Saturday, March 27, 2010

Pumpkin Cookies


Pumpkin Cookies

1/4 cup non-dairy butter
1/2 cup cane sugar
1/4 cup brown sugar
1 cup unbleached all purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/2 teaspoon ground allspice
4 Tablespoons firm tofu, pureed
1/2 cup canned pumpkin
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 cup chopped walnuts
1/2 cup golden raisins
1/4 cup chopped dried cranberries

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Lightly grease a cookie sheet.

In a large bowl cream the butter and sugars together. Mix in the flour, salt, baking powder and spices until well blended.

In a small bowl mix together the pureed tofu , pumpkin and vanilla until thoroughly mixed. Combine this with the dry ingredients. Add the walnuts, raisins and cranberries and stir until well combined. Drop dough by heaping tablespoons onto cookie sheet. Bake 10-14 minutes.

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