Pumpkin Cookies

  • ½ c. butter
  • 1 ½ c. brown sugar
  • 1 c. cooked, mashed pumpkin
  • 1 t. salt
  • 1 t. cinnamon
  • ½ t. allspice
  • ½ t. ginger
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 t. vanilla
  • 2 ½ c. flour
  • 3 t. baking powder
  • ½ c. walnuts

Cream butter and sugar, beat in eggs, add pumpkin and vanilla.  Mix dry ingredients, add to creamed mixture, and stir in nuts.  Spoon onto greased cookie sheets, 2 inches apart, in round spoonfuls.  Bake at 375 degrees for 12-15 minutes.  Cool slightly and spoon over glaze if desired.

Glaze:

  • 1 ½ c. powdered sugar
  • 2 Tbsp. butter
  • 3 Tbsp. pumpkin puree
  • 1-tsp. cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp. allspice.
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