Pumpkin Spice Cookies with Cream Cheese Frosting

Here is the promised recipe.  Hope you enjoy it!


3/4 c. shortening
1 c. sugar
1 c. pumpkin
1 egg
2 c. flour
1 tsp. soda
1 tsp. cinnamon
1/4 tea nutmeg
1 tsp vanilla
1/2 tsp. salt


1/2 package of cream cheese (125 onces)

1/8 cup of butter

1 cup icing sugar

1/2 tsp vanilla


Cream shortening, sugar, and pumpkin.

Add egg and vanilla mix well.

Add sifted dry ingredients.

Drop from spoon onto cookie sheet.

Bake at 350 degrees for 12-15 minutes.

Beat frosting ingredients until smooth.

Frost cookies after they have cooled.


Have any good pumpkin recipes to share?  Comment with a link if you do!

34 thoughts on “Pumpkin Spice Cookies with Cream Cheese Frosting

  1. These look so good!I will have to make them for my next girls night! We would love to do a link swap with you!?

  2. hi i’m following your blog now and found you through casey wiegand’s site….those cookies look delicious! love how you arranged them on the cooling rack. i notice stuff like that!

  3. I want to go make a batch for my coffee every morning now! Thank you for sharing this, you may be my new favorite blogger 😉

    I am a new follower from Fall Followers Fest. Would love a follow back 🙂

  4. OH MY GOODNESS, those cookies look AH-Mazing! I’m so glad it’s fall and I can finally bake again and I will be adding these to my list!

    New follower from followers fest.

  5. Pumpkin spice cookies?! YUM!! These sound so good, I should send my sister this recipe, she would love it! 🙂 I stumbled over here from the followers fest!

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