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Pumpkin (Butternut Squash) Cookies

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 40 +
Author 918 Plate

Ingredients

Cookies

  • 1 C. shortening
  • 1 C. sugar
  • 1 C. roasted butternut squash puree
  • 1 egg
  • 1 t. vanilla
  • 2 C. flour
  • 1 t. baking powder
  • 1 t. baking soda
  • 1 t. cinnamon
  • 1/4 t. allspice
  • 1/4 t. nutmeg

Icing

  • 1 8 oz package cream cheese
  • ½ stick butter
  • 2 t. vanilla
  • 1 lb powdered sugar

Instructions

  1. Cream shortening, adding sugar until mixture is smooth.
  2. Add pumpkin, egg, vanilla
  3. Mix in all dry ingredients.
  4. Drop by teaspoons on to cookie sheet, bake at 375 for 10 to 15 minutes.
  5. Mix it all together, until it makes icing!