Pumpkin Cookies

Lately I’ve found myself putting pumpkin into everything, lattes, soups and even my favorite veggie curry dish. So it was only a matter of time before the pumpkin found it’s way into my desserts. Here’s an amazing recipe from Better Homes & Gardens:

Ingredients

2 cups butter, softened
2 cups granulated sugar
2 teaspoons baking powder
2 teaspoons baking soda
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
2 eggs
2 teaspoons vanilla
1 15-ounce can pumpkin
4 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 cup butter
1/2 cup packed brown sugar
1/4 cup milk
1 teaspoon vanilla
2-3/4 cups powdered sugar
Ground cinnamon (optional)

Directions

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. In a large bowl, beat 2 cups butter with an electric mixer on medium to high speed for 30 seconds. Add granulated sugar, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, and nutmeg. Beat until combined, scraping bowl occasionally. Add eggs and 2 teaspoons vanilla; beat until combined. Beat in pumpkin. Beat in as much of the flour as you can with the mixer. Using a wooden spoon, stir in any remaining flour.

2. Drop dough by heaping teaspoons 2 inches apart on an ungreased cookie sheet. Bake in the preheated oven for 10 to 12 minutes or until tops are set. Transfer cookies to a wire rack; let cool.

3. In a small saucepan, heat 1/2 cup butter and brown sugar until melted and smooth. Transfer to a medium bowl. Stir in milk and 1 teaspoon vanilla. Beat in powdered sugar until smooth. Spread frosting on cookies. If desired, sprinkle with additional cinnamon. Makes about 60 cookies.

Nauticalโ˜ธWheeler

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4 Comments

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4 responses to “Pumpkin Cookies

  1. These look delightful!!! Thanks for visiting my blog and for the lovely comment. ๐Ÿ™‚

    xoxo

  2. Looks delicious. I’ve been having a lot of pumpkin pancakes recently, and they are amazing!

  3. joannaeva

    oh my gosh! LOVE THESE!

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