SPICED PUMPKIN COOKIES

 

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Ingredients

  • 1 C pumpkin, mashed smooth
  • 1/2 C white sugar
  • 1/2 C brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 egg
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 3/4 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp ginger
  • 1/2 tsp nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp cloves
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 TBLS vanilla extract
  • 1 C semisweet chocolate chips or raisins
  • 1/2 C chopped nuts (optional)
  • Preheat oven to 350F.
  • In a large bowl, combine pumpkin, sugar, vegetable oil, vanilla and egg.
  • In a separate bowl, stir together flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger, cloves and salt.
  • Add flour mixture to pumpkin mixture and mix well.
  • Stir in chocolate chips or raisins and nuts if you want them.
  • Drop by spoonful ontp parchment lined or greased cookie sheet.
  • Bake at 350F for approximately 10 minutes or until lightly brown and firm.

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350F.
  • In a large bowl, combine pumpkin, sugar, vegetable oil, vanilla and egg.
  • In a separate bowl, stir together flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger, cloves and salt.
  • Add flour mixture to pumpkin mixture and mix well.
  • Stir in chocolate chips or raisins and nuts if you want them.
  • Drop by spoonful onto parchment lined or greased cookie sheet.
  • Bake at 350F for approximately 10 minutes or until lightly brown and firm.

Notes

I had one cup of pumpkin left and wanted to use it up. I came up with these yummy cake-like cookies. My family REALLY loves them with chocolate chips, but I'd like them better with raisins. You decide what would go over better in your house!

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