Shashan's Pumpkin Cookies

Monday, November 22, 2010

1 c. shortening 
1 c. sugar
1 c. pumpkin
1 egg
1 tsp vanilla
2 c. flour
1 c. raisins
1 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp soda
1/2 tsp cinnamon
1/2 tsp allspice
1/2 tsp nutmeg
1/2 c. chopped pecans

Cream shortening and sugar together until light and fluffy.  Add pumpkin, egg and vanilla.  Beat well.  Sift together the flour, soda, salt, cinnamon, allspice and nutmeg.  Add to the creamed mixture, blending well.  Stir in raisins and chopped pecans.  Drop by rounded teaspoons, about 2 inches apart on greased baking sheets  Bake at 350 degrees for 12-15 minutes.  Makes 36 cookies.


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