Pumpkin Cookies


1 cup butter, softened
1 cup granulated sugar
1 egg
1 tsp. vanilla
1 cup canned pumpkin
2 cups flour, sifted
1/2 tsp. salt
1 tsp. baking soda
1 tsp. baking powder
1 tsp. cinnamon
1/2 cup chopped walnuts


1/2 cup brown sugar
3 Tbsp. butter
1/4 cup milk
Icing sugar

General Info:
Preheat oven to 350
Yield: 30 cookies approx.


  1. Cream together margarine, sugar & egg.
  2. Add vanilla, & pumpkin; mix well.
  3. Combine flour, baking soda, baking powder, cinnamon, and salt.
  4. Add flour to pumpkin mixture, stir, add walnuts and mix well.
  5. Drop heaping teasspoons of dough onto a greased cookie sheet.
  6. Bake for 10-12 minutes until golden brown.

Instructions for icing:
  1. In a small saucepan, combine brown sugar, milk, and butter.
  2. Boil for 3 minutes and remove from heat
  3. Add enough icing sugar to make a thick spreading consistency.

Serving suggestions & Notes:
These are a nicely spiced cookie, good with or without the icing.