Perfect Pumpkin Cookies Recipe

Perfect Pumpkin Cookies Recipe


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Make these at Halloween, Thanksgiving or anytime you have a taste for pumpkin.  Great flavor and easy to make.

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  • 1/2 C. (1 stick) butter, softened
  • 1-1/4 C. brown sugar
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1-1/2 C. pumpkin, canned or cooked
  • 1-1/2 C. flour
  • 1 Tbs. baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp. ginger
  • 1 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp. nutmeg
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1 C. walnuts, chopped

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Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Cream butter and sugar, then mix in eggs and pumpkin. Mix dry ingredients in sifter, and then sift into pumpkin mixture. Stir, and add nuts. Drop by spoonfuls onto a baking sheet. Bake for 15 minutes, or until lightly browned.

Yield: Makes about 5 dozen cookies.

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