Pumpkin Cookies

When our kids were small we carved pumpkins one Halloween. We had so much pumpkin left over that we searched for any recipie made with pumpkin. This was our favorite.

I cup shortening
2 cups brown sugar
3 eggs
1+3/4 cups pumpkin
1/2 cup sour cream
3 cups flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon ginger
1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
1 cup raisins
1 cup nuts

Cream shortening and sugar, add eggs and blend well.
Sift dry ingredients. Add sour cream to pumpkin. Add dry ingredients to creamed mixture alternating with cream and pumpkin. Add raisins and nuts mixing well. Drop by spoon onto greased baking sheets. Bake at 350 for 15-20 minutes. cool and package freezing if you desire.

Recipe Summary:
Yield: 4 dozen cookies
Prep Time: approx 15 min
Cook Time: 15-20 min

Other recipes by The Grandison Inn at Maney Park:
Champagne Cornish/game Hens
Hot 'n Spicy Cinnamon Sauce
Mexican Soup/stew
Cake Mix Cookies
One Can Cherry Pie
Grandison Candle-light Chicken Dinner
Grandison Signature Salsa Eggs
Salmon With Cream Caper Sauce

Recipe Provided By:
The Grandison Inn at Maney Park
Oklahoma City, OK

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