½ cup shortening
1 cup sugar
2 beaten eggs
1 cup pumpkin
2 cups sifted flour
¼ teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
1 ½ teaspoons cinnamon
½ teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
½ cup chopped nuts
½ cup raisins

Cream shortening and sugar. Add beaten eggs and pumpkin. Sift dry ingredients together; add and mix well. Add nuts and raisins. Drop by tablespoon on greased cookie sheet. Bake at 350 degrees for 12 to 15 minutes.

Makes 4 dozen cookies

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