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MELT-IN-YOUR-MOUTH-PUMPKIN COOKIES Recipe

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Contributor:  
Mom

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 c softened butter
1 c granualated sugar
1 t baking powder
1 t baking soda
1/2 t salt
1/2 t cinnamon
1/2 nutmeg
1 egg
1 t vanilla
1/2 15 oz can pumpkin
2 c flour

FROSTING
1/2 c butter
1/2 c brown sugar
1/4 c milk
1 t vanilla
3-4 c powdered sugar
ground cinnamon to sprinkle on top

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat over 350. In a large bowl beat 2 c butter with electric mixer on medium speed for 30 seconds. Add granulated sugar, baking powder, baking soda, salt,1 t cinnamon and the nutmeg. Beat until combined. Beat in the eggs and 2 t vanilla until combined. Beat in the pumpkin. Beat in as much of the flour as you can with the mixer. Stir in remaining flour with a wooden spoon.

Drop dough by heaping teaspoons 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheets. Bake for 10-12 minutes until tops are set. Transfer to wire racks nd cool.

For FROSTING- in a small saucepan heat the 1/2 c butter and brown sugar until melted and smooth. Transfer to medium bowl. Stir in milk and1 t vanilla. Beat in powdered sugar until smooth. Spread frosting on cookies. Sprinkle with additional cinnamon if desired.

Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
30 minutes, 10 minutes per batch

 

 

 

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