Grandma's Old Fashioned Soft Pumpkin Cookies Recipe
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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.

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Rating:
Serves:
24
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
15 Min

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
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
1 tsp
vanilla

Directions Step-By-Step

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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
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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