Caramel Pumpkin cookiesUser Submitted Recipe
2 cups shortening
2 cups white sugar
2 cups canned pumpkin
2 teaspoons baking soda
1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon salt
4 cups all-purpose flour
6 tablespoons butter
8 tablespoons milk
2 cups confectioners' sugar
1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1 cup packed brown sugar
1. Cream shortening, white sugar an pumpkin. Add eggs and mix well. Sift together flour, baking soda, ground cinnamon and salt. Add to pumpkin mixture and mix well.
2. Drop from spoonfuls to cookie sheet. Bake 10 min. at 350 degrees.
3. To Make Frosting: Cook butter, milk and brown sugar until dissolved. Cool and add confections' sugar and vanilla. Spread over warm cookies.