Pumpkin Cookies with Thin Butter Icing


Hi Folks. Here’s another recipe I found from the past. My friend Thelma gave it to me many years ago. Perhaps I’ll try it for the holidays. How about you?

Pumpkin Cookies     pumpkin cookies

Combine and Cream:

  • 1 cup margarine

  • 1 cup sugar

  • 1 egg


  • ½ cup pumpkin

  • 1 tsp. Vanilla

Sift together and add, mixing well:

  • 1 tsp. Soda

  • 2 tsp. Baking powder

  • ½ tsp. Salt

  • 1 Tbsp. Pumpkin Pie Spice OR (½ tsp. Cinnamon, ¼ tsp. cloves, 1/4 tsp. Nutmeg)


  • 2 ½ cups flour

On ungreased cookie sheets, bake in 350 degree oven 10-15 minutes.

When co0l, ice with a thin butter icing.

Thin Butter Icing

  • 2 tablespoons butter

  • 1 cup powdered sugar, packed

  • 1 1/2 tablespoons milk

  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla

1. Melt butter over hot water in a bowl.

2. Add sugar and milk until smooth. Can use food coloring for various colored icing.


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