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       Title: Honey Pumpkin Cookies
  Categories: Cookies
       Yield: 60 servings
  
   1 1/4 c  Honey
     1/2 c  Shortening
       2 lg Eggs
   1 1/2 c  Cooked pumpkin puree ***
   2 1/2 c  All purpose flour
       4 ts Baking powder
       1 ts Cinnamon
     1/2 ts Nutmeg
     1/2 ts Salt
   1 1/2 c  Raisins
   1 1/2 c  Chopped pecans or walnuts
  
       Cream 3/4 cup of the honey with shortening.  Add eggs one at a
   time,beating well after each.  Combine the pumpkin with remaining 1/2 cup
   honey and add to egg mixture.  Stir together flour, baking powder,
   cinnamon, nutmeg and salt. Gradually stir flour blend into pumpkin mixture.
   Fold in raisins and nuts. Chill batter for 30 minutes. Drop by teaspoonsful
   onto a greased cookie sheet.  Bake at 375 deg.for 15 to 20 minutes until
   lightly browned.  4 to 5 dozen NOTE: If a spicer cookie is desired, use
   canned pumpkin pie filling in place of plain pumpkin.
  
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