Guenther House Pumpkin Spice Cookies

 ½ cup - unsalted butter, softened
 1 cup - brown sugar, packed
 1 cup - sugar
 2 ea - eggs, large
 ½ cup - pumpkin, canned
 ½ tsp - vanilla extract
 1 tsp - baking soda
 ½ tsp - salt
 ¾ tsp - cinnamon
 1 ½ cups - Pioneer Brand® Pumpkin Spice Pancake Mix
 1 cup - Pioneer Brand® All-Purpose Flour
 3 cups - old fashioned oatmeal
 ½ cup - pecans, chopped

1

Preheat oven to 350°F and lightly grease cookie sheet or line with parchment paper to prevent sticking.

2

With an electric mixer using paddle attachment, cream together shortening and sugars until smooth.

3

Add eggs, pumpkin and vanilla extract and blend until smooth.

4

In a separate bowl, blend together baking soda, salt, cinnamon, pancake mix and flour.

5

Gently fold dry ingredient mixture into wet mixture to combine.

6

Fold in oatmeal and pecans. Do not over mix.

7

Allow batter to chill about 30 minutes.

8

Place tablespoon sized scoops onto prepared cookie sheet and bake for about 11-13 minutes or until golden brown.

9

Allow to cool before serving