Pumpkin Cookies

1 c. shortening

1 egg

2 c. flour

1/2 tsp. nutmeg 1 tsp. baking powder 1 c. cooked pumpkin 1 tsp. vanilla 1/4 tsp. allspice 1/2 tsp. baking soda 1 tsp. cinnamon 1 c. raisins 1/2 c. nuts, chopped

Soak raisins in hot water for 5 minutes. Drain. Cream shortening. Add pumpkin, egg and vanilla. Beat well. Mix dry ingredients. Add to creamed mixture. Mix well. Add raisins and nuts. Drop onto greased cookie sheets and press with a fork. Bake at 350 degrees for 12 minutes. Freeze them as otherwise they will get moldy. Yields 3 to 4 dozen cookies.

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