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       Title: Pumpkin Drops
  Categories: Cookies
       Yield: 72 servings
  
   1 1/2    Butter; room temp
     2/3 c  Packed light brown sugar
       2    Eggs
   1 1/2 ts Vanilla extract
       1 c  Cooked fresh pumpkin puree
            Or canned
       2 c  All-purpose flour
     1/2 ts Baking powder
     1/2 ts Baking soda
       1 pn Salt
   2 1/2 ts Pumpkin-pie spice
       1 c  Chocolate chips
       1 c  Chopped walnuts or pecans
  
       Preheat oven to 375 degrees. In a large bowl beat together butter,
   brown sugar, eggs and vanilla until light. Beat in pumpkin. Add flour,
   baking powder, baking soda, salt and pumpkin-pie spice, beating until
   blended. Stir in chocolate chips and walnuts. Drop teaspoonfuls of batter 2
   inches apart on ungreased baking sheets. Bake until edges are golden, 10 to
   12 minutes. Transfer cookies from baking sheets to a wire rack and cool.
      Yield 6 to 7 dozen 1 1/2-inch cookies    NATHALIE DUPREE SHOW#ND017
  
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