Rating: 4.5 stars
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  • 1 star values: 8

Soft, cake-like cookies with caramel icing.



Original recipe yields 18 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • 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.

  • Drop from spoon to cookie sheet. Bake 10 minutes at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

  • To Make Frosting: Cook butter, milk, and brown sugar until dissolved. Cool and add confectioners' sugar and vanilla. Spread over warm cookies.

Nutrition Facts

543 calories; protein 4.2g; carbohydrates 71.4g; fat 27.7g; cholesterol 31.4mg; sodium 376.6mg. Full Nutrition