Cream Cheese-N-Spice Frosted Pumpkin Cookies
 
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Serves: 36
Ingredients
FOR THE COOKIES:
  • 1 c. butter
  • 1 c. brown sugar
  • 1 c. pure pumpkin
  • 1 egg
  • 1 t. vanilla
  • 2 c. flour
  • 1 t. cinnamon
  • ½ t. allspice
  • ½ t. cloves
  • ½ t. ground ginger
  • ½ t. nutmeg
  • 1 t. baking soda
  • 1 t. baking powder
  • ½ t. salt
  • (You can substitute Pumpkin Pie Spice for the spices for both the frosting (1 t.) and the cookies (1 T.) in a pinch)
FOR THE FROSTING:
  • 8 ounces, Cream Cheese
  • ½ cups Unsalted Butter, Room Temperature
  • 4 cups Sifted Powdered Sugar
  • 1 teaspoon Pure Vanilla Extract
  • ½ t. Cinnamon
  • ½ t. Allspice
  • ½ t. cloves
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Set out ½ cup of butter and cream cheese to come to room temperature (for frosting).
  2. For the cookies: Mix together the butter and brown sugar until light and fluffy. Add pumpkin, egg and vanilla. In a separate bowl, mix together next 8 ingredients until blended. Slowly add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients and mix well. Scoop onto parchment lined baking sheet and bake for 12 minutes.
  3. For the frosting: Sift powdered sugar. Cream together the butter and cream cheese until fluffy. Add the vanilla and spices. Slowly add the powdered sugar. Frost cookies.
Recipe by Dishin & Dishes at https://www.dishinanddishes.com/cream-cheese-n-spice-frosted-pumpkin-cookies/