Here is a great twist on a classic cookie, I actually modified a friend's mother's recipe for this one. My secret is home roasting a sugar pumpkin, if you do not have time for this, you can used canned pumpkin.
Full time: 1 hour
Makes 36 cookies approximately
You will need:
1 stick butter, softened
2 1/2 cup flour
1 1/2 cup sugar
1 cup packed roasted puréed pumpkin
1 1/2 tsp allspice
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp baking powder
1 tsp vanilla extract
1/2 tsp salt
2 tbsp sugar
Let us begin:
Preheat oven to 350'.
In a large bowl cream together sugar and butter until fluffy.
Add in egg.
Add in all remaining ingredients.
On a small plate place 2 tbsp sugar.
Scoop out roughly 1 tsp size pieces and roll into a ball.
Place ball onto plate with sugar and roll to fully coat.
Place on baking sheet.
Bake cookies in oven for 8-10 minutes or until nicely golden.
Allow to cool on baking sheet for 5-8 minutes. Move to cutting board or wire rack to finish cooling.