Pumpkin Orange Cookies

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Chewy pumpkin cookies topped with a delicious orange glaze...a great Fall treat...
Ingredients
2 1/2 cuups all purpose flour
1/2 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp salt
1 cup (2 sticks) butter or margarine, softened
1 cup granulated sugar
1/2 cup packed brown sugar
1 large egg
1 can (15-oz) LIbby's 100% Pure Pumpkin
2 Tbsp orange juice
1 tsp grated orange zest
1/2 cup chopped nuts (optional)
Orange Glaze
1 1/2 cups sifter powdered sugar
2 - 3 Tbsp orange juice
1/2 tsp grated orange zest
 
Directions
1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.  Combine flour, baking soda and salt in medium bowl.  Combine butter, granulated sugar and brown sugar in large mixer bowl; beat until creamy.  Add egg, pumpkin, orange juice and orange zest; beat until combined.  Gradually add flour mixture; beat until combined.  Stir in nuts.  Drop dough by rounded teaspoon onto ungreased baking sheets.  Bake for 12-14 minutes or until edges are set.  Remove to wire racks to cool completely. 
2. Combine glaze ingredients in medium bowl until smooth.  Top each cookie with about 1/2 tsp glaze.
 
Notes:
Makes:  4 dozen
Categories:
Meal   SnackDish   Cookie
Cooking Method   BakedPrep Time   less than 15 minutes
Cooking Time   less than 15 minutes




Carolyn Beck

Member since Jun 2008

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