Pumpkin Pecan Cookies

Welcome autumn with this soft, muffin-like cookie. Adapted from here.

  • 3/4 C margarine or butter, softened
  • 1/2 C granulated sugar
  • 1/2 C brown sugar, packed
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp ginger
  • 1 egg
  • 1 C canned pumpkin
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 2 1/2 C flour
  • 1 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/2 C dark chocolate chips
  • 2/3 C chopped pecans

Preheat oven to 350F. In a large bowl, cream margarine and sugars together. Add spices, egg, pumpkin and vanilla. Mix until smooth. Add flour, baking soda and salt, and mix well. Stir in chocolate chips and chopped pecans. Bake for 12-14 min. Makes about 2 1/2 dozen.

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