Frosted Pumpkin CookiesFrosted Pumpkin Cookies South Ogden

2 C butter, softened
2 C sugar
2 t baking soda
2 t baking powder
1 t salt
1 t cinnamon
1 t nutmeg
2 eggs
2 t vanilla
1 (15 ounce) can pumpkin
4 C flour

Beat butter till fluffy and slowly add sugar. Add eggs and mix well. Add pumpkin and mix well. Add all dry ingredients, except flour and mix well. Add flour slowly and mix well. Drop onto cookie sheet and bake at 350, for about 10 min. You will want them just starting to lightly brown around edges. Do not over cook.

FROSTING:
1/2 C butter
1/2 C brown sugar
1/4 C milk
1 t vanilla
5 C powdered sugar
1 T maple syrup
dash salt

In sauce pan combine all ingredients except the powdered sugar. Bring to a boil and remove from heat. Pour into powdered sugar and beat well till mixed. Frost the cookies while slightly warm. If the frosting sets up before you get them frosted, just microwave it a few seconds to soften it and resume frosting. Enjoy!