You will need

½ cup vegetable oil (or butter or margarine)

1 cup brown sugar

1 cup mashed pumpkin

1 cup raisins

½ cup nuts (almonds, pecans…)

1 tsp. vanilla

2 cups flour

1 tsp. baking soda

1 tsp. cinnamon

1 tsp. baking powder

icing sugar (optional)


Cooking instructions

In a large bowl, cream oil and sugar, then add pumpkin, raisins, nuts, and vanilla. Mix well.

In another bowl, sift together flour, baking soda, cinnamon, and baking powder. Add to creamed ingredients. Mix well.

Drop by teaspoonfuls onto a greased cookie sheet.

Bake at 350° F for 8 to 10 minutes.

When cool, dust with icing sugar if desired.


Makes approximately 3 dozen cookies.