Not-for-breakfast Pumpkin Cookies

Makes 15 large cookies

1/2 C butter
1/2 C white sugar
1 C pumpkin puree
1 small egg
1/2 t vanilla
1 C flour
1/2 t baking soda
1/2 t baking powder
1/4 t salt
1/2 t cinnamon

For the frosting:

3 T butter
1/4 C milk
1/2 C brown sugar
1 1/2 C powdered sugar
1/2 t vanilla

Cream butter and sugar. Add pumpkin, eggs, and vanilla. Combine flour, baking soda, baking powder, salt, and cinnamon. Add dry to wet.

For frosting:
While cookies cooking, combing butter, milk, and brown sugar in large saucepan. Boil for 2 minutes. Take off heat and COOL. Be sure not to add powdered sugar until mixture is COOL. Frost and serve.