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BEST Pumpkin Cookies

If you want to try making and eating something different with pumpkin, then this is it! One of the BEST Fall Pumpkin Cookies that my family LOVES!!!!!
Prep Time 45 minutes


  • 1 cup shortening butter
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 1/2 cup pumpkin(canned works fine)
  • 1 egg
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 cup butterscotch bits
  • 1 cup nuts
  • 1 cup raisins


  • 3 Tbsp butter
  • 4 tsp milk
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1 cup confectioners sugar
  • 3/4 tsp vanilla


  • Preheat oven to 375° Cream shortening and sugar; add pumpkin and egg. Combine flour,baking soda,cinnamon,and salt. Mix this into the creamed mixture. Stir in butterscotch bits, nuts and raisins. Spoon the cookie dough onto ungreased cookie sheets and bake 10-12 minutes. Makes 4 to5 dozen.
    Combine Butter, milk,and brown sugar in saucepan and cook until sugar is dissolved. Let cool, then stir in confectioners sugar and vanilla. Frost the cookies while they are hot.


Rich sweet treat that's sure to please!!!!!