This recipe was sent to me by Hippoluver... Perfect for the holidays or anytime at all... Don't these cookies sound absolutely wonderful?
Pumpkin Cookie Recipe
2 C Flour
1 cup quick oats
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 cup packed pumpkin
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 cup chocolate chips (OR Raisins)
1 cup margarine
1 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1 cup sugar
1/4 teaspoon salt
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Combine flour, oats, baking soda, cinnamon, and salt. Cream margarine. Gradually adding sugars, beating until fluffy. Add egg and vanilla; Mix well.
Alternate additions of dry ingredients and pumpkin, mixing well after each addition. Stir in chocolate chips.
For each cookie, drop 1/4 cup of dough onto lightly greased cookie sheet; spread into a pumpkin shape using a thin metal spatula. Add a bit more dough to form a stem.
Bake 20 to 25 minutes until cookies are firm and lightly browned. Remove from cookie sheet; cool on racks.
Decorate using icing or peanut butter to affix candies, raisins, or nuts.
Yields 19-20 cookies