Frosted Pumpkin Cookies

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Introduction: Frosted Pumpkin Cookies

About: I am a wife and a mother of two. I love reading, biking, kayaking and playing the recorder.

In this instructable, I will show you how to make Frosted Pumpkin Cookies.

Step 1: Ingredients

For this recipe you will need:

2 c all-purpose flour

1 tsp baking soda

1/2 tsp ground nutmeg

1 tsp ground cinnamon

1/2 tsp salt

1 tsp vanilla

1 c melted butter

1 c canned pumpkin

1 tsp baking powder

1 egg

1 c sugar

For the frosting:

4 c powdered sugar

8 oz creamed cheese, softened

1 tsp vanilla

1/2 c butter, melted

Step 2: In a Bowl

Mix the melted butter and sugar together in a large bowl.

Step 3: Add More Stuff to the Bowl

Now add the baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, salt and nutmeg and mix thoroughly.

Step 4: Add Even More Stuff

Now combine the egg and vanilla to the mixture.

Step 5: Even More Stuff Gets Added

Now add the pumpkin and mix it in.

Step 6: Last Addition!

Add the flour now and mix it in completely.

Step 7: Get Out That Spoon...and Baking Sheet...and Parchment Paper

Drop the batter by spoonfuls on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.

Step 8: Bake!

Bake in an oven that has been preheated to 350° for about 11 minutes, or until the cookies are set.

Step 9: Cool Down

Cool the cookies on a wire rack.

Now, these are delicious the way they are, but if you want frosting....read on.

Step 10: Using an Electric Mixer...

Combine the melted butter and cream cheese until creamy.

Step 11: Add More Ingredients

Blend in the vanilla to the mixture.

Step 12: Adding Another Ingredient.

Add the powdered sugar and mix until smooth.

Step 13: Frosting!

Add the frosting to the cookies.

Step 14: Enjoy!

I hope you liked this instructable (and pumpkin!).

If you make these, let me know what you think!

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    I usually don't like pumpkin, But besides pumpkin pie, pumpkin cookies are the best.