Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Mom's Pumpkin Cookie Recipe~

Pumpkin Cookies
From Mom and Aunt Wilma


½ Cup Shortening                                        
1 ½ Cups brown sugar
2 Eggs
¾ Cup Pumpkin (canned)
1 Cup chopped walnuts
1 Cup raisins
2 Cups flour
1 tsp ground cloves
1 tsp baking powder
1 tsp cinnamon
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp salt

Simmer raisins in water till plump.  Remove from stove~drain and cool.

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

“Cream” the following:
Shortening, brown sugar, eggs, and pumpkin.
Sift the following:
Flour, cloves, baking powder, cinnamon, baking soda and salt.

Add dry mixture to wet, mix with mixer.
Fold in nuts and raisins. (Make sure raisins are cool first)

Add non-stick baking spray to cookie sheets.  Drop mixed dough by spoon to baking sheet

Bake 12-15 minutes or until golden brown.  YUMMY! 

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