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Pumpkin Cookies V

Rated as 4.59 out of 5 Stars

"Soft, cake-like cookies with caramel icing."
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Ingredients

servings 543 cals
Original recipe yields 18 servings (3 dozen)

Directions

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  1. Cream shortening, white sugar and pumpkin. Add eggs and mix well. Sift together the baking soda, ground cinnamon, salt and flour. Add to pumpkin mixture and mix well.
  2. Drop from spoon to cookie sheet. Bake 10 minutes at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  3. To Make Frosting: Cook butter, milk, and brown sugar until dissolved. Cool and add confectioners' sugar and vanilla. Spread over warm cookies.

Footnotes

  • Tip
  • Parchment can be used for easier cleanup/removal from the pan.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 543 calories; 27.7 g fat; 71.4 g carbohydrates; 4.2 g protein; 31 mg cholesterol; 377 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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Delicious! Everyone loves them!! I just have a word of advice for those who are making them for the first time. You have to sort of help the cookies take their shape. When you are dropping them ...

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I should have known when the recipe called for shortening and not butter that these would not be the tastiest cookies. They were blah, and without the frosting they would have been almost inedi...

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Delicious! Everyone loves them!! I just have a word of advice for those who are making them for the first time. You have to sort of help the cookies take their shape. When you are dropping them ...

I am an expert pumpkin bread maker, but never made pumpkin cookies until now. I was skeptical.. but am now a believer! Goodness! I might just like these MORE than pupkin bread! They are similar ...

This is the most incredible soft cookie. Sooo delicious, even better than pumpkin pie. I pour the glaze into a squeeze bottle for ease and speed in glazing these little gems. Then I just driz...

These cookies are really good! These are like little iced cakes, similar to a little debbie treat. Very mild flavor, my teenager devoured these like there was no tommorrow, but I thought they co...

I absolutely loved this recipe I and everyone else couldnt get enough. The only thing i would suggest is add a little more pumpkin. These cookies baked for about 15 minutes in my oven instead o...

These cookies are wonderful! They just melt-in-your-mouth. I kept the frosting warm as I was using it and just dipped the tops of the cookies in the frosting. Kids love them too!

These cookies are very good and I too used a squeeze bottle to drizzle the icing. I used fresh pumpkin which tasted very good but the cookies spread a bit more than I would have liked so if you ...

wow. i made these for a party and LITERALLY had to hide them from my family so they wouldn't get eaten up! i used pumpkin spice instead of cinnamon and i suggest drizzling the frosting over the ...

These just came out of the oven -- they smell awesome and taste just as good. I made my cookies with about 2 Tbs. of batter and they needed to cook for about 16 minutes. The batter yielded abo...