Pumpkin Cookies

2 cups flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 cup shortening
1 cup sugar
1 cup mashed pumpkin
1 egg
1 teaspoon vanilla

Sift together flour, baking powder, cinnamon, salt, and baking soda. Cream shortening, and sugar. Add to creamed mixture, pumpkin, egg, and vanilla. Add dry ingredients all together to creamed mixture. Stir gently to form smooth batter. Add nuts. Bake at 350 for 10 to 12 minutes.Frost cooled cookies with powder sugar icing.

Recipe Summary:
Yield: 1.5 - dozen
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 10-12 minutes

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Recipe Provided By:
DeVoe Mansion
Tacoma, WA

Tacoma Bed and Breakfast Inns