Welcome to Natasha's Creative Confections! If you have stumbled upon this blog page, then you're in for a real treat! One of my favorite things to do is bake. If you choose to read on you will find pictures and recipes of some of the fabulous treats that I have created. So take a look around and enjoy!

Thursday, October 18, 2012

Iced Pumpkin Cookies

Alright, as promised...here is my latest pumpkiny treat! I've made these before, but they haven't been posted to my blog, so I hope you enjoy :)
Ingredients for Cookies: ~2 1/2 c. all-purpose flour ~1 tsp. baking soda ~1 tsp. baking powder ~1 tsp. ground cinnamon ~1 tsp. ground nutmeg ~1/2 tsp. salt ~1 1/2 c. granulated sugar ~1/2 c. butter, softened ~1 c. pumpkin ~1 large egg ~1 tsp. vanilla extract 1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease baking sheets or line with parchment. 2. Combine flour, baking soda, baking powder, cinnamon, nutmeg & salt in medium bowl.
3. Beat sugar and butter in large mixer bowl until well blended. Beat in pumpkin, egg and vanilla until smooth.
Gradually beat in flour mixture.
4. Drop by rounded tablespoons onto prepared baking sheets. 5. Bake for 10-15 minutes, or until edges are firm. Cool on baking sheets for 2 minutes; remove to wire racks to cool completely.
Ingredients for Glaze: ~2 c. sifted powdered sugar ~3 Tbsp. milk ~1 Tbsp. melted butter ~1 tsp. vanilla extract *Combine ingredients in a small bowl and mix until smooth.
Drizzle onto cookies!

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