Drop Cookies Pumpkin Cookies by Kamsy

Posted by: Kamsy 09-22-99 6:26 PM

Pumpkin Cookies

2 c.flour
1 t.baking powder
1 t. baking soda
1 t. cinnamon
1/2 t. salt
1/2 c. chopped nuts (opt)
1 c. shortening
1 c. sugar
1 c. cooked & mashed, or canned pumpkin
1 egg


Preheat oven to 350 F and grease cookie sheet.

Sift dry ingredients together.

Combine last 4 ingredients and add to dry mixture.

Stir gently to form smooth batter.

Drop by teaspoonsful on a greased cookie sheet.

Bake in preheated 350 oven for 10-12 minutes.


Frosting
3 T. butter
4 T. milk
1/2 c. brown sugar
1 c. confectioner's sugar
1 t.vanilla

Boil butter, milk and brown sugar, stirring constantly for 2 minutes; cool.

Add confectioner's sugar and vanilla and beat until well combined.

Spread on cooled cookies.



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