September Recipe of the Month – Pumpkin Spice Cookies with Cinnamon Cream Cheese Frosting

By September 14, 2018Uncategorized

With fall well on its way, what better way to celebrate than with some freshly baked pumpkin spice cookies?

Yield: 3 dozen cookies

Cook time: 15 minutes

Ingredients:

Pumpkin Spice Cookies:

  • 1/2 Cup Butter (Sweet Cream Salted)
  • 1 Cup Sugar
  • 2 Eggs
  • 1 Cup Canned Pumpkin
  • 2 Cups Flour
  • 4 tsp. Baking Powder
  • 1 tsp. Salt
  • 2 1/2 tsp. Cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp. Nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp. Ginger
  • 1 Cup Chopped Walnuts or Pecans (optional)
  • Cookie Sheets
  • Parchment Paper

Cinnamon Cream Cheese Frosting:

  • 1/2 Cup Butter (Sweet Cream Salted)
  • 8 oz. block of Cream Cheese
  • 3 tsp. Vanilla
  • 4 cups Powdered Sugar
  • 1 tsp. Cinnamon

Directions:

Pumpkin Spice Cookies:

  1. In a mixer cream the butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
  2. Add eggs and pumpkin and mix well.
  3. Sift flour, baking powder, salt and spices together and fold into cookie batter.
  4. Mix until well blended.
  5. Drop a spoonful of the cookie batter onto a cookie sheet.
  6. Bake in a 350 degree oven for approximately 15 minutes.
  7. Allow to cool.
  8. Frost with Cinnamon Cream Cheese Frosting

Cinnamon Cream Cheese Frosting:

  1. Beat cream cheese, butter and vanilla in a mixer until blended.
  2. Add powered sugar a cup at a time and continue to mix until sugar is incorporated.
  3. Finally, add cinnamon.

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