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Pumpkin Cookies

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup unsalted butter
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup pumpkin puree
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp. baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1 1/2 tsp. pumpkin pie spice

Frosting Ingredients:

  • 2 cups confectioner's sugar
  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 3 tbsp. milk
  • 1/2 tsp. pumpkin pie spice

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.  Line baking sheets with parchment paper.
  2. In the bowl of a stand mixer, cream butter and sugar until fluffy.  Add pumpkin, egg, and vanilla and mix.
  3. In a separate bowl, mix flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, and pumpkin pie spice and add to butter mixture.  Mix until combined.
  4. Drop dough by tbsp onto parchment paper 2" apart.  Bake for about 15 minutes  and allow to cool completely before frosting.
  5. Meanwhile, cream confectioner's sugar and butter until smooth.  Add remaining ingredients and beat until smooth.  If frosting is too thin, add confectioner's sugar or if too thick, add more milk.  Spread frosting over each cookie.  Allow to dry before serving.
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