Pumpkin Cookies

This recipe is from Joy of Cooking, the first cookbook my mother bought every one of her children and grandchildren.

Preheat oven to 375˚

Cream together:
1 cup butter
1 cup sugar

Add and mix well:
1 cup cooked pumpkin
1 egg
1 tsp. vanilla

Sift together and add to above mixture:
2 cups flour
1 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. baking soda
1/2 tsp. salt
1 tsp cinnamon
1/2 tsp. allspice

Drop onto greased cookie sheet and bake 15 minutes.

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