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Iced Pumpkin Cookies Recipe

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This recipe for Iced Pumpkin Cookies, by , is from Calder Cuisine, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Katie Neuenswander Brown


1 c. shortening
1 c. sugar
1 1/2 c. pumpkin
1 egg
2 c. flour
1 tsp. baking soda
1 tsp. cinnamon
1/2 tsp. salt
1 c. butterscotch chips

3 T. butter
4 tsp. milk
1/2 c. brown sugar
1 c. powdered sugar
3/4 tsp. vanilla

Preheat oven to 375. Cream sugar and shortening together then add pumpkin and egg. Mix dry ingredients together and add to mixture. Drop on cookie sheet. Bake for 10-12 minutes. Let cool on cookie sheet while making the icing. To prepare icing cook butter, milk and brown sugar in a small saucepan over low heat until sugar dissolves. Let cool slightly and add the powdered sugar and vanilla. Ice cookies while frosting is still warm.




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