Total Time
Prep 30 mins
Cook 12 mins

These are cute cookies, great for kids at Halloween. Very tasty! This recipe is from a 1960's calendar my mom has.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine all raisin filling ingredients into saucepan.
  2. Cook& stir over medium heat until thick, about 5 minutes.
  3. Cool.
  4. Cookie: Mix flour & baking powder.
  5. Cream sugar, butter, eggs, milk & vanilla.
  6. Add to flour mixture.
  7. Divide dough in half & chill at least 2 hours.
  8. Roll out half of dough on lightly floured surface to 1/8 inch thickness.
  9. Cut with a 2 or 3 inch round cookie cutter.
  10. Place half the circles on ungreased cookie sheets.
  11. Place 2 tsp raisin filling on each circle.
  12. Use the other half of the dough and cut into circles.
  13. Cut these to resemble pumpkin faces.
  14. Use a knife to make eyes, nose & mouth etc.
  15. Place these on top of the filling.
  16. Seal edges with fork tines.
  17. Repeat with remaining dough.
  18. Bake at 375° for about 12 minutes.