11 November 2011

A little pumpkin delight . . .

Awww...
      Pumpkin Cookies + Cream Cheese Frosting
=Fall Bliss

Pumpkin Cookies 

1 cup butter
1 cup pumpkin
1 egg
1 cup brown sugar
2 cups flour
1 tsp. cinnamon
1/2 tsp. pumpkin spice
1 tsp. baking powder
1 tsp. baking soda
1/2 tsp. salt 

Mix~ sugar, butter and egg.
Add pumpkin. Mix well.
Sift dry ingredients.
Add to mixture and beat well.
Drop (using a small rounded cookie scoop)
onto baking sheets.
Bake at 350 degrees for about 9-10 minutes.

Freshly Baked....

Pumpkin Cookies Hot out of the Oven....
When cooled frost with this delectable icing...

Cream Cheese Frosting
recipe courtesy~ Gayle's Bakery 

8 oz. cream cheese (at room temperature)
1/2 (4 oz.) unsalted butter (at room temperature)
4 cups sifted powdered sugar
1 tsp. vanilla

In the bowl of a tabletop mixer fitted with the flat beater, 
cream together the cream cheese and butter, 
scrapping down the bowl and beater twice, until fluffy. 
Add the powdered sugar, first mixing on low speed, 
then increasing the speed to high. Beat until light and fluffy, 
again scrap down the bowl and beater twice. 
Blend in the vanilla. The icing should be smooth and 
spreadable, if it is too thick add a wee bit of milk.
Enjoy!
"The torch of love is lit in the kitchen."
-Anonymous 

"Cookies are made of butter and love."  
~Norwegian Proverb

"For thou shalt eat the labour of thine hands:
happy shalt thou be, and it shall be well with thee."
-Psalm 128:2

Many Blessings to all of you!!
Hope you are having 
a wonderful day!

Meet Miss Jen . . .

I'm a young woman who is truly blessed. Blessed to be a woman, Blessed to be a daughter and Blessed to be a child of God. I have a passion for theology and anything that relates to homemaking! I blog at Blessed Femina. It is my desire to live a life depicted in I Corinthians 10:31 "So whether you eat or drink or whatever you do, do it all for the glory of God." 

5 comments:

  1. These look so delicous, Miss Jen!! I will have to try the recipe. *smiles*

    Blessings in Him,
    Moriah

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  2. Jen! Delightful! I always enjoy reading your posts! :D {Hugs!} Can't wait to try these lovely's!

    In Christ,
    ~Rachel~

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  3. Mmmm! Those look yummy! It's always fun to try "pumpkin recipes" this time of year. =D

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