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Pumpkin Cookies with Maple Glaze

Tender pumpkin cookies with a maple glaze.
Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time50 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Cookies
Keyword: Pumpkin Cookies with Maple Glaze
Servings: 24
Author: Courtney Rich

Ingredients

For the Cookies

  • 1 cup (226 g) unsalted butter
  • 1/2 cup (110 g) light brown sugar, packed
  • 1/2 cup (100 g) granulated sugar,
  • 1 egg, room temperature
  • 1 cup (225 g) pumpkin puree
  • 1 teaspoon (4.2 g) vanilla extract
  • 2 cups plus 2 tablespoons (255 g) all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon (4 g) baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon (1.4 g)salt
  • 2 teaspoons (5.28 g) pumpkin pie spice

For the Glaze

  • 3 tablespoons (42.37 g) butter
  • 1/2 cup (110 g) dark brown sugar packed
  • 1/4 cup (60 g) milk
  • 1 1/2 cups (187.5 g) powdered sugar sifted

Instructions

For the Cookies

  • Preheat your oven to 350 degrees F. Line two baking sheets with parchment paper. Set aside.
  • In the bowl of an electric mixer, fitted with the paddle attachment, cream together the baking sticks and sugars until light and fluffy.
  • Add the pumpkin, egg and vanilla. Mix until incorporated.
  • On low speed, add the flour, baking soda, baking powder, salt and pumpkin spice.
  • Using a cookie scoop about 1.5 inches big, drop cookie dough about 2 to 3 inches apart on the baking sheet.
  • Bake for about 12 minutes, until the edges are golden brown.
  • Let cool for about 30 minutes before adding glaze.

For the Glaze

  • Heat the butter and brown sugar in medium saucepan until bubbly. Cook, stirring constantly for 1 minute. Will be a little thick. Stir in the milk. Blend in the powdered sugar until the mixture is smooth.
  • Pour the glaze by the spoonful over each cookie.