Spiced Pumpkin Cookies
Makes 36 cookies
Preparation time: 20 mins
Cooking time: 54 mins
Cooling time: 5 mins
2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
1 1/2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup (2 sticks) butter or margarine, softened
1 cup granulated sugar
1 can (15-oz.) LIBBY'S® 100% Pure Pumpkin
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 containers (12 oz. pkg.) NESTLÉ TOLL HOUSE Semi-Sweet Chocolate Morsels
1 cup chopped walnuts
1 Vanilla Glaze (recipe follows)
PREHEAT oven to 350°F. Generously grease a baking sheet; set aside.
COMBINE flour, pumpkin pie spice, baking powder, baking soda and salt in a medium bowl.
Beat butter and granulated sugar in large mixer bowl until creamy.
Beat in pumpkin, eggs and vanilla extract. Gradually beat in flour mixture.
Stir in morsels and nuts.
Drop by rounded tablespoon onto prepared baking sheets.
BAKE for 15 to 20 minutes or until edges are lightly browned.
Cool on baking sheets for 2 minutes; remove to wire rack to cool completely.
Drizzle or spread with Vanilla Glaze.
FOR VANILLA GLAZE:
COMBINE 1 cup powdered sugar, 1 to 1 1/2 tablespoons milk and 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract in small bowl; mix well.