Pumpkin Cookies

pumpkin cookies - Pumpkin Cookies


2 c all-purpose flour

1 t baking powder

1 t ground cinnamon

1/2 t baking soda

1/2 t ground nutmet

1/2 c butter or margarine

1 c packed brown sugar

1 egg

1 c canned pumpkin

1 teaspoon vanilla

1 c raisins (optional; I don’t use them.)

1/2 chopped walnuts (optional; I don’t use them.)


Grease a cookie sheet. Preheat oven 375 degrees.

…Dry Ingredients

Stir together flour, baking powder, cinnamon, soda, and nutmeg.

…Wet Ingredients

In a mixer bowl beat butter for 30 seconds.

Add brown sugar and beat til fluffy.

Add egg, pumpkin, and vanilla; beat well.

Add dry ingredients to beaten mixture; beating til well combined.

Stir in raisins and walnuts (optional)

Dough will be soft.

Drop from a teaspoon 2″ apart onto a greased cookie sheet.

Bake 8-10 minutes.

Cool on a wire rack.

Makes about 48.