9 Amazingly Tasty Treats to Make This Fall

  

3. Pumpkin Cookies

Pumpkin cookies will perfectly match a hot cup of tea or coffee in cold autumn evenings. If you treat your friends or colleagues to it, they will definitely ask for some more. Wouldn`t it be the best compliment for you?

  • Cuisine: American;
  • Category: Desserts, Baking;
  • Serves: 6-8;
  • Prep Time: 15 min;
  • Cook time: 35 min;
  • Nutrition Per Serving: 125;

Ingredients:

Cookies:

  • 2 cups of flour
  • 1 teaspoon of baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon of baking soda
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons of pumpkin pie spice
  • 1/2 teaspoon of salt
  • 1 stick of softened unsalted butter
  • 1 1/4 cups of sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 teaspoon of pure vanilla extract
  • 1 cup of canned pumpkin puree
  • 2 tablespoons of minced candied ginger

Glaze:

  • 1 cup of confectioners’ sugar
  • 2 tablespoons of melted unsalted butter
  • 1 tablespoon of milk

Directions:

Cover 3 baking sheets with parchment paper and preheat the oven to 350°F. Combine flour, baking powder, soda, salt and pumpkin pie spice in a small bowl. In another larger bowl beat the butter and sugar with a mixer until sugar dissolves. Add there the egg, vanilla, candied ginger and pumpkin puree. After it pour the mixed flour into the bowl and mix well.

Take a ice cream scoop or a tablespoon and place the batter on prepared sheets in equal portions. Smooth the tops with a bit wet finger. Bake the cookies for 15 minutes until risen and hard.

In another bowl mix the butter, confectioner`s sugar, milk until very smooth. Glaze the cookies while they are warm, pouring one tablespoon of glaze at every. When they get cool, cookies are ready to serve.

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