Friday, March 6, 2009

Pumpkin Cookies

This recipe is from my mother-in-law, Gail. These yummy cookies are addictive! My husband says that anything is good when you spread cream cheese frosting on it! -Sarah

1 cup butter
1 cup sugar
1 t. vanilla
1 egg
1 cup pumpkin
2 1/2-3 cups flour
1 t. baking soda
1 t. cinnamon
1/2 t. nutmeg
1/4 t. ground ginger
1/2 t. salt

Cream Cheese Frosting
4 T. butter
4 oz. cream cheese, softened
1/2 t. vanilla
2 cups powdered sugar
-Beat butter and cream cheese, add vanilla and powdered sugar, beat to spreading consistency.
  • Cream butter, sugar, vanilla and egg. Beat until fluffy and add pumpkin.
  • Add dry ingredient until stiff dough forms.
  • Drop onto greased cookie sheets. Flatten slightly with fingers.
  • Bake at 350 degrees about 10 minutes.
  • Cool and frost with cream cheese frosting.

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