Monday, October 24, 2011

a fall treat

honest to goodness these are my favorite thing to bake for fall. ever. they are delicious! so of course i feel the need to share. try them out. they're so simple and so yummy. if you don't feel like baking up a bunch of cookies just do a sheet full and refrigerate the dough for another day.

pumpkin chocolate chip cookies

1 C butter {room temperature}
1 C shortening
2 C granulated sugar

++Cream first three ingredients together.

15 oz pumpkin {plain}
2 eggs
2 tsp vanilla

++Add pumpkin, eggs and vanilla to creamed mixture. Stir just to combine.

4 C flour
1 tsp salt
2 tsp baking powder
1 tsp baking soda
2 tsp cinnamon
1 tsp nutmeg
1/2 tsp allspice
12 oz semi-sweet chocolate chips

++Add all dry ingredients to mixture and mix well. Dough should have even coloring.

Drop in spoonfuls on ungreased cookie sheet and bake at 350 for 12-15 minutes.

Enjoy with a nice cold glass of milk!

Happy baking friends!


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