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  • 8 Ratings

These yummy pumpkin cookies get their name from their unique pillowy shape. Be sure to drizzle these easy cookies with browned butter glaze for extra sweetness.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens

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Credit: Jacob Fox

Recipe Summary

prep:
50 mins
bake:
6 mins at 400°per batch
Servings:
32
Yield:
about 64 cookies
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Pumpkin Pie Pillows

Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 400°F. In a large bowl beat butter with a mixer on medium 30 seconds. Add next four ingredients (through salt) and beat until combined, scraping bowl as needed. Beat in pumpkin, egg, and vanilla. Beat in flour.

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  • Place dough in a decorating bag fitted with a 1/2-inch open star tip. Pipe 2-inch strips or "s" shapes onto an ungreased cookie sheet.

  • Bake 6 to 8 minutes or until edges are firm but not brown. Remove; cool on a wire rack. If desired, brush or drizzle with Browned Butter Glaze. Let stand until glaze is set.

To Store

Layer cookies between waxed paper in an airtight container. Store at room temperature up to 3 days or freeze up to 3 months.

Nutrition Facts (Pumpkin Pie Pillows)

108 calories; total fat 6g; saturated fat 4g; polyunsaturated fat 0g; monounsaturated fat 2g; cholesterol 21mg; sodium 96mg; potassium 32mg; carbohydrates 12g; fiber 1g; sugar 3g; protein 1g; trans fatty acid 0g; vitamin a 1378IU; vitamin c 0mg; thiamin 0mg; riboflavin 0mg; niacin equivalents 1mg; vitamin b6 0mg; folate 22mcg; vitamin b12 0mcg; calcium 13mg; iron 1mg.

Browned Butter Glaze

Ingredients

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Directions

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  • For browned butter, in a small heavy saucepan cook and stir 1/4 cup butter over medium heat until melted. Continue cooking for 6 to 9 minutes or until butter turns golden, stirring frequently. Cool slightly. In a small bowl stir together the browned butter, 2 cups powdered sugar, and 2 tablespoons milk. If necessary, stir in additional milk (1 tablespoon), 1 teaspoon at a time, until glaze reaches drizzling consistency.

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Reviews

8 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 6
  • 4 star values: 1
  • 3 star values: 1
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 0