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Cream Cheese Frosted Pumpkin Cookies Recipe

  • Author: Mindee
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 12 minutes (per batch)
  • Total Time: 27 minutes
  • Yield: 3 dozen 1x
  • Category: Cookie
  • Method: Baking
  • Cuisine: American

Description

Soft pumpkin cookies topped with rich cream cheese frosting! Is your mouthwatering? These cream cheese frosted pumpkin cookies are a must have fall cookie!  


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Ingredients

Pumpkin Cookies

  • 1/2 Cup Butter (softened)
  • 1 1/2 Cups Sugar
  • 1 large Egg
  • 1 tsp Vanilla
  • 1 Cup Canned Pumpkin
  • 1 tsp Baking Soda
  • 1 tsp Baking Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 2 tsp Ground Cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp Ground Nutmeg
  • 1/8 tsp Ground Cloves
  • 2 1/4 Cups Flour

Cream Cheese Frosting

  • 8 oz. Cream Cheese (softened)
  • 1/4 Cup Butter (softened)
  • 1 tsp Vanilla
  • 4 Cups Powdered Sugar

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.  Line baking sheets with parchment paper or spray with non-stick cooking spray.
  2. In a mixing bowl, cream the butter and sugar.  Beat in the vanilla, eggs and canned pumpkin.
  3. Stir in the baking powder, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, nutmeg and cloves.  Mix in the flour until well combined.
  4. Scoop dough out by tablespoonfuls onto the prepared baking sheets.  Bake at 350 degrees for 12-14 minutes.  Cool on a wire rack.
  5. For the cream cheese frosting beat the cream cheese and butter together.  Then beat in the vanilla and powdered sugar.
  6. Frost cooled pumpkin cookies and store in the fridge.

Keywords: pumpkin recipes, pumpkin, pumpkin cookies

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