CARAMEL PUMPKIN COOKIES

 

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Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 cup canned solid pack pumpkin
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 1 tsp. cinamon
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 2-1/2 cups powdered sugar

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Cream 1 cup butter, 1/2 cup brown and 1/2 cup sugar in a large bowl until fluffy.
  • Add pumpkin, egg and vanilla.
  • Beat well to combine.
  • Stir in flour, baking powder and soda, cinnamon, and salt until blended.
  • Drop cookie dough by teaspoons onto ungreased cookie sheets and bake at 350 degrees 10-14 minutes until set.
  • Cool on wire racks.
  • For frosting, combine butter and brown sugar in a small saucepan and bring to a boil.
  • Cook and stir one minute until slightly thickened.
  • Remove pan from heat and cool slightly.
  • Add milk and stir until smooth.
  • Add powdered sugar to make desired spreading consistency.
  • Frost cookies. 4 dozen cookies

Notes

The caramel frosting is wonderful on these cookies. Use orange and black sprinkles to decorate, or try pumpkin candies or gummy bugs. Or you can use colored decorator frosting available in stores and draw pumpkin faces on the cookies after the frosting is set.

Categories: Cookies  Halloween 

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