Light As Air Frosted Pumpkin Cookies

Total Time
Prep 25 mins
Cook 15 mins

These are so airy, and so good. I got this recipe fro my MIL and she is a great cook.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven 375.
  2. In a large bowl, mix in low speed the following until creamed.
  3. granulated sugar,pumpkin,shortening,1 teaspoon vanilla.
  4. Slowly mix in by hand your, flour,salt,baking powder,baking soda,cinnamon.Once well mixed. Drop dough by heaping teaspoons onto ungreased cookie sheet. Bake 375 for 8-15 minutes (keep checking,since time will vary depending on cookie size)Look for a light golden brown.
  5. Take out and let rest at room temperature til cooled.Then frost, recipe follows.
  6. In a med size saucepan brown 1/4 cup butter.Take off heat mix in 1 teaspoon vanilla,powdered sugar,and thin out with milk.You can now frost immediately.


Most Helpful

These cookies were AWESOME! My husband asks me over and over when I will be making them again! I used margarine as I didn't have unsalted butter but they were still great!

Azia's Mommy August 03, 2008

These cookies were light and airy as described. They had a pretty good flavor, although my personal taste would have allowed for more pumpkin flavor.

SphynxCat29 October 26, 2005

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