Squash Cookies

Squash Cookies
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Ingredients
  • ½ cup butter
  • ¾ brown sugar
  • ¾ cup granulated sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1½ cups cooked & pureed winter squash
  • 2½ teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon ground ginger
  • ½ teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1½ cups raisins or any chopped dried fruit (I used chopped apricots)
  • 1¼ cups chopped walnuts

Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Lightly grease a cookie sheet.
  3. Cream sugars and butter in a large bowl.
  4. Beat in the eggs and squash.
  5. In a medium bowl, stir together all of the dry ingredients and stir into the creamed mixture.
  6. Add the dried fruit and nuts and combine.
  7. Spoon approximately 1 heaping tablespoon of batter per cookie onto the prepared cookie sheet.
  8. Bake for approximately 11 minutes.
  9. Remove and cool the cookies on a baking rack.