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Pumpkin Cookies II

Rated as 4.11 out of 5 Stars

"Perfect for Halloween!"
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Ingredients

servings 255
Original recipe yields 18 servings (3 dozen)

Directions

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  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
  2. Cream shortening and sugar, then add the eggs. Mix well. Add vanilla and pumpkin. Set aside.
  3. Sift dry ingredients, then blend into the "wet" ingredients. Fold in the nuts and raisins. Mix well.
  4. Drop by heaping teaspoons onto a greased cookie sheet, bake for 10 - 15 minutes. Cool. Best eaten if you let them "ripen" for a day. Store in a sealed container.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 255 calories; 10.8 37.6 4 21 171 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

This cookies was very much enjoyed at a Halloween fest. Since the recipe uses brown sugar, it is not too sweet. However, the cookie is quite "springy", and it would be best to flatten or spread ...

Most helpful critical review

Pumpkin has a high water content which makes it puff up like a cake. I have found that if you place the canned pumpkin in cheese cloth or a paper towel and ring off some of the excess moister th...

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Pumpkin has a high water content which makes it puff up like a cake. I have found that if you place the canned pumpkin in cheese cloth or a paper towel and ring off some of the excess moister th...

This cookies was very much enjoyed at a Halloween fest. Since the recipe uses brown sugar, it is not too sweet. However, the cookie is quite "springy", and it would be best to flatten or spread ...

This recipe turned out well and my co-workers loved it when I made it for Halloween. I would describe this more as a "drop muffin" than a cookie. The tip about "ageing" the cookies a day is r...

These cookies were excellent, especially because I enjoy a really cakey sort of cookie. I made a few changes in the recipe: substituted butter for shortening, applesauce for eggs (1/4 C per egg)...

Great recipe for not-so-sweet cookies. The only modifications I made were using butter (melted) instead of shortening and egg product instead of eggs. The cookies didn't puff up very much and ta...

These turned out great and I EVERYBODY loved them! They are more like cakes than cookies, but thats what I liked about them. I omitted the nuts and raisins and once they had cooled, I drizzled a...

Didn't care for these cookies at all. They were very bland.

These are fantastic cookies. =) I added chocolate chips and doubled the spices. I used cream cheese frosting to make little cookie sammies. Yum! :D

Followed recipe as directed. Ended up making 7 dozen for school, dance ect. We pit candy corn on them when they came out of the oven. the kids loved them.