2 cups all-purpose flour
1 1/3 cups quick cooking oats
1 tsp. baking soda
1 tsp. ground cinnamon
1/2 tsp. salt
1 cup (2 sticks)
1 cup packed brown sugar
1 cup granulated sugar
1 cup pumpkin
1 large egg
1 tsp. vanilla extract
3/4 cup chopped walnuts
3/4 cup raisins
Decorating icings, chocolate chips, candies, raisins or nuts
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease baking sheets.
Combine flour, oats, baking soda, cinnamon, and salt in medium bowl.
Beat butter, granulated and brown sugar in large mixer bowl until
light and fluffy. Add pumpkin, egg, and vanilla extract; mix well.
Add flour mixture; mix well. Stir in nuts and raisins. Drop 1/4 cup
dough onto prepared baking sheet; spread into 3-inch circle or oval.
Repeat with remaining dough.
Bake for 14 to 16 minutes, or until cookies are firm and lightly
browned. Cool on baking sheets for 2 minutes; remove to wire racks to
cool completely. Decorate as desired with icing, chocolate chips, candies,
raisins or nuts.
Makes 20 large cookies.