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Pumpkin Cookies

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Why I Love This Recipe

I found this recipe about 10 years ago and I always make these cookies between autumn and Christmas and they're always a big hit

Ingredients You'll Need

1 cup shortening
1 cup sugar
1 cup pumpkin
1 egg
2 cups flour
1 tsp. baking soda
1 tsp. cinnamon
1/2 tsp. salt
1 cup raisins
1/2 cup chopped walnuts
3 tbsp. butter
4 tsp. milk
1/2 cup brown sugar


Cream shortening, sugar, and pumpkin. Add egg and mix well. Add sifted dry ingredients, raisins, and walnuts. Drop by Tsp. onto ungreased cookie sheet. Bake at 375 for 10-12 minutes.


Cook butter, milk, and brown sugar until dissolved; cool. Add 1 cup powdered sugar and 3/4 tsp. vanilla and beat until smooth.

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