Soft Glazed Pumpkin Sugar Cookies
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Recipe type: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Serves: 3 or 4 dozen
  • ½ cup unsalted butter, softened
  • ½ cup vegetable or canola oil
  • ½ cup pumpkin puree {canned pumpkin}
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • ½ cup powdered sugar
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 large eggs
  • 4 cups all purpose flour
  • ¼ teaspoon baking soda
  • ¼ teaspoon cream of tartar
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
  • 3 cups powdered sugar
  • 4 tablespoons water
  • ¼ teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper or silicone baking mat and set aside.
  3. In a large bowl, stir butter, oil, pumpkin, sugars, vanilla and eggs together until incorporated and smooth.
  4. Slowly mix in all dry ingredients until completely incorporated.
  5. Scoop onto prepared baking sheet using 1½ tablespoon scoop and flatten to ½ inch thick using the bottom of a glass where the bottom has been pressed in granulated sugar before flattening.
  6. Bake 8-9 minutes.
  7. While cookies bake, stir all ingredients together for glaze until smooth.
  8. Once cookies are finished baking, cool 3 minutes on baking sheet before transferring to cooling rack.
  9. Spread 1½ teaspoons glaze over each slightly warm cookie (glaze will run a little off the sides). Let glaze harden 2-3 hours before serving.
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