On a fall day like this, what could be better than baking cookies? Especially since, last week when our granddaughter Carrie was here, the cookie jar was empty!
Pumpkin Harvest Cookies
Combine ½ cup softened butter with
1 cup packed brown sugar and
¾ cup granulated sugar.
To this mixture, add: 1 cup pumpkin
1 teaspoon cinnamon
½ teaspoon nutmeg
Beat together til light and fluffy.
Add 1 ½ cups flour
1 ½ teaspoons salt
1 teaspoon baking powder
¼ teaspoon baking soda
Stir in ¾ cup raisins
¾ cup chopped pecans or black walnuts
¾ cup uncooked (quick cooking) oats.
Drop teaspoonfuls onto a lightly greased cookie sheet;
bake at 375 degrees for 12 15 minutes. When cool, frost with Spicy Frosting.
Combine 1 cup powdered sugar
3 Tablespoons softened butter
1 Tablespoon hot coffee
1 teaspoon vanilla
½ teaspoon cinnamon
Beat together til fluffy. Spread on Pumpkin Harvest Cookies.