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Thanksgiving Has a Cookie
Honey those are some good Pumpkin cookies.

Even though there is no such thing as Thanksgiving cookies the people at Cookie-Recipes.net have given us some recipes that fit into the flavor theme of autumn and Thanksgiving. 

Honey Pumpkin Cookies
  
1 1/4 cup Honey
1/2 cup Shortening
2 Eggs
1 ½ cup Cooked pumpkin puree
2 ½ cup All purpose flour
4 tsp Baking powder
1 tsp Cinnamon
½ tsp Nutmeg
1 ½ tsp Salt
1 ½ cup Raisins
1 ½ cup Chopped pecans or walnuts
  
Cream 3/4 cup of the honey with shortening.  Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each.  Combine the pumpkin with remaining 1/2 cup honey and add to egg mixture.  Stir together flour, baking powder, cinnamon, nutmeg and salt. Gradually stir flour blend into pumpkin mixture. Fold in raisins and nuts. Chill batter for 30 minutes. Drop by teaspoonful onto a greased cookie sheet.  Bake at 375 degrees for 15 to 20 minutes or until lightly browned. Makes 4 to 5 dozen cookies.

NOTE: If a spicer cookie is desired, use canned pumpkin pie filling in place of plain pumpkin.