Teresa Heinz Kerry's Pumpkin Spice Cookies
1 cup (2 sticks) butter at room temperature
1 cup sugar
1 cup canned pumpkin puree(from 15oz. can; do not use pumpkin pie filling)
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon allspice
1 cup chopped walnuts
1 cup raisins
Heat oven to 375 Degrees.
With electric mixer, cream butter and sugar.
Beat in egg, pumpkin and vanilla.
Sift together flour, baking powder, salt, cinnamon and allspice.
Stir into pumpkin mixture.
Stir in the chopped walnuts and raisins.
Drop by tablespoons onto a well-greased cookie sheet and bake for 12 to 15 minutes, until golden on edges.
Pairs Well With
During the last election, our local newspaper printed this recipe and Laura Bush's Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookie recipe. Well....this is one mean Pumpkin Spice Cookie.