Friday, October 10, 2008

Food For Friday...

The recipe I'm sharing today is for one of my favorite Fall cookies. When I first found this recipe, I wasn't so sure about the whole chocolate and pumpkin thing. These are really good though. Moist and really soft!

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies~

1/2 c. shortening
1 1/2 c. sugar
1 egg
1 c. canned pumpkin
1 t. vanilla
2 1/2 c. flour
1 t. baking powder
1 t. baking soda
1 t. salt
1 t. ground nutmeg
1 t. cinnamon
1/2 c. chopped walnuts (optional)
1 c. semisweet chocolate chips

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease cookie sheets. In large bowl, cream together the shortening and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in the egg , then stir in the pumpkin and vanilla. Combine the flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, nutmeg, and cinnamon;gradually mix into the creamed mixture. Stir in the walnuts and chocolate chips. Drop dough by teaspoonfuls onto prepared cookie sheets. Bake for 15 minutes or until lightly brown. Cool on wire racks.

Happy Fall!


  1. Are you kidding me???? I will most certainly HAVE to try these.....I love everything pumpkin....right down to pumpkin spice creamer for my coffee. Yum-oh.

    And to answer your ?...YES..add a Mr.'s worth a try don't ya think??

  2. Christy! We made pumpkin choc chip muffins yesterday! Now we will have to try these. I am sure that they are healthy and low calorie, right? :)

  3. Those look so yummy! I'm not sure about the pumpkin/chocolate combo but if you say it's good then I'm going to give it a go!

  4. Pumpkin AND choc together? Oh. My.

  5. Hi Christy,
    Yum, those look delicious.
    Hope you are doing ok, read your last few posts!
    Hugs! Sandy

  6. Those look fabulous, I will have to try them!!

  7. mmmmmmmmmmmmm! These look so great. I just love the Fall (and chocolate never hurts!).

  8. Christy,

    The cookies were so good. I made them today. Ryan devoured 3 before dinner. :) They are so soft and fantastic. I think the recipe just became a fall must-have!

    Thanks, Liz


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