PUMPKIN COOKIES:

2 C flour
1 tsp baking powder
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp ground cinnamon
1/2 tsp salt
1 C butter, softened
1 C sugar
1 egg, beaten
1 C canned pumpkin
1 C chopped nuts
1 tsp vanilla

PREHEAT oven to 350
GREASE 2 baking sheets
In large bowl, SIFT flour with baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon and salt.
In separate bowl, CREAM butter at medium speed until light
Gradually BEAT in the sugar, then the egg and pumpkin, beating till smooth
ADD flour mixture, and BEAT on low speed or by hand, until mixed.
STIR in the nuts and vanilla
DROP by rounded teaspoonfuls, about 2 inches apart, onto the baking sheets.
BAKE 12 - 15 minutes or until lightly browned.

Makes about 8 dozen.