By: Miranda Zeien
-Vitamin A, C, and E
Pumpkin chocolate chip cookies
1-1/2 tsp. baking soda
1/4 tsp. salt
3/4 cup butter or margarine, softened
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1/2 cup packed brown sugar
1 tsp. pumpkin pie spice
1 cup canned pumpkin
1 tsp. vanilla
1 cup BAKER'S Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chunks
1 cup chopped PLANTERS Walnuts
Heat oven to 375°F.
Mix flour, baking soda and salt. Beat butter, sugars and pumpkin spice in large bowl with mixer until light and fluffy. Add egg, pumpkin and vanilla; mix well. Gradually beat in flour mixture until well blended. Stir in chocolate and nuts.
Drop by heaping tablespoonfuls, 2 inches apart, onto baking sheets.
Bake 12 to 13 min. or until lightly browned. Cool on baking sheets 1 min.; remove to wire racks. Cool completely
History of Pumpkins
-Pumpkins are believed to have originated in Central America over 7,500 years ago
-They were the first crops grown for humans to eat in North America
-The name pumpkin came from the Greek word for "large melon"
-You can eat every part of the pumpkin:
-Pumpkins. Photography. Encyclopædia Britannica ImageQuest. Web. 5 Dec 2015.