These Soft Pumpkin Cookies with Brown Sugar Icing are a fall favorite. Savory pumpkin, warm cinnamon, and a deep and sweet brown sugar frosting come together for the perfect autumn dessert. Make ahead and freeze, or eat straight out of the oven.
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Cream together the shortening and sugar.
Add pumpkin, eggs, and cinnamon. Mix to combine.
Add flour, baking soda, and salt. Mix until well combined.
Drop by the tablespoon onto a baking sheet.
Bake for 12-14 minutes at 350 degrees. Until cookies are set.
Transfer to wire rack to cool.
In a medium mixing bowl cream together butter and brown sugar.
Add powdered sugar, vanilla, and milk. Mix until smooth.
Add more milk, by the tsp, to thin out the frosting.