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Cinnamon frosted pumpkin cookies, cinnamon sticks, a frosting knife, a glass of milk, and a white plate of cookies on a wood board
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Cinnamon Frosted Pumpkin Cookies

Soft, Chewy Pumpkin Cookies Topped with Light and Fluffy Cinnamon Frosting!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 36 cookies
Calories: 190kcal
Author: Julie Evink

Ingredients

Cookies

  • 1/2 c. shortening
  • 1 1/2 c. sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 c. pumpkin
  • 2 1/2 c. flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp nutmeg
  • 1/2 tsp salt

Cinnamon Frosting

  • 1/4 c. butter melted
  • 1/4 c. shortening
  • 1 1/4 c. powdered sugar
  • 1 Tbsp milk
  • 3/4 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 375 degrees.
  • In a large mixing bowl cream together the shortening and sugar. Add rest of the ingredients and mix until combined.
  • Drop by teaspoon onto greased cookie sheet. Baked 10-12 minutes or until edges are golden brown. Let cool on pan 3-5 minutes. Remove to wire rack and let cool.
  • For the frosting cream together butter and shortening in mixing bowl. Slowly mix in the rest of the ingredients. Spread over cooled cookies.

Nutrition

Serving: 1g | Calories: 190kcal | Carbohydrates: 31g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 8mg | Sodium: 81mg | Potassium: 55mg | Sugar: 18g | Vitamin A: 605IU | Vitamin C: 0.6mg | Calcium: 12mg | Iron: 0.8mg