Pumpkin Cookies

Pumpkin Cookies

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Lynnda Cloutier

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@eatygourmet

This recipe is from Big Taste of Little Rock, a great little community cookbook.

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Ingredients

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    1 cup shortening
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    1 cup sugar
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    1 3/4 cups flour
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    1 tsp. baking powder
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    1 tsp. baking soda
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    1 tsp. cinnamon
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    1 tsp. allspice
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    1 egg
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    1/2 tsp. salt
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    1 cup pumpkin
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    1/2 cup chopped nuts, optional
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    1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • BROWN SUGAR FROSTING:

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    1 cup packed brown sugar
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    3 tbsp. margarine
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    1/4 cup milk
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    1 cup powdered sugar
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    1 tsp. vanilla extract

How to Make Pumpkin Cookies

Step-by-Step

  1. Cream shortening and sugar in mixing bowl until light and fluffy. Add flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, allspice and salt; mix until smooth. Mix in the egg, pumpkin, nuts and vanilla. Drop by small spoonfuls onto a lightly greased cookie sheet. Bake at 350 for 8 to 10 minutes or until golden brown. Bring brown sugar, margarine and milk just to a boil in pan, stirring to mix well. Cool for 1 hour or longer. Stir in the powdered sugar and vanilla. Spread over the cookies and let stand for 1 to 2 hours or until the frosting is set. Makes 2 dozen.
    Big Taste of Little Rock

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