Total Time
Prep 45 mins
Cook 10 mins

From Taste of Home. It comes with a wonderful cinnamon frosting!! Make these during the fall! NOTE: This recipe makes a lot of cookies! So make sure you have plenty of helpers to eat these!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In large mixing bowl, cream shortening and sugar; beat in pumpkin, eggs and milk.
  2. Combine the flour, baking soda, cinnamon, salt, allspice and cloves; gradually add to creamed mixture.
  3. Drop by tablespoonfuls 2-inches apart onto greased baking sheets.
  4. Bake at 375° for 10-13 minutes or until lighty browned. Remove to wire racks to cool completely.
  5. In small mixing bowl, combine the frosting ingredients; beat until smooth. Frost cookies. Store in the refrigerator.
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Wonderful recipe and easy to make. My DH, SS, and DD loved the cookies. I used a cream cheese icing recipe I found on this site for on them, sorry I do not have the number. It complimented them perfectly. Thank you for a great recipe!

Jenn K. October 05, 2009