Old-Fashioned Soft Pumpkin Cookies With Vanilla Glaze

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Jun. 04, 2013

Soft and sweet, these old-fashioned pumpkin cookies are sure to please family friends!


For dry ingredients
All purpose flour 2 1/2 Cup (40 tbs)
Baking powder 1 Teaspoon
Baking soda 1 Teaspoon
Salt 1/2 Teaspoon
Cinnamon 1 Teaspoon
Nutmeg 1/2 Teaspoon
For wet ingredients
Butter 8 Tablespoon , softened
Sugar 1 1/2 Cup (24 tbs)
Canned pumpkin 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Egg 1 , beaten
Vanilla extract 1 Teaspoon
Maple syrup 1 Tablespoon
For glaze
Powdered sugar 2 Cup (32 tbs)
Milk 3 Tablespoon
Butter 1 Tablespoon
Coloured sugar 1/4 Cup (4 tbs) (Optional)
Candy sprinkles 1/4 Cup (4 tbs) (Optional)



1. Preheat the oven to 350 F.


2. In a bowl, put all the dry ingredients together and mix well and set aside.

3. In another bowl, beat together butter and sugar, until well blended using a hand blender.

4. Add pumpkin, egg, vanilla extract, and maple syrup and beat well until mixed and smooth.

5. Beat in the flour mixture little at a time and beat after each addition.

6. In greased baking sheets, drop the mixture using a cookie scoop, spacing well and bake in the oven for 14 to 17 minutes.

7. Remove and let the cookie cool on baking sheet for 2 minutes.


8. In a bowl, put all together all the ingredients for glaze and beat well to combine.

9. Fill the glaze in a zip lock bag, cut the corner and drizzle it over the cookies.


10. Sprinkle with coloured sugar or candy sprinkles, let it set and serve as desired.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 20 Minutes
Ready In: 20 Minutes
Servings: 18

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 281Calories from Fat 63

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 7 g10.8%

Saturated Fat 4 g20%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 158 mg6.58%

Total Carbohydrates 52 g17.3%

Dietary Fiber 1 g4%

Sugars 37 g

Protein 2 g4%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet