Pumpkin Cookies by Becky

posted by Becky 10-09-101 12:11 PM

very old Libby's recipe
Pumpkin Cookies

1/2 c shortening
1 c sugar
2 eggs, beaten
1 c solid pack pumpkin
2 c sifted flour
4 tsp baking powder
1 tsp salt
2 1/2 tsp cinnamon
1/2 tsp nutmeg
1/4 tsp ginger
1 c raisins
1 c chopped nuts

Cream shortening; gradually add sugar. Cream together until light and fluffy. Add eggs and pumpkin, mix well. Sift dry ingredients together, including spices. Add to wet ingredients and mix until well blended. Add raisins and nuts, if desired.

Drop by teaspoonfuls on greased baking sheets. Bake at 350 for about 15 minutes.

Makes 4 dozen cookies.

May be frozen if desired.

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