Grandma's Old Fashioned Soft Pumpkin Cookies

Kathie Carr Recipe

By Kathie Carr kathiecc

This is an old recipe for some GREAT cookies. Grandma often had a cookies jar full of these.


Recipe Rating:
 3 Ratings
Serves:
24
Prep Time:
Cook Time:

Ingredients

COOKIES:
1 c
flour
1 tsp
baking powder
1 tsp
baking soda
1/2 tsp
salt
1 tsp
cinnamon
1/2 tsp
nutmeg
1/2 c
butter, softened
Find more recipes at goboldwithbutter.com
1 1/2 c
sugar
1 c
solid pack pumpkin (like libby's)
1
egg
1 tsp
vanilla
1/2 c
optional: nuts, raisins, or chocolate chips
GLAZE:
2 c
powdered sugar
3 Tbsp
milk
1 Tbsp
melted butter
Find more recipes at goboldwithbutter.com
1 tsp
vanilla
Kitchen Crew

Janet got "Chocolate Covered Cherry Mice"

You observe situations before diving in, choosing words and actions wisely. You're the loyal friend and...

TAKE THE QUIZ and find out what Halloween treat you are!

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Cookies:
In medium bowl, combine flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cinnamon and nutmeg. Set aside. In large mixing bowl, cream butter, egg and vanilla; beat until light and creamy. Add dry ingredients; mix well. (OPTIONAL: Add 1/2 cup nuts, raisins, OR chocolate chips.) Drop by rounded tablespoon onto greased cookie sheets. Smooth tops of cookies. Bake in preheated 350 degree oven for 15-20 minutes, or until lightly browned. Cool on wire racks. Drizzle with glaze. Makes 2-3 dozen cookies
2
Glaze:
In small bowl, combine 2 cups sifted powdered sugar, 3 tablespoons milk, 1 tablespoon melted butter or margarine, and 1 teaspoon vanilla extract. Blend until smooth.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
  • Comments

  • 1-5 of 6
  • user
    Raquel Aguilar Raquel75 - Jun 21, 2012
    the picture alone made me drool! this is on top of my "to bake next list" :) thanks for sharing!!!
  • user
    Nikki Bales nikkib76 - Sep 12, 2012
    Just made these last night and they came out delicious. The directions skipped when to add the pumpkin though. I added it with the wet ingredients and it took forever to break everything down and splattered. I'm guessing it should've been added after the butter, vanilla and egg? I didn't make the glaze, but sprinkled with cinnamon sugar before putting in oven and pushed a Pumpkin Spice Hershey's Kiss on top right when they came out. YUM
  • user
    Cloudy Watson Cloudy_Watson - Oct 18, 2012
    I tried this recipe and say it's Family Tested & Approved!
  • user
    Cloudy Watson Cloudy_Watson - Oct 18, 2012
    I love old "Grandma" recipes b-cuz they are always soooo good! Love these!
    TYVM for sharing this treasure with us! :)
  • user
    Vince Brotherton Vince - May 28, 2013
    Made these yesterday. It not only doesn't tell you when to put the pumpkin in, it doesn't tell you what size can. I had a larger can so used that but not all of it. Came out with too strong of a pumkin taste and not enough sweet or spice. I am guessing I should have used a small can of pumpkin and will try rounded measurements on cinnamon and nutmeg next time.