Saturday, December 8, 2012

Pumpkin Cookies

  • 4 cups all-purpose flour ( do 2 whole wheat and 2 all purpose)
  • 3 cups  sugar
  • 3 T. Molasses
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1 (16 ounce) can solid pack pumpkin
  • 1 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 cups semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts


Directions

In a mixing bowl, combine flour, sugar, molasses,cinnamon, nutmeg, baking soda and salt. Add pumpkin, oil, eggs, water and vanilla; beat by hand or with electric mixer until well mixed. Fold in chocolate chips and nuts. Drop by tablespoonfuls onto greased baking sheets. Bake at 350 degrees F for 10-12  minutes or until edges just begin to brown. Cool on wire rack.