Pumpkin Orange Cookies

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Chewy pumpkin cookies topped with a delicious orange glaze...a great Fall treat...
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
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.
Makes:  4 dozen
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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