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Iced Pumpkin Cookie Recipe
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Iced Pumpkin Cookies

Basic recipe for Iced Pumpkin Cookies that makes such a moist cookie it melts in your mouth! Easy Thanksgiving Day dessert idea.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Total Time 47 minutes
Servings 20 cookies

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 15 oz. can of pumpkin puree
  • 2 3/4 cups Flour
  • 1 Tablespoon Baking Powder
  • 1 teaspoon Cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  • With an electric mixer, beat the brown sugar, eggs, shortening, and pumpkin.
  • In a separate bowl, whisk flour, baking powder, cinnamon, nutmeg and salt.
  • Slowly add dry ing. to pumpkin mixture.
  • Beat well. Fold in walnuts by hand.
  • With a 2 in. scoop, put onto cookie sheets.
  • Bake 12 - 15 min.
  • Cookies are done when tops crack and bottoms are lightly browned.
  • Ice when completely cool.
  • Icing: Stir 1/2 cup softened butter with 1 1/2 cups powdered sugar. Add 2 tablespoons milk. Stir until smooth. Add more milk, 1 tablespoon at a time, until desired consistency.