-Karee Sowards, Albuquerque, New Mexico
For 5 dozen:
2 C sugar
1 ½ C shortening
-Cream together above ingredients.
1 ½ C libby pumpkin
-Add above ingredients to sugar mixture.
-In separate bowl mix the following:
4 C flour
3 tsp cinnamon
1 ½ tsp nutmeg
1 tsp salt
2 ½ tsp baking powder
2 tsp baking soda
-Combine dry ingredients with creamy mixture.
-Add chocolate chips (and walnuts if desired)
12 oz. chocolate chips
½ C chopped walnuts (optional)
-Drop by teaspoonfuls onto greased cookie sheet.
-Bake at 350* for 10 to 12 mins.
~My brother, Chris, became a professional at making these cookies. They became another family favorite and he would frequently make 10 dozen of these cookies. Thanks Karee for introducing our family to this delicious recipe!!!