My Kitchen

Pumpkin patches + pumpkin cookies

Sharing post from last October….

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This week we brought the kids to a pumpkin patch and baked cookies for our neighbors. We gathered leaves from our yard to create leaf rubbings with a variety of crayons in fall colors. We then cut up the paper into gift tags to put on the cookies.

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Old Fashion Pumpkin Cookies

Inspired by this recipe . I subbed honey for mine

Cookie batter:

1 cup butter, softened (2 sticks)

1/2 cup sugar

1/3 cup of honey)

1 egg

1 cup of pumpkin

1 teaspoon vanilla

1 teaspoon baking powder

1 teaspoon of baking soda

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon

1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg

2 cups of flour

Brown Sugar Icing:

1/4 cup of butter (1/2 stick)

1/4 cup of brown sugar

1/8 cup of milk

1/2 teaspoon vanilla

1 1/3 cup of powdered sugar

Ground cinnamon (optional)

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Directions:

Preheat oven to 350

Beat butter, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, and nutmeg.

Add egg, vanilla. Mix. Add pumpkin. Mix. Add flour. Mix

Drop a spoonful on cookie sheet lined with parchment

Bake for 10 minutes. Cool

Icing:

Warm butter and brown sugar until smooth on stove

Add milk and vanilla. Stir. Add powdered sugar. Stir

Frost or drizzle on cookies

Sprinkle with cinnamon suagr (optional)

ENJOY!

Makes 3-4 batches

 

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