Pilgrim Pumpkin Cookies – Thanksgiving Cookie Recipe

1/3 c Crisco
1 1/3 c Sugar
2 Eggs (beaten well)
1 c Canned pumpkin
1 tsp Vanilla extract
2 tsp Lemon juice
2 1/2 c Flour
4 tsp Baking powder
1 tsp Salt
1/4 tsp Ginger
1/2 tsp Allspice
1 tsp Nutmeg
1 tsp Cinnamon
Cinnamon and sugar

Preheat oven to 400 F. Cream the shortening and sugar together. Add egg, pumpkin and flavorings, mix well. Sift dry ingredients together, then sift into creamed mixture. Mix well. Drop by large teaspoonfuls on a greased baking sheet. Sprinkle with sugar and cinnamon. Bake about 15 minutes.

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