Yield: 3 Dozen
|1 cup||Canned pumpkin|
|1 teaspoon||Vanilla extract|
|1 teaspoon||Baking powder|
|1 teaspoon||Baking soda|
|1½ cup||Powdered sugar|
|1 teaspoon||Vanilla extract (or try maple)|
In mixing bowl, cream shortening and sugar. Add pumpkin and vanilla.
Combine flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon and salt; add to the creamed mixture and mix well. Fold in the raisins. Drop by teaspoonsful onto greased baking sheets. Bake at 350 deg. F. for 12-14 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool on wire racks. For frosting, melt butter in a saucepan. Stir in sugar, milk and flavoring until smooth. Frost cooled cookies. Yield: about 3 dozen.