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Pumpkin Cookies Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Linda Olson
Added: Wednesday, March 14, 2007

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 cups shortening
2 cups white sugar
2 cups canned pumpkin
2 eggs
2 teaspoons baking soda
1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon salt
4 cups flour
6 tablespoons butter
8 tablespoons milk
2 cups confectioners' sugar
1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1 cup packed brown sugar

Directions:
Directions:
Cream shortening, white sugar and pumpkin. Add eggs and mix well. Sift together the baking soda, cinnamon, salt and flour. Add to pumpkin mixture and mix well. Drop from spoon to cookie sheet. Bake 10-12 minutes at 350 degrees. To Make Frosting: Cook butter, milk and brown sugar until dissolved. Cool and add confectioners' sugar and vanilla. Spread over warm cookies.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
I add more confectioners' sugar to the frosting to give it a thicker texture.

 

 

 

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