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Pumpkin Drops

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Great fall treat!


Serves: About 4 dozen!

  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup tinned pumpkin
  • ½ cup butter (or shortening, softened)
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour (or wholemeal flour)
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1½ teaspoons cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon ground cloves
  • ½ teaspoon ground ginger
  • ½ teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups chocolate chips


Pumpkin Drops is a community recipe submitted by scholastica and has not been tested by so we are not able to answer questions regarding this recipe.

  • Heat oven to 375 F.
  • Mix sugar, pumpkin, shortening.
  • Stir in dry ingredients and then chocolate chips.
  • Drop by rounded teaspoons 2 inches apart on an ungreased cooking sheet.
  • Bake until light brown 8-10 minutes.
  • Additional Information

    I usually make a double batch and use the rest of the pumpkin which is about 2 cups. You can also substitute the chocolate chips for raisins and chopped nuts. Also grated orange peel gives it a great flavor. You could omit the chocolate chips and frost the cookies instead.

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