Pumpkin Filled Oatmeal Cookies

Ingredients

3/4 cup lard
1/2 cup brown sugar
1 egg
1/4 cup molasses
1 cup oats
2 cups flour
1 tsp salt
1/2 tsp baking soda
1/2 cup pumpkin
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 tsp cinnamon
1/2 tsp ginger
1/4 tsp nutmeg

Preparation

1
Cream lard and brown sugar until light and fluffy
2
Beat in egg and molasses
3
In a second bowl, combine oats, flour, salt and baking soda
4
Stir into creamed mixture
5
Cover and chill for 15 minutes
6
In a saucepan, combine pumpkin, white sugar, cinnamon, ginger and nutmeg.
7
Cook and stir until bubbly, allow to cool
8
Remove dough from fridge and roll out to 1/8 inch thick.
9
Place 1 tsp filling in center of 18 of the circles
10
Cut into 36 3 inch circles(I use a donut cutter)
11
Place 1 teaspoon filling in center of 18 circles.
12
Cover each with remaining circles, press fork around edges to seal each one.
13
Bake 375 for 12-15 minutes

 



Comments

Libby Stack's picture

Lard! Yes! These sound a little bit like some cookies I used to get in a bakery here. Unfortunately the place closed. Sounds good - must try!

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These are like little pumpkin pies, but much less messy. 

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18 cookies

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Friday, November 11, 2011 - 8:05am

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