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Kaye's Pumpkin Cookies with Brown Sugar Icing

fluffy warm cookies with a delicious buttery icing.

Servings: 4 dozen
Author: Kadee
Ingredients
Cookies
  • 1 1/2 cups Sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups Shortening
  • 1 1/2 cups 1 - 15oz can Canned Pumpkin (not pumpkin pie filling)
  • 2 Eggs
  • 3 cups Flour
  • 1 1/2 tsp Cinnamon
  • 1 1/2 tsp Baking Soda
  • 3/4 tsp Salt
Frosting
  • 3 TBSP Butter
  • 1/2 cup Dark Brown Sugar
  • 1 tsp Vanilla
  • 5 tsp Milk
  • 1 cup Powdered Sugar
Instructions
Cookies
  1. Cream together the shortening and sugar, add pumpkin, eggs, and cinnamon.

  • Stir in baking soda, salt and flour. 

  • Drop by the tablespoon onto a baking sheet (I use an ice cream scoop) and bake for 12-14 minutes at 350 degrees.
  • Transfer to wire rack and cool for 15 minutes.
  • Spread frosting over cookies and let cool completely before serving.
  • FrostingBeat all ingredients together with an electric mixer until smooth.