Pumpkin Walnut and Raisin Cookies

Pumpkin Walnut and Raisin Cookies


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About this recipe: These cookies are packed full of wonderful textures. Crunchy walnuts and chewy raisins are studded throughout these pumpkin cookies. They are delicious for afternoon tea, general snacking, dessert, elevenses or popping into packed lunches.


Makes: 18 

  • 110g margarine
  • 275g dark brown soft sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 375g pumpkin puree
  • 310g plain flour
  • 4 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 145g raisins
  • 115g chopped walnuts

Prep:20min  ›  Cook:10min  ›  Ready in:30min 

  1. Preheat oven to 190 C / Gas 5.
  2. Cream margarine and sugar, then add the eggs. Mix well. Add vanilla and pumpkin puree, set aside.
  3. Sieve together the dry ingredients, then blend into the "wet" ingredients. Fold in the nuts and raisins. Mix well.
  4. Drop by heaping teaspoons onto a greased baking tray, bake for 10 to 15 minutes. Cool. Best eaten if you let them "ripen" for a day. Store in a sealed container.

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