Old-Fashioned Pumpkin Cookies

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With the autumn season fast approaching, pumpkins will be everywhere. From pumpkin pie, pumpkin bread, pumpkin soup, to pumpkin spice lattes! I hope you try these cookies and PINCH!!


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Serves:

Yields: 36 cookies

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

15 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

2 1/2 c
all purpose flour
1 tsp
baking soda
1 tsp
baking soda
1 tsp
cinnamon, ground
1/2 tsp
nutmeg
1/2 tsp
salt
1 1/2 c
sugar
1 c
canned pure pumpkin
1 large
egg
1 tsp
vanilla extract

CREAM CHEESE FROSTING

1/2 c
butter, unsalted, room temp.
1/2 c
cream cheese, room temperature
2-3 c
confectioners' sugar, sifted
1 tsp
vanilla extract
1-2 Tbsp
light cream, opt.

IN A MEDIUM BOWL, CREAM BUTTER AND CREAM CHEESE TOGETHER. SLOWLY ADD POWDERED SUGAR AND MIX WITH AN ELECTRIC MIXER UNTIL THICK AND CREAMY, ADD VANILLA. ADD ENOUGH LIGHT CREAM FOR SPREADING CONSISTENCY.

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 350° F. Grease baking sheets or line with parchment paper.
2
In a medium mixing bowl, combine, sifting together flour, baking soda, baking powder, cinnamon, nutmeg and salt.
3
Beat sugar and butter in large mixer bowl until well blended. Beat in pumpkin, egg and vanilla extract until smooth.
4
Gradually beat in flour mixture.
5
Drop by rounded tablespoon onto prepared baking sheets.
6
Bake for 15 to 18 minutes, or until the edges are firm.
7
Cool on baking sheets for 2 minutes; remove to wire racks to cool completely.
8
When cookies are cooled, frost cookies using an offset spatula.

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