Monday, January 3, 2011

Only 5 weeks late

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 packed
We went to Fort Wayne for 3 days
We saw 4 families in 2 days
We came back
We packed
We moved
We unpacked
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
2 eggs
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!

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