Best Pumpkin Cookies with Vanilla Cream Cheese Frosting. These are delicious melt-in-your-mouth pumpkin cookies topped with vanilla cream cheese frosting. YUM! Amazingly light, fluffy and incredible tasting, makes these the BEST pumpkin cookies EVER!!
We love baking cookies, especially ones that can whip up in a matter of minutes. This happens to be one of those recipes!
Yep. No fuss at all!
Just use one bowl to mix all the ingredients and bake for 10 minutes 🙂
We think these are the BEST pumpkin cookies for a few reasons:
First, they are very soft with a cake-like texture.
Second, the flavor is amazing! Sweet tasting with the perfect amount of pumpkin.
Third, the frosting on top is made with cream cheese and adds the perfect balance to these cookies.
Ingredients Needed for Best Pumpkin Cookies with Vanilla Cream Cheese Frosting:
3. baking soda
4. baking powder
5. ground nutmeg
7. 1 egg
8. vanilla extract
9. all- purpose flour
10. pure pumpkin puree (not pie filling)
11. powdered sugar
12. package of cream cheese
All the ingredients are probably in your pantry and fridge. The cookie dough becomes very soft, similar to our Italian Lemon Cookies that we adore!
This recipes yields about 3 dozen cookies, depending on the size you make them.
You can double this recipe, especially if you plan to make them for any upcoming cookie exchange party. While the cookies are baking in the oven, you can make the frosting easily.
To Make the Vanilla Cream Cheese Frosting:
Lightly beat cream cheese, butter, vanilla extract and powdered sugar together in a bowl and set aside. Allow cookies to completely cool on wire rack, before frosting.
Then, frost each cookie and sprinkle with ground cinnamon on top as the final touch.
Your family and friends will LOVE these Pumpkin Cookies!
To make them even more festive, simply add a sprinkle of orange colored sprinkles or orange colored sugar crystals on top. Kids of all ages will enjoy these pumpkin cookies – for sure!
No matter how you decide to frost them or even decorate them, the vanilla cream cheese frosting is delicious and pairs perfectly with these soft pumpkin cookies.
When you take your first bite, you will fall in love, and so will your guests!
Best Pumpkin Cookies with Vanilla Cream Cheese Frosting are fantastic in every way!
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Vanilla Cream Cheese Frosting:
Directions for Frosting:
Recipe adapted from allrecipes.com
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Anna and Liz
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