Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies
  • 30 servings
  • 0:30 Preparation
  • 0:30 Cooking
  • 1:00 Total Time

Ingredients

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  • 2 cups
    (500 mL)

    flour

  • 2 tsp.
    (10 mL)

    baking powder

  • 1/2 tsp.
    (2 mL)

    Salt

  • 1 tsp.
    (5 mL)

    cinnamon

  • 1 tsp.
    (5 mL)

    nutmeg

  • 1/2 cup
    (125 mL)

    shortening

  • 1 1/4 cups
    (315 mL)

    brown sugar

  • 2

    eggs

  • 1 cup
    (250 mL)

    puréed pumpkin

  • 1/2 cup
    (125 mL)

    currants

  • 1/2 cup
    (125 mL)

    chopped almonds

  • 1/2 cup
    (125 mL)

    semi-sweet chocolate chips

Preparation

Preheat oven to 375°F / 190°C).

In a bowl, mix flour, baking powder and spices together.

In another bowl, cream shortening and brown sugar. Add eggs, mixing thoroughly.

Stir in puréed pumpkin. Gradually mix in currants, almonds and chocolate chips. Slowly stir in remaining dry ingredients, mixing thoroughly. Drop dough by spoonful on an ungreased baking sheet.

Bake 10 to 15 minutes.

Source: Metro