Frosted Pumpkin Cookies

Servings: 5 dozen
Prep Time: 17 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 27 minutes


1 cup. butter or margarine, softened
¾ cup granulated sugar
¾ cup brown sugar, packed
1 large egg
1 cup canned pumpkin
2 tsp. vanilla extract
3 cups Pioneer Original or Buttermilk Baking Mix
1 tsp. ground cinnamon
½ tsp. ground nutmeg
1 ½ cup pecans, chopped, toasted
1 can (16 oz) prepared vanilla or cream cheese frosting

Preparation Instructions

  1. Heat oven to 350°F.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, beat butter, granulated sugar, and brown sugar until light and fluffy. Add egg; mix well. Add pumpkin and vanilla.
  3. Add Pioneer Baking Mix, cinnamon, and nutmeg; mix on low speed to combine. Stir in pecans.
  4. Place tablespoonfuls of dough about 2 inches apart on greased baking sheets. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes or until golden brown. Cool on baking sheet for 2 minutes. Remove to wire rack to cool completely.
  5. Frost tops of cookies with vanilla frosting. Garnish with toasted pecan halves, if desired.

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