Soft Pumpkin Cookie Recipe

What are you bringing to Thanksgiving this year? No time to make a pie? Cranberry Sauce already taken? These Soft Pumpkin Cookies are the perfect, quick, easy, and delicious treat to share with your family and friends.

Serves 3-4 dozen


3 cups flour

1 cup butter (softened)

2 cups sugar

1 can pumpkin (15oz can)

1 ½ tsp baking soda

1 ½ tsp baking powder

1 ½ tsp cinnamon

1 ½ tsp vanilla extract

1 tsp salt

1 tsp nutmeg

1 egg


Combine flour, baking soda, baking powder, cinnamon, nutmeg and salt. In a separate bowl cream butter and sugar. Add pumpkin, egg, and vanilla. Beat lightly until creamy. Mix in dry ingredients. Blend well. Drop onto cookie sheet. Bake 15-20 at 350. Cool cookies.



2 cups powdered sugar

3 Tbs milk

1 Tbs melted butter

1 tsp vanilla extract


Combine together in bowl. Mix until smooth.

Glaze cookies when cool.