I know I'm totally off season here posting a pumpkin recipe in May but hopefully you won't mind when you make them and discover how delicious they really are. :)
Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies with Cream Cheese Frosting
3 cups sugar1 cup shortening
2 cups pumpkin
2 tsp vanilla
4 1/2 cups flour
2 tsp baking soda
2 tsp nutmeg
2 tsp cinnamon
1 large package chocolate chips
1 cup chopped nuts (optional)
Cream together shortening and sugar. Add eggs, pumpkin and vanilla. Sift dry ingredients until blended. Add to pumpkin mixture. Add chocolate chips & nuts. Bake at 375 degrees for 8-12 minutes. Cool on rack.
Cream Cheese Frosting
2 packages of cream cheese (softened)
1/2 cup butter (1 stick) (softened)
1 tsp vanilla
2 cups powdered sugar
Cream together cream cheese & butter. Add vanilla. Slowly add powdered sugar. Can be stored in the fridge if you have extra.
I hope you enjoy!!