Frosted Pumpkin-walnut Cookies
Flour - all purpose
Brown sugar, firmly
Pumpkin -cooked, mashed
Pumpkin pie spice
Maple frosting recipe
Powdered sugar, sifted
Cream butter; gradually add brown sugar, beating well at medium speed
an electric mixer. Add eggs, one at a time, beating after each
Stir in pumpkin and flavorings.
Combine flour, baking powder, salt, and pumpkin pie spice. Gradually
to creamed mixture, mixing well. Stir in walnuts.
Drop dough by teaspoonfuls 2 inches apart onto greased cookie sheets.
Bake at 375F for 12 minutes. Cool on wire racks. Frost with Maple
Frosting. Yield: 7 1/2 dozen. (Maple Frosting)
Cream butter; gradually add 1 cup powdered sugar, beating well at
speed of an electric mixer. Add remaining sugar alternately with milk,
beating until smooth enough to spread. Add maple extract, and beat
Yield: about 1 cup. From Southern Living Cookbook