Recipe by Nancy Van Ess

originally from "1001 Cookie Recipes"

Top Review by Millereg

I thought this might be one of those recipes that sounds very strange but actually might be delicious, but I was wrong. They did not taste bad - just weird. Now I know why our local bakery does not sell them.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Lightly grease cookie sheets.
  3. Combine flour, baking powder, baking soda, spices and salt. In a large bowl, cream together shortening and brown sugar.
  4. Beat in the pumpkin, yogurt and sour milk.
  5. Gradually blend in the dry ingredients.
  6. Turn the dough out onto a floured surface, sprinkle with flour, and knead until smooth.
  7. Roll out the dough to a thickness of 3/4".
  8. Using a sharp knife, cut 2" squares and place 1" apart on baking sheets.
  9. Bake for 12-15 min., or until lightly colored.
  10. Transfer to wire racks, cover with a clean towel, and let cool.

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