Caramel Pumpkin cookies

cake like, surprisingly delicious cookies! Nice change from the holiday sugar cookie.

Yields

4 dozen

Ingredients

2 cups shortening 2 cups white sugar 2 cups canned pumpkin 2 eggs 2 teaspoons baking soda 1½ teaspoons ground cinnamon 1 teaspoon salt 4 cups all-purpose flour 6 tablespoons butter 8 tablespoons milk 2 cups confectioners' sugar 1½ teaspoons vanilla extract 1 cup packed brown sugar

Nutritional information

No nutrition information available

Instructions

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.