Pumpkin Spice Cookies
1 stick butter, softened
3/4 cup brown sugar
1 tsp vanilla
1 c can pumpkin puree (not the spiced variety)
2 c flour (can sub. some wheat flour)
1 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp baking soda
1 tsp cinnamon
1/2 tsp nutmeg
1/2 tsp ground ginger
1/4 tsp ground clove
1 c raisins (can sub choc. chips)
1 c chopped walnuts
Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees F.
Cream together butter and brown sugar until smooth. Beat in egg and vanilla. Beat in pumpkin puree.
In another bowl, combine flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger, and clove. Add to butter mixture and beat well to combine.
Add raisins and nuts in 2 batches, mixing between additions. (If using)
Drop by tablespoonfuls onto cookie sheets.
Bake about 18 minutes, until set, not browned.
Transfer to racks to cool. Makes 32
Pairs Well With
Recipe from the Totally Cookies Cookbook. Good stuff but more cake kind of cookie