- 1-1/2 cups brown sugar
- 1/2 cup shortening
- 2 eggs
- 1-3/4 cups canned pumpkin
- 2-3/4 cups Gold Medal flour
- 1 tbspn baking powder
- 1 tspn cinnamon
- 1/2 tspn nutmeg
- 1/2 tspn salt
- 1/4 tspn ginger
- 1 cup raisins
- 1 cup chopped pecans
Heat oven to 400 degrees. Mix sugar, shortening, eggs, and pumpkin thoroughly.
Blend dry ingredients, and add to pumpkin mixture, stirring until well blended. Add raisins and pecans.
Drop batter by teaspoonfuls on ungreased baking sheet. Bake 12 to 15 minutes, or until slightly browned. Cookies may be iced when cool with a thin butter icing. Makes about 6 dozen cookies.
More "Lost" Cookie RecipesSesame Seed Butter Cookies (1958)
Hollywood Bowl Cowboy Cookies (1984)
(Origin - "Betty Crocker's Cooky Book" published by General Mills, 1963. Yes, mine is a First Edition!)