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Pumpkin Cookies

It's fall, and that can mean only one thing, pumpkin flavored everything. This is a simple recipe for delicious pumpkin cookies.

3 tablespoons butter
1/4 cup sugar
1/4 cup light brown sugar
1 egg
2/3 cup canned pumpkin
1 1/2  cups flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon molasses
1/4 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
1/4 teaspoon ginger
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 pinch of cloves
1/2 teaspoon vanilla

Begin by creaming the sugars and butter in your stand mixer. Mix well for about 5 minutes. Beat in pumpkin, egg, molasses, and vanilla. Add flour and dry ingredients mixing well. Chill dough for one half hour. Drop with a cookie scoop on a lightly greased cookie sheet. Bake in a preheated oven at 375 degrees for 12 to 15 minutes.

Carefully move cookies to a rake and allow to cool.