Pumpkin Spice Cookies

Great and different way to bake with pumpkin

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Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 
20 minutes
Total Time: 
45 minutes

Recipe

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Yield
Servings
Prep time20 minutes
Recipe CategoriesCookies

Ingredients

Cookies

2 1⁄2Cupall purpose flour
1Teaspoonbaking powder
1Teaspoonbaking soda
2Teaspoonground cinnamon
1⁄2Teaspoonground nutmeg
1⁄2Teaspoonground clove
1⁄2Teaspoonsalt
1⁄2Cupbutter
1⁄2Cupgranulated sugar
1Cuppumpkin puree
1eachegg
1Teaspoonvanilla extract

Frosting

2Cuppowdered sugar
3Tablespoonmilk
1Tablespoonmelted butter
1Teaspoonvanilla extract

Instructions

Cookies

  1. Preheat oven to 350°.
  2. Combine flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves and salt and set aside.
  3. Cream the butter and granulated sugar together until light and fluffy.
  4. Add in the pumpkin, egg, and 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract and mix until well blended.
  5. Add in the dry ingredients and mix until combined.
  6. Drop cookies onto a cookie sheet and flatten slightly.
  7. Bake for 15-20 minutes.
  8. Cool completely.

Frosting

  1. Mix the powdered sugar, milk, melted butter and vanilla extract together until completely blended.
  2. You may need to add more milk to reach a spreadable consistency.
  3. Dip cookies into the frosting or drizzle with a fork.
  4. Allow the cookies to set out for about 30 minutes to let the frosting harden.
  5. Then store in an airtight container up to one week.

Notes

For extra crunchy cookies you can add two eggs instead of one and add 10 minutes to the total cooking time.

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