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Old-Fashioned Soft Pumpkin Cookies

Old-Fashioned Soft Pumpkin Cookies

 
Prep time 10 minutes
Cook time 18 minutes
Ready in 38 minutes
Makes 3 dozen cookies

Ingredients

  • 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
  • 1/2 cup butter (1 stick), softened
  • 1 cup Libby’s® 100% Pure Pumpkin
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • glaze (recipe follows)
 

Directions

1. Preheat oven to 350oF. Grease baking sheets.
2. Combine flour, baking soda, baking powder, 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.
3. 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. Drizzle glaze over cookies.

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

Notes

For a variation add 1/2 cup chocolate chips or nuts to the recipe.