Pumpkin Cookies
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This recipe comes from the wife of one of my Chemistry professors at Salisbury Sate University.
Ingredients
  • Cookies:
  • 1 c Crisco
  • 1 c sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 c pumpkin
  • 2 c flour
  • 1 t baking powder
  • 1 t baking soda
  • 4 t cinnamon
  • 1 c chopped nuts
  • --
  • Frosting:
  • 3 T butter
  • 4 T evaporated milk
  • ½ c light brown sugar
  • 1 t vanilla
  • 1 c (plus or minus) powdered sugar
Instructions
  1. Make Frosting First:
  2. Mix butter, milk, and sugar in sauce pan.
  3. Boil for 2 minutes.
  4. Cool to room temperature.
  5. Stir in vanilla and powdered sugar.
  6. --
  7. Cookies:
  8. Cream Crisco and sugar.
  9. Add egg and pumpkin.
  10. Stir in flour, baking powder, baking soda, and cinnamon.
  11. Add nuts.
  12. Bake on greased sheets at 350 degrees for 15 minutes.
  13. Allow to cool then spread frosting.
Recipe by Paulus Orchards at https://paulusmtairyorchards.com/pumpkin-cookies/