PUMPKIN CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIES WITH MAPLE CREAM FROSTING

Anyone that tries these wants the recipe ASAP....PUMPKIN CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIES WITH MAPLE CREAM FROSTINGEvery fall I get hungry for pumpkin desserts. I have now already made these cookies 4 times in the last 2 weeks! Everyone that tries is in HEAVEN! This recipe makes a lot of cookies so its great to take to any event or just drop some off  to someone special. I have always loved to drop off whatever I have been baking that day, it not only makes my day but it makes theirs! I am a maple "nut" so of course these would be my favorite pumpkin cookie. Believe me when I say you are going to want to almost drink the frosting... that GOOD!! XOXO

PUMPKIN CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIES WITH MAPLE CREAM FROSTING
Author: The Food Nanny
Makes 24-30 large cookies Time: 30 minutes
Ingredients
  • 1 cup (2 sticks) butter, softened
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 3 cups solid pack pumpkin
  • 1 teaspoon lemon extract
  • 5 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 1 /2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 4 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 2 to 3 cups chocolate chips
  • Maple Cream Frosting:
  • 1/2 cup butter (1 stick), softened
  • 3 1/4 cups powdered sugar
  • 4 Tablespoons cream
  • 2 teaspoons maple flavoring
Instructions
  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees
  2. In a large bowl with an electric mixer, mix the butter, sugars, eggs, pumpkin and lemon extract. Mix on low speed for 3 minutes.
  3. In another bowl mix the flour, baking soda, baking powder, salt, cinnamon, and nutmeg. Add this to the wet ingredients a little bit at a time until all mixed together. Stir in the chocolate chips.
  4. Spray a baking sheet with cooking oil. Drop the cookies onto the baking sheet with a tablespoon. Bake at 350 degrees 12 to 15 minutes. Cool on a cooling rack. Frost with maple cream frosting.
  5. Maple Cream Frosting
  6. Cream the butter in a medium size bowl with an electric mixer. Add sugar gradually. Mix well.
  7. Add cream and flavoring. Cream well. Spread on top of cooled cookies.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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