Thursday, November 7, 2013

Pumpkin Cookies: A Little Pumpkin Delight

      Pumpkin Cookies + Cream Cheese Frosting
=Fall Bliss

Pumpkin Cookies 

1 cup butter
1 cup pumpkin
1 egg
1 cup brown sugar
2 cups flour
1 tsp. cinnamon
1/2 tsp. pumpkin spice
1 tsp. baking powder
1 tsp. baking soda
1/2 tsp. salt 

Mix~ sugar, butter and egg.
Add pumpkin. Mix well.
Sift dry ingredients.
Add to mixture and beat well.
Drop (using a small rounded cookie scoop)
onto baking sheets.
Bake at 350 degrees for about 9-10 minutes.

Freshly Baked....

Pumpkin Cookies Hot out of the Oven....
When cooled frost with this delectable icing...

Cream Cheese Frosting
recipe courtesy~ Gayle's Bakery 

8 oz. cream cheese (at room temperature)
1/2 (4 oz.) unsalted butter (at room temperature)
4 cups sifted powdered sugar
1 tsp. vanilla

In the bowl of a tabletop mixer fitted with the flat beater, 
cream together the cream cheese and butter, 
scrapping down the bowl and beater twice, until fluffy. 
Add the powdered sugar, first mixing on low speed, 
then increasing the speed to high. Beat until light and fluffy, 
again scrap down the bowl and beater twice. 
Blend in the vanilla. The icing should be smooth and 
spreadable, if it is too thick add a wee bit of milk.

"The torch of love is lit in the kitchen."

"Cookies are made of butter and love."  
~Norwegian Proverb

"For thou shalt eat the labour of thine hands:

happy shalt thou be, and it shall be well with thee."

-Psalm 128:2

Many Blessings to all of you!!

Hope you are having 

a wonderful day!

Living her dream of being a wife and homemaker. Jen happily resides in sweet home Alabama. She firmly believes that the home is a beautiful canvas for biblical hospitality, servant hood and discipleship. All aspects of homemaking are on her list of interests including gourmet cooking, baking, calligraphy, sewing and embroidery. She is also inspired by photography, music, theology and biblical womanhood. 

Jen blogs at Blessed Femina, which she founded in the fall of 2008 to encourage other women in Biblical femininity. It is her greatest desire to live a life depicted in I Corinthians 10:31: "So whether you eat or drink or whatever you do, do it all for the glory of God.


Joy said...

I've been looking for this recipe!! :) I'd better pin it before I lose it!

Mrs.L said...

Simply delicious!!

Shannon Wallace said...

In the over right now! I modified the reciped a bit (coconut oil, half all purpose/half whole wheat flour, half coconut oil and half butter, added vanilla extract). Thank you for sharing!!!!

Anonymous said...

How did it turn out with the modifications? I would like to substitute with some coconut oil too.


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