A couple of friends have requested this recipe… so here it is!
Pumpkin Cookies with Caramel Frosting
1 cup unsalted butter
1 cup sugar
1 tsp. vanilla
1 cup canned pumpkin
1/2 tsp. salt
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 tsp. cinnamon
1 tsp. baking powder
1 tsp. baking soda
1/2 cup chopped pecans or walnuts, optional
1/2 cup raisins, optional
3 T butter
4 T milk
1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar (preferably dark but light will work)
1 1/2 cup powdered sugar
3/4 tsp. vanilla
Cream butter, sugar, vanilla, pumpkin, eggs, and salt in a large bowl. In another bowl, mix flour, cinnamon, baking soda and baking powder; add to creamed mixture and mix well. Add walnuts and raisins and mix. Drop by rounded teaspoonfuls onto ungreased cookie sheet. Bake in preheated 350 degree oven for 11-12 minutes. Let cool.
To make frosting, combine butter, milk and brown sugar in saucepan. Bring to a boil and boil for 2 minutes, stirring constantly. Let cool. Stir in sugar and vanilla. Beat until smooth and creamy. Frost cookies.
Hope you enjoy these as much as we did!!