Pumpkin Ginger Cookies

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"Delicious old-fashioned fall cookies with pumpkin, fresh ginger, walnuts and raisins. Found this recipe in an old Farmer's Almanac."
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  1. 1. Preheat oven to 350 and lightly grease cookie sheets.
  2. 2. Combine sugar, pumpkin, egg, ginger, sour cream and vanilla in food processor.
  3. 3. Process to a smooth puree.
  4. 4. Add the butter and process 8 more seconds.
  5. 6. Mix the flour baking soda, baking powder, salt, and cinnamon.
  6. 7. Stir the dry ingredients into the liquid in 2 stages just until blended.
  7. 8. Fold in the walnuts and currants.
  8. 9. Spoon tablespoons of dough on the baking sheets and bake for 15 minutes.
  9. 10. The cookies will still be soft to touch when they are done.
  10. Cool on the sheet for 2 minutes then transfer to a rack to finish cooling.
  11. Note: Do not substitute powdered ginger in the recipe as fresh ginger and powdered ginger are very different in flavor.