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Pumpkin Cookies from the Book

KJuneBug's picture

I just made the Pumpkin Cookies from the new book.  I was pretty surprised at the "egglessness" (is that a word?) of the recipe, but they are really good!  I left out the choc. chips though, we decided we wanted plain this time.  I haven't made the frosting yet, but I might!!

On another note, I would like to know if Lovina knits and/or crochets?  


Re: Pumpkin Cookies from the Book

Could it be more of a glaze than a frosting?  I would assume (I have not seen the recipe) that it would be something like a glaze like some would put on oatmeal cookies.

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Re: Pumpkin Cookies from the Book

Is the icing supposed to be real liquidy?  Mine turned out that way, I think I will add a little more powdered sugar. 

To be discreet, chaste, keepers at home, good, obedient to their own husbands, that the word of God be not blasphemed. Titus 2:5

Re: Pumpkin Cookies from the Book

Jessica is actually correct...Lovina (and many Amish cooks, for that matter) will sorta drizzle their cookies with a glaze rather than the thicker icing that most of us commonly think of...but if you do want a thicker more traditional icing you can add more powdered sugar, use store-bought, or follow a different recipe for icing....

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Re: Pumpkin Cookies from the Book

I did add more powdered sugar, the original recipe didn't set up.  So I have a container of icing in the frig, my children think that is just great!  I'll ice them as they are eaten! Our middle daughter who's 9 says, "those are the most delicious cookies ever!"  That sums it up!!  Pumpkin is full of vitamins so I think that it is great that my children will eat it in the cookies!

PS: I bought 3 organic sugar pumpkins that I baked and pureed yesterday.  The yield was 7 cups of pumpkin puree.  I used some today and froze some for later use.  I had one cup left over, I added some cinnamon and sugar, it's in the frig we are going to have it on our toast in the morning. 

To be discreet, chaste, keepers at home, good, obedient to their own husbands, that the word of God be not blasphemed. Titus 2:5

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