Friday, October 8, 2010

Hallowe'en Countdown Day 8

Harvest pumpkin cookies

2 c all purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon ground all spice
1 c butter, softened
1c sugar
1c canned pumpkin
1 egg
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 c chopped pecans
Pecan halves (roughly 36)

preheat oven to 375F
mix flour, powder, cinnamon, baking soda, salt, allspice
beat butter and sugar in bowl with mixer at medium speed until light and fluffy. Beat in Pumpkin, egg and vanilla
gradually add flour then beat at low speed until well blended
stir in chopped peacans.
drop heaping tablespoon of dough 2 inches apart onto ungreased cookie sheet.
flatten slightly with spoon
press one peacan half into center of each
bake for 12 minutes or until golden

makes about 36 cookies