cookies · Fall (Halloween & Thanksgiving)

Iced Pumpkin Tea Cookies

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In my family, we have lots of tea parties.  I’m having one today.  I made these delicious little iced pumpkin cookies, and they are so yummy.  I can’t wait to sit down with a nice cup of tea and some good conversation and devour them. 🙂

Ingredients

2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup butter, softened
1 1/2 cups white sugar
1 cup canned pumpkin puree
1 egg
1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Glaze:
2 cups confectioners’ sugar
3 tablespoons milk
1 tablespoon melted butter
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/8 tsp cinnamon
1/8 tsp pumpkin pie spice

Directions

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Combine flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, pumpkin pie spice, and salt; set aside.

In a medium bowl, cream together the 1/2 cup of butter and white sugar. Add pumpkin, egg, and 1 teaspoon vanilla to butter mixture, and beat until creamy. Mix in dry ingredients. Drop on cookie sheet by tablespoonfuls; flatten slightly.

Bake for 15 to 20 minutes in the preheated oven. Cool cookies, then drizzle glaze with fork or spoon

To Make Glaze: Combine confectioners’ sugar, milk, 1 tablespoon melted butter, 1 teaspoon vanilla, cinnamon, and pumpkin pie spice. Add milk as needed, to achieve drizzling consistency.

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