Pumpkin Cookies

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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