Recipes for Squash

Pumpkin Chip Cookies

Recipe

  • 1 1/2 c. butter (no substitutes), softened
  • 2 c. packed brown sugar
  • 1 c. sugar
  • 1 can (15 oz) solid-pack pumpkin
  • 1 egg
  • 1 t. vanilla extract
  • 4 c. all-purpose flour
  • 2 c. quick-cooking oats
  • 2 t. baking soda
  • 2 t. ground cinnamon
  • 1 t. salt
  • 2 c. (12 oz) semi-sweet chocolate chips

In a large mixing bowl, cream butter and sugars. Beat in the pumpkin, egg and vanilla. Combine the flour, oats, baking soda, cinnamon and salt; gradually add to creamed mixture. Stir in chocolate chips. Drop by teaspoonfuls 2 in. apart onto ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 350° for 10-12 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove to a wire rack to cool. Yield: 10 dozen.