In the bowl of a stand mixer, cream together the butter, sugar, eggs, and pumpkin on medium speed.
Combine the dry ingredients in a medium-sized bowl and stir to combine.
Slow the mixer down to the lowest level and add in the vanilla and then the dry ingredients. Mix until combined.
Using a cookie scoop, drop dough onto a parchment-lined baking sheet.
Bake for 12 minutes. Allow to fully cool before frosting.
Orange Cream Cheese Frosting
Cream together room temperature butter and cream cheese until light and fluffy.
Slowly add in the powdered sugar, orange zest, and vanilla and mix until combined.
Frost your cooled and amazing cookies!
The dough for these soft pumpkin cookies will be fairly sticky. Resist the urge to keep adding more flour.The cookies will be very soft until completely cooled. Be patient and do wait until they are fully cooled before frosting.
Super Soft Pumpkin Cookies
Amount Per Serving (1 cookie)
Calories 297Calories from Fat 126
% Daily Value*
Saturated Fat 8g50%
Vitamin A 4680IU94%
Vitamin C 1.6mg2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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