Pumpkin Cookies I


Yummy pumpkin cookies with spices and butterscotch morsels. Moist and delicious.

Original recipe makes 3 dozen


1/2 cup shortening
1 cup white sugar
1 cup pumpkin puree
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 cups all-purpose flour
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 1/2 cups butterscotch chips

  • PREP

    15 mins

  • COOK

    10 mins


    35 mins


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease cookie sheets.
  2. In a medium bowl, cream the shortening and sugar. Stir in the pumpkin and vanilla. Sift together the flour, salt, baking soda, baking powder, and cinnamon; stir into the creamed mixture. Then mix in the butterscotch chips. Drop dough by teaspoonfuls onto the prepared cookie sheets.
  3. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes in preheated oven. Allow cookies to cool for a minute on cookie sheets before transferring to wire cooling racks.


Calories: 115 kcal
Carbohydrates: 16.1 g
Cholesterol: 0 mg
Fat: 5 g
Fiber: 0.4 g
Protein: 0.8 g
Sodium: 89 mg