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  • 1 1/4 cups sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon soda
  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 cup pumpkin
  • 1 cup raisins
  • 1/2 cups pecans, chopped


  • Cream sugar and shortening. Beat in egg. Sift dry ingredients and add to creamed mixture with pumpkin. Beat to blend thoroughly.
  • Fold in raisins and nuts.
  • Drop by teaspoons onto greased baking sheets.
  • Bake at 350 degrees for 12 to 15 minutes or until done.
  • Makes 3 doz.
  • Will keep fresh 8 to 10 days if kept in covered jar.


Don't know where momma got this recipe but we always had them for Thanksgiving. Now I am making them 50 years later. Wouldn't be Thanksgiving without them plus it seems like momma is near. She was the best and these are the best cookies!!!

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