Pumpkin Spice Cookies

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Pumpkin Spice Cookies

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Plate of pumpkin-decorated cookies in green, white and orange icing

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24
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    Servings and Ingredients

    Ingredients
    Serves 24
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    ½ c.butter, softened
    ¾ c.packed brown sugar
    1 ¼ tsp.pumpkin pie spice
    ½ tsp.baking powder
    tsp.salt
    1egg
    1 ⅓ c.all purpose flour
    Powdered Sugar Icing
    pepitas (hulled pumpkin seeds), optional

    Directions

    1. In a large bowl, beat butter with an electric mixer until smooth. Beat in brown sugar, pumpkin pie spice, baking powder and salt.
    2. Beat in egg until well combined. Beat in as much flour as you can with mixer. Stir in remaining flour with a spoon. Chill if necessary until easy to handle.
    3. On a lightly floured surface, roll out dough to 1/4-inch thickness. Cut out pumpkin shapes with cookie cutter. Place 1 inch apart on ungreased cookie sheet. Bake in a 375-degree oven for 6 to 8 minutes or until edges just begin to brown. Cool cookies on wire rack.
    4. Divide icing and tint with food coloring. Place some of the tinted icing in disposable decorating bags. Frost cookies with icing and decorate with piped icing. Add pepitas to garnish, if desired.
    5. Powdered Sugar Icing: In a medium bowl combine 3 cups sifted powdered sugar, 1/2 teaspoon vanilla, 1 tablespoon corn syrup and enough milk (2 to 4 tablespoons) to make icing consistency. Tint with food coloring as desired.

    Nutrition facts

    Servings

    90 Calories per serving

    Amounts Per Serving

    • Total Fat: 4g
    • Cholesterol: 20mg
    • Sodium: 55mg
    • Total Carbohydrates: 12g
    • Protein: 1g

    Daily Values

    0%
    Vitamin A 2%
    0%
    Vitamin C 0%
    0%
    Iron 2%
    0%
    Calcium 2%

    Recipe Source:

    Hy-Vee Seasons Fall 2007.