Monday, January 3, 2011
Boy, have I been busy. Lets recap my Christmas break thus far:
I finished my final papers
We took a mini-vacation to Indy
We went to Fort Wayne for 3 days
We saw 4 families in 2 days
We came back
I started my new assistantship
Now that Ive had a moment to breathe, I finally decided that I would post those pumpkin sugar cookies that I was so excited about.
Pumpkin Sugar Cookies
3/4 C butter
1/2 C pumpkin
1 1/3 C sugar
1 tsp vanilla
1 1/4 tsp baking poweder
3/4 tsp salt
1 1/2 tsp pumpkin pies spice
1.In a large bowl, cream together butter and sugar. Beat in pumpkin. Add eggs and vanilla, beat until incorporated.
2. Sift together flour, baking powder, salt, and pumpkin pie spice. Stir into batter.
3. Cover and chill overnight or at least 1 hour.
4. Preheat oven to 400* F
5. Roll out dough on floured (or you can use powdered sugar for a sweeter cookie) surface 1/4-1/2 in thick.
6. Bake 6-8 minutes
Cover with your favorite sugar cookie icing and enjoy!