1 cup pumpkin
2 cups flour - all purpose
1 cup sugar
1 teaspoon salt
1 cup shortening
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon baking powder
Step 1: Preheat oven to 350.
Step 2: Cream sugar and shortening.
Step 3: Add vanilla, eggs, and pumpkin.
Step 4: Sift dry ingredients.
Step 5: Add remaining ingredients - mix well.
Step 6: Use teaspoon to drop cookies on cookie sheet.
Step 7: Bake 10-12 minutes.
These are great, moist cookies! Do note that they are cake like in consistency. I ran across this recipe and just couldn't resist them Saturday night!
If you're like me and don't keep shortening around the house, replace it with softened butter.