Pumpkin Cookies


1/2 cup (1 stick) butter, softened
1-1/4 cups brown sugar
2 eggs, beaten
1-1/2 cups pumpkin, canned or cooked
1-1/2 cups flour
1 tablespoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon ginger
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup walnuts, chopped


Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Cream butter and sugar, then mix in eggs and pumpkin. Mix dry ingredients in sifter, then sift into pumpkin mixture. Stir, and add nuts. Drop by spoonfuls onto a baking sheet. Bake for 15 minutes, or until lightly browned.


Makes about 5 dozen cookies.

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