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Pumpkin Sugar Cookies

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The most incredibly soft and dense pumpkin sugar cookies with the BEST cream cheese frosting everrr!

Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup canned pumpkin puree (NOT pumpkin pie filling)
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2/3 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 eggs
  • 4 cups flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice
  • Frosting

  • 4 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 2 tablespoons cream cheese, softened
  • 3 tablespoons sour cream or plain greek yogurt
  • 3 cups powdered sugar
  • Instructions

  • In a large bowl mix together butter, pumpkin, sugar, powdered sugar, vanilla, and eggs until smooth.
  • In another bowl whisk together flour, baking soda, cream of tartar, salt, and pumpkin pie spice.
  • Gradually mix dry ingredients into wet ingredients until incorporated. Wrap dough in plastic wrap and chill for 30 minutes.
  • Preheat oven to 350 and lightly grease a baking sheet with cooking spray.
  • Roll dough into 2-inch balls and place on baking sheet. Use the bottom of a tall glass (or a small jar) to flatten the dough balls to 1/2 inch thickness. Bake for 10-14 minutes until cookies start to look “dry”. Allow to cool completely on the baking sheet.
  • To prepare the frosting, cream together butter and cream cheese in a medium bowl. Mix in sour cream. Gradually mix in powdered sugar. Store in airtight container.
  • Store cookies in an airtight container (separate layers of cookies with wax paper or parchment paper) Frost cookies immediately before serving.
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