon salt

Directions How to Make Pumpkin Cookies

  1. Pre-heat oven to 375 ° F.
  2. First, cream shortening and sugar.
  3. Next, mix in pumpkin, egg, and molasses.
  4. Then, stir in dry ingredients, spices, and raisins.
  5. Drop cookie batter, by the spoonful, onto an ungreased baking sheet.
  6. Bake cookies for 10 to 12 minutes.

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