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Tuesday, November 2, 2010

Pumpkin Pie Cookies

Ingredients:
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 3 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1 1/2 cups white sugar
  • 1 cup fresh or canned pumpkin puree
  • 1 egg
  • 2 teaspoon vanilla extract
Frosting:
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 3 tablespoons milk
  • 2 tablespoons melted butter
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
Directions:
1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Combine flour, baking powder, baking soda, pie spice and salt.
 
2. In a large bowl, cream together the 1/2 cup of butter and white sugar. Add pumpkin puree, egg and vanilla and beat until creamy. Mix in dry ingredients. Drop on cookie sheet by tablespoonfuls.

3. Bake for 12-15 minutes in the preheated oven. Let cool.

Frosting:
Combine confectioners' sugar, milk, 2 tablespoons melted butter and 1 teaspoon vanilla. Add sugar or milk as needed to achieve desired consistency.
 
Some like to drizzle the cookies, I prefer a frosting consistency.

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