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Maple Glazed Pumpkin Cookies

Maple Glazed Pumpkin Cookies

These cookies are superb. Soft and cake-like, not at all dense or sticky. The take on a beautiful shape while baking. What really makes the glaze soar is the light touch of cinnamon which brilliantly lifts the maple syrup in a soft and subtle way.

Maple Glazed Pumpkin Cookies - Get a bite of Fall in your mouth.

Maple Glazed Pumpkin Cookies
 
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The wonderful 'Fall' aroma of these pumpkin cookies are the epitome of the autumn season; and will convert those that claim they don't like pumpkin to the #PSL side.
Ingredients
  • 2½ cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1½ teaspoons of pumpkin pie spice
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • ¾ dark brown sugar
  • 1½ cup canned pumpkin puree
  • 1 egg
Icing
  • 1 cup powdered sugar, more if needed
  • 1⁄4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 tablespoon very soft butter
  • 1⁄2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1⁄4 cup good maple syrup, more if needed
  • for sprinkling: chopped pecans
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Combine flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, nutmeg, ground cloves, and salt; set aside.
  2. In a medium bowl, cream together the ½ cup of butter and white sugar. Add pumpkin, egg, and 1 teaspoon vanilla to butter mixture, and beat until creamy. Mix in dry ingredients. Drop on cookie sheet by tablespoonfuls; flatten slightly.
  3. Bake for 10 to 15 minutes in the preheated oven. Cool cookies, then drizzle glaze with fork.
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To Make Glaze:
  1. In small bowl whisk icing ingredients until smooth and creamy.
  2. Add more powdered sugar if too thin.
  3. Add more maple syrup (or heavy cream or milk) a teaspoons at a time if too thick.
Notes
Do not store them in an airtight container though - they have a lot of moisture from the pumpkin and get wet and mushy.

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Emma

A Military Spouse stationed in the middle of nowhere. Emma loves to cook for her family (while dodging dirty dishes). She is blessed to be a stay at home mom with 3 kiddos. She is passionate about cloth diapering, car seat safety, breastfeeding, homeschooling, frugal living, babywearing, and her Christian faith. More Molly Messy than Susie Homemaker, she has been trying to improve her housekeeping and related skills.

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