Thursday, April 3, 2008

Pumpkin Cookies

1/2 c margarine
1 c sugar
1 egg
1 tsp vanilla
1/2 c cooked pumpkin (or get it from a can)
1 3/4 c flour
1/4 tsp salt
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp cinnamon
1/2 tsp ground ginger
3/4 tsp nutmeg
1/4 tsp cloves
*optional: raisins, nuts, choc. chips, or butterscotch chips

Cream margarine in large bowl. Gradually add sugar and continue mixing until all sugar is creamed into margarine. Add egg and vanilla. Stir until well blended. Sift flour with salt, soda, and spices. Add to margarine mixture and blend. If desired, add nuts or raisins, and mix into dough. Drop by teaspoonfuls on cookie sheet. Bake at 375 deg. for 12-15 min.
Makes 2-3 dozen

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