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    Recipe: Pumpkin Spice Cookies With Creamy Brown Butter Icing

    Recipe: Pumpkin Spice Cookies With Creamy Brown Butter Icing

    Halloween 2020 may be behind us, but Fall is still in full swing — and with this, one of the star ingredient of the season, pumpkin!

    To fully enjoy the Fall, and maybe even inspire you for Thanksgiving dinner, food blogger Laurel Evans shared a classic American recipe of pumpkin spice cookies, as featured by Fine Dining Lovers.

    Pumpkin Spice Cookies with Creamy Brown Butter Icing | Credit: Emilio Scoti.

    Pumpkin Spice Cookies with a Creamy Brown Butter Icing

    Dietary: Vegetarian
    Serves: 4
    Time taken: 1 hour


    For the Pumpkin Spice Cookies:
    320 g all-purpose flour
    4g baking powder
    4.5g baking soda
    5g cinnamon
    1g ground nutmeg
    1g ground cloves
    2.5g ground salt
    110g softened butter
    300 g sugar
    350g pumpkin puree
    1 egg

    For the Brown Butter icing
    115g unsalted butter
    240g sifted icing sugar
    Vanilla extract
    10ml pure vanilla extract
    30 to 60 ml of milk


    1. Preheat oven to 175°C.
    2. Combine flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, nutmeg, ground cloves, and salt; set aside.
    3. In a medium bowl, cream together the butter and sugar.
    4. Add pumpkin, egg, and vanilla, and beat until creamy.
    5. Mix in dry ingredients.
    6. Drop on cookie sheet and flatten slightly.
    7. Bake for 15 to 20 minutes in the preheated oven.
    8. Cool cookies, then frost.
    9. Melt butter in a saucepan over medium-high heat until golden brown in color, about 10 minutes.
    10. Pour butter into a bowl, and add sugar, vanilla, and 15 ml milk; stir until smooth.

    Tip: If the icing is too thick, add another tablespoon of milk, a little at a time, until consistency is spreadable.

    Let cool for 5 minutes, and savor it!

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