Pumpkin Cookies with Cinnamon Cream Cheese Frosting

Pumpkin Cookies with Cinnamon Cream Cheese Frosting

Oh My! Move over chocolate chip, I have a new favorite cookie…Pumpkin Cookies with Cinnamon Cream Cheese Frosting. Never have I been much into pumpkin. I’ve kinda just passed on anything pumpkin. But, these…these are to die for. A soft flavorful perfect cookie, topped with a fluffy cream cheese frosting with a hint of cinnamon.

 

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Pumpkin Cookies with Cinnamon Cream Cheese Frosting
 
Ingredients
Pumpkin Cookies
  • 2½ cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon ground cloves
  • ½ teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ cup butter (1 stick), softened
  • 1½ cups sugar
  • 1 cup pumpkin puree
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 egg
Cinnamon Cream Cheese Frosting
  • ½ cup butter (1 stick), softened
  • ½ cup cream cheese, softened
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350º.
  2. In a medium bowl, mix flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, cloves, nutmeg and salt. Set aside.
  3. In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar. Add pumpkin and vanilla and mix until smooth. Mix in the egg.
  4. Slowly add the dry ingredients until completely mixed.
  5. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  6. Drop large spoons of cookie dough (slightly flatten tops) onto the prepared cookie sheet. You will probably need to bake in two batches.
  7. Bake each sheet separately for 15-20 minutes, until lightly golden.
  8. Transfer to cooling rack.
Prepare frosting while cooling.
  1. In a medium bowl, cream butter and cream cheese.
  2. Slowly add powdered sugar and mix until thick. Add more or less powdered sugar to achieve desired consistency.
  3. Add cinnamon and vanilla.
  4. Spread frosting on top of the cooled pumpkin cookies.

Pumpkin Cookies with Cinnamon Cream Cheese Frosting Pumpkin Cookies with Cinnamon Cream Cheese Frosting

Ok. This week I have been contemplating buying a Kitchen-Aid mixer in some real cool color. That would have came in handy while making these cookies. I guess the mixer will go to the top of my ToBuyList.

Pumpkin Cookies with Cinnamon Cream Cheese Frosting

Pumpkin Cookies with Cinnamon Cream Cheese Frosting
 

Enjoy, Jerry & Roni

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