*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                     Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies (2)
 
 Recipe By     : <ced@ns.net>
 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Cookies
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
      1/2  cup           butter or margarine
    1      cup           pumpkin
    1      cup           sugar
    1                    egg -- slightly beaten
    1      teaspoon      milk
    1      teaspoon      vanilla extract
    2      cups          all purpose or unbleached flour
    2      teaspoons     baking powder
    1      teaspoon      cinnamon
      1/2  teaspoon      salt
    1      cup           chocolate chips
      1/2  cup           nuts -- optional
 
  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit (190 degrees C).
  2. Place the butter or margarine in a heatproof glass dish.  Cover and
  microwave on high power for 30 seconds.
  3. In a large bowl,mix together pumpkin, sugar, melted butter or
  margarine, beaten egg, milk and vanilla extract.
  4. In a separate bowl, combine the flour, baking powder, baking soda,
  cinamon and salt.  Add to the pumpkin mixture, and mix until smooth.
  5. Stir in the chocolate chips and, if you wish, nuts.
  6. Drop from a teaspoon onto a lightly greased baking sheet.  Line up
  about 1 1/2 inches apart.
  7. Bake for ten to 12 minutes, until golden brown.
  8. Cool on baking sheet for two minutes or so.  Then remove to a wire
  rack to finish cooking.
  9. Now you have about three dozen pumpkin cookies for Halloween!
 
 
 
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