Old-Fashioned Pumpkin Cookies


2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
1 cup canned pumpkin
1 large egg
2 teaspoons vanilla extract, divided
2 cups sifted powdered sugar
3 tablespoons milk
1 tablespoon melted butter


Preheat oven to 350 F. Grease baking sheets.

Combine flour, baking soda, baking power, cinnamon, nutmeg and salt in medium bowl. beat sugar and butter in large mixer bowl until well blended.

Beat in pumpkin, egg and vanilla extract until smooth. Gradually beat in flour mixture.

Drop by rounded tablespoon onto prepared baking sheets. Bake for 15 to 18 minutes or until edges are firm.

Cool on baking sheets for 2 minutes; remove to wire racks to cool completely.

For glaze: Combine 2 cups sifted powdered sugar, 3 tablespoons milk, 1 tablespoon melted butter and 1 teaspoon vanilla extract in small bowl until smooth. Drizzle Glaze over cookies.

Notes: Makes 3 dozen.
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Uploaded by: Kelly Fowler
Added on: 2006-10-19 16:02:10