Rita Dineen Roberts

  • 2 C flour
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp ground nutmeg
  • 1 C butter or margarine
  • 1-1/2 C packed brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 3/4 C canned pumpkin
  • 3 C quick cooking rolled oats or quaker oats
  • 1 C raisins or semi-sweet chocolate chips

Stir together flour, cinnamon, baking soda, baking powder, salt and nutmeg. In a large bowl, beat butter or margarine till softened. Add brown sugar and beat until fluffy. Add eggs and beat well. Beat in pumpkin. Add flour mixture and beat till well mixed. Stir in oats and raisins or chips. Drop by rounded teaspoons onto ungreased cookie sheets. Bake at 350 for about 12 minutes or until done. Makes 50-75 cookies.

These cookies stay wonderfully moist and are good for sending in the mail. They don’t break easily!