Double Pumpkin Cut-Out Cookies
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Double Pumpkin Cut-Out Cookies recipe is spiced pumpkin cookies topped with a traditional royal icing and perfect for fall or Halloween!
Recipe type: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Serves: 3 dozen
  • 1 cup shortening
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 1 cup canned pumpkin
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ tablespoon pumpkin pie spice
  • ¾ teaspoon salt
  • 3 cups flour
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 4 tablespoons milk
  • ½ cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 cup confectioner's sugar
  • ¾ teaspoon vanilla extract
  1. Cream shortening, white sugar and pumpkin.
  2. Add eggs and mix well.
  3. Whisk together baking soda, pumpkin pie spice, salt and flour. Add to pumpkin mixture and mix well.
  4. Roll out on generously floured surface to ¼ inch thickness. Cut out with pumpkin cookie cutter and bake at 350 degrees for 8 minutes. Do not over bake.
  1. Cook butter, milk and brown sugar until dissolved.
  2. Cool and add confectioner's sugar and vanilla.
  3. Add food coloring as desired.
  4. Spread over warm cookies. Decorate as desired.
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