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Iced Pumpkin Cookies


Ingredients

  • 2 cups shortening
  • 2 cups white sugar
  • 2 cups canned pumpkin
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 6 tablespoons butter
  • 8 tablespoons milk
  • 2 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Prepare frosting:
    1. Cook butter, milk, and brown sugar until dissolved. 
    2. Cool and add confectioners' sugar and vanilla. 
  3. Cookies:
    1. Cream shortening, white sugar and pumpkin. 
    2. Add eggs and mix well. 
    3. Sift together the baking soda, ground cinnamon, salt and flour. 
    4. Add to pumpkin mixture and mix well.
    5. Drop from spoon to cookie sheet. 
    6. Bake 10 minutes at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
    7. Let cookies sit on cookie sheet for a minute.
    8. Place cookies on cooling rack for another minute or so.
    9. Move cookies to waxed paper.
  4. Spread cooled glaze frosting over warm cookies.
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