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Pumpkin Cookies with Maple Cream Frosting

Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Total Time 32 minutes
Servings 30
Author Holly

Ingredients

  • 1 cup salted butter softened
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 4 large eggs
  • 3 cups canned pumpkin
  • 5 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 4 teaspoons baking powder
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 2 to 3 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips

MAPLE CREAM FROSTING

  • ½ cup salted butter softened
  • cups powdered sugar
  • 4 Tablespoons heavy cream or whole milk
  • 2 teaspoons maple extract

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 350° degrees F. Grease two large cookie sheets or line with parchment paper. Set aside.
  • In a large bowl with an electric mixer, mix the butter, sugars, eggs and pumpkin. Mix on low speed until combined.
  • In a separate large bowl, whisk together flour, baking soda, baking powder, cinnamon, and nutmeg. Slowly add dry ingredients into the wet mixture a little bit at a time and mix until just combined. Stir in chocolate chips.
  • Drop the cookies onto the baking sheet with a cookie scoop or tablespoon. Bake for 12 to 15 minutes. Cool on a cooling rack. When cooled frost with frosting.

MAPLE CREAM FROSTING

  • Cream butter in a medium bowl with an electric mixer. Add powdered sugar gradually until combined. Mix in cream and maple extract. Spread over cooled cookies and enjoy!