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Pumpkin Cookies

Bake these smiling pumpkin cookies for a fall or Halloween treat.

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Participant Age: Under 7, 7 to 12
Approximate Cost: Under $10
Duration: 1 to 60 minutes
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Physical Challenge:
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 egg
  • 2 1/2 cups flour
  • 3/4 cup honey
  • 1 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1 cup cooked or canned pumpkin
  • Box of raisins
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
Preheat Oven to 350° F

Sift Dry Ingredients

Sift together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, nutmeg, and cinnamon. Set aside.

Mix Wet Ingredients

In a separate bowl, cream together the butter and honey. Beat in the egg, cooked or canned pumpkin, and vanilla.

Add the Sifted Ingredients

Bake Cookies

Drop dough by rounded teaspoonfuls, two inches apart, onto greased cookie sheets. Bake for 15 minutes.

Decorate Cookies

After you take the cookies out of the oven, press raisin eyes, a nose, and a smile on each warm cookie.


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