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How to Bake Squash Cookies

Squash cookies?? Any squash or pumpkin puree will do in this versatile recipe that bakes up as a spongy, cake-like consistency cookie. For a variation, try adding raisins, cranberries, other berries, butterscotch chips or whatever appeals to your tastes!
Preheat oven to 350F.

1/2 c butter
2 c flour
1 egg
1/4 c molasses
1/3 c brown sugar
1 c squash puree (or pumpkin)
2 tsp baking powder
1 tsp vanilla
2-3 tsp cinnamon
*optional up to 1 cup additive such as raisins, etc.
Scoop onto ungreased pans in 1 inch scoops. Bake 12 minutes.

How to make squash puree:
How to make brown sugar:

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[Applause][Music][Music]it’s easy from Canterbury trails farmtoday I’m in the kitchen and we’re goingto be making squash cookies and I knowthat’s might sound really strange butjust sort of think of like pumpkin pieand pumpkin and squash all sort of thesame thing and in fact this recipe is soversatile you can use any kind of squashand you’re gonna get the same results ifyou do so use pumpkin in place of likeacorn squash or hook crookneck squash oryellow squash or summer squash wintersquash any of this Goliath if you usepumpkin you’re gonna get a little bitmore of a pumpkin taste because squashwill assume more of the flavors of theother ingredients but it’s still allgood today I’m going to be using acornsquash puree I had a lot of it that Ifroze over the early fall and summer andso I’m going to be using the acornsquash here right so the first thing youneed to do is pre-heat your oven tothree to start with you’re gonna needtwo cups of flour I’m gonna need 1/2 acup of butter or one stick one egg I’mgonna need over 1/3 cup of brown sugarI’m going to need 2 teaspoons ofcinnamonyou can get away with 1/3 if you reallylike your simin going to be 2 teaspoonsof baking powder I need 1 teaspoon ofvanilla I’m gonna need one cup of squashpuree and you’re gonna need 1/4 to 1/3cup of molasses I’m just going to use1/4 I don’t know about you but I have tokeep my molasses bagged up in the pantryor the sugar ants to find them and theyget all up under the rim and they getsomehow they managed to get into the jarthose are gonna need a shaker ofcinnamon and I use it we’re gonna do itin one-inch scoops so I used like atablespoon measurelet’s get that mixed upyouyougive a sprinkle of cinnamon sugar[Music]those cookies are out I’m havingproblems keeping him in the ball said Isaid no more cookie eating cookies untilI get them all video done so they’vebeen disappearing here yeah spongy andlike that they’re really like a goodalmost like a cross between a cookie anda scone and they’re really a good Ithink a coffee cookie variations wouldbe to add Burrell fall tree some driedcranberries and butterscotch chips aregood or raisins would be the old standbybut I just wanted to use up minepureed that I had and this was a quickrecipe and this has been Angie with thesquash cookiesand I hope you enjoyed this recipethanks for joining me[Music][Music][Music]

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